Tag: computer science

Algorithmic advances: S&T researcher works to improve geospatial analytics

Posted by on November 29, 2023

Imagine owning a library with every book imaginable — millions and millions of titles — but not having a way to organize the different texts or search for specific information.

This is essentially the scenario Missouri S&T researcher Dr. Satish Puri works to fix, but instead of it being a brick-and-mortar library filled with books, he is working with petabytes of digital data — primarily geospatial information, such as maps — and finding the best ways to run queries and get useful results as quickly as possible.

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87 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% cited scientists in their fields for career or single-year impact

Posted by on November 3, 2023

A total of 58 current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 72 current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2022, according to a recent analysis of standardized citation indicators of the Elsevier Data Repository published by Stanford University.

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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Missouri S&T announces new Kummer Endowed Chair of Computer Science

Posted by on June 29, 2023

Dr. Seung-Jong “Jay” Park has been named Kummer Endowed Chair of Computer Science at Missouri S&T effective Aug. 1.

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Madria’s millions: S&T cybersecurity expert receives large federal research grants

Posted by on March 7, 2023

The United States military could one day more quickly identify and assess the threat of objects in the sky, such as the Chinese balloon that was recently in the news or other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), thanks to research being conducted at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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S&T student receives international accolades for research

Posted by on January 12, 2023

When winter break begins, students at many universities may breathe a sigh of relief and enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Missouri S&T student Arindam Khanda, however, does not fit this description, and he has the accolades to prove it. Khanda, a Ph.D. student studying computer science, spent his winter break in India and took […]

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The year in research – stories worth revisiting

Posted by on December 22, 2022

From using artificial intelligence to help match kidney transplant donors with those in need to designing more helpful assistive robots for people with disabilities, Missouri S&T researchers are coming up with innovative ways to tackle challenges. Here’s a look back at 10 research topics  that demonstrate the variety and depth of research at S&T.

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Dr. Sajal Das named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Posted by on December 8, 2022

Dr. Sajal Das, professor and Daniel St. Clair Endowed Chair of computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor.

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Gao named interim chair of computer science

Posted by on August 25, 2022

Dr. Stephen Gao, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE), has accepted the role of interim computer science department chair. He will begin his new role Sept. 1.

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Smart, connected farms could assist agricultural hazard management

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Farming communities face many threats to their livelihood – pest migration, disease spore dispersal, adverse weather and weed spread to name a few. Researchers at Missouri S&T are developing infrastructure for smart and connected farms to improve timely data sharing so that communities can better respond to production threats.

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