Tag: civil architectural and environmental engineering

American Society of Civil Engineers 2022 president to speak at S&T

Posted by on October 18, 2021

Dr. Dennis D. Truax, the 2022 president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), will present a talk titled “Engineering Our Future” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, on the Missouri S&T campus. He will discuss how ASCE envisions building a better infrastructure system using new methods and advanced materials to support a sustainable, inclusive and equitable society.

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S&T contributes to infrastructure durability and lifespan through national center

Posted by on October 15, 2021

As America’s infrastructure ages and climate change takes a toll on highways, railroads and bridges, Missouri S&T is researching stronger, longer-lasting materials and innovative technologies as a member of the only national university transportation center focused on improving the durability and extending the lifespan of infrastructure.

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Nobel scholar to share climate change solutions in 2021 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 24, 2021

Dr. Don Wuebbles, professor emeritus of atmospheric science at the University of Illinois, calls climate change “the biggest challenge of our time.” Wuebbles, who shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), will discuss extreme weather events related to climate change and possible ways to slow and mitigate the challenge during the 2021 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T engineering and computing programs show high marks in renewed ABET accreditation

Posted by on September 14, 2021

The 16 programs within the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Missouri S&T showed remarkable improvement in receiving renewed accreditation from the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), Inc. “Our department chairs have worked hard to improve their programs, and their work shows in the latest accreditation review,” says Dr. Richard Wlezien, vice […]

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New roles announced for Costas Tsatsoulis, Kamal Khayat

Posted by on August 30, 2021

Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis, vice chancellor of research and dean of graduate studies at Missouri S&T since September 2018, will become vice provost of graduate education at S&T effective Sept. 1. Dr. Kamal Khayat, the Vernon and Maralee Jones Professor of Civil Engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named interim vice chancellor of research, also effective […]

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NSF honors S&T early-career faculty

Posted by on August 24, 2021

From earthquake clues in ancient bedrock to robots to 2D metals, faculty researchers at Missouri S&T are leading their students into fascinating territory – and winning national recognition to boot. Three of our faculty have won CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation this year.

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Missouri S&T researcher wins NSF CAREER Award for 2D metals research

Posted by on July 21, 2021

As electronic devices get smaller and faster, computer chips must get thinner to save space and improve performance. Dr. Chenglin Wu, an assistant professor of structural engineering at Missouri S&T, has won a $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for his work in two-dimensional metals – metals that are three atoms thick – for use in computer chips, sensors and coatings.

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Missouri S&T hosts first in series of national critical minerals workshops

Posted by on July 19, 2021

What are critical minerals, where do we find them, and why are they considered critical? Leading critical-minerals experts from across the country discussed these questions and more during a virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 2-3. The workshop provided insight and answers to issues surrounding materials such as cobalt for lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles, germanium for transistors, tellurium for solar cells and rare earth elements for magnets and electronics.

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Missouri S&T plans new degree in environmental science

Posted by on June 24, 2021

To meet the growing demand and interest in environmental sustainability, Missouri S&T plans to add a new bachelor’s degree in environmental science.

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