Tag: critical minerals

Engineers Week: S&T student says mining is vital to propel society forward

Posted by on February 19, 2024

The key to advancing future technologies lies with one of the world’s oldest industries. 
 
That message may sound counterintuitive at first glance, but Kate Johnson, a mining engineering student at Missouri S&T, says it makes perfect sense. 

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S&T-led critical minerals Tech Hub to be considered for over $40 million in federal funding

Posted by on December 19, 2023

As one of the nation’s 31 Tech Hubs, the Critical Minerals and Materials for Advanced Energy Tech Hub, led by Missouri S&T, will soon be considered for a range of $40 million to $70 million in federal funding.

The university is currently hosting workshops to strategize on how to make the strongest case possible.

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Notable moments of 2023

Posted by on December 14, 2023

In 2023, Missouri S&T broke records for Career Fairs, broke ground for two new buildings and took education on the road with a STEM Mobile. These are among our many achievements this year. Read about 10 notable and newsworthy Missouri S&T moments from 2023.

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S&T awarded EPA’s Pollution Prevention grant to train mining professionals

Posted by on November 6, 2023

A Missouri S&T research team has been awarded a Pollution Prevention (P2) grant for over $850,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to focus on pollution and waste related to the mining of critical minerals in Missouri and Alaska.

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Critical minerals expertise leads Missouri S&T to be named one of nation’s Tech Hubs

Posted by on October 24, 2023

Missouri S&T’s expertise in critical minerals and materials research has led to its selection as one of 31 Regional Innovation and Technology Hubs (Tech Hubs) funded through the CHIPS and Science Act.

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Missouri S&T hosts national discussion on critical minerals crisis

Posted by on August 17, 2023

For over 150 years, Missouri S&T has been a leader in the field of mineral recovery, and that continued to be the case last week when the university hosted the third annual Resilient Supply of Critical Minerals national workshop.

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Hidden treasures: S&T researcher aims to recover critical minerals, precious metals from unconventional sources

Posted by on July 19, 2023

The United States’ need for critical minerals for manufacturing has reached a crisis level, and researchers at Missouri S&T are leading the charge to develop solutions. Dr. Lana Alagha, an associate professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, recently received a $375,000 grant from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop and enhance methods for […]

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Registration open for Missouri S&T’s national critical minerals workshop

Posted by on May 25, 2023

Registration is now open for the third annual Resilient Supply of Critical Minerals workshop, which will be Wednesday, Aug. 9, and Thursday, Aug. 10, at Missouri S&T.

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S&T professor leads DOE project to curb climate change, critical minerals crisis

Posted by on March 9, 2023

A researcher at Missouri S&T was recently tapped by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to lead a $2 million grant project related to critical minerals and clean energy.

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S&T expert testifies before House subcommittee on ‘America’s Critical Minerals Crisis’

Posted by on February 10, 2023

Dr. Michael Moats, chair of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, appeared before a U.S. House of Representatives panel Thursday (Feb. 9, 2023) to provide expert testimony on critical minerals production in the United States and the impact of foreign production of these minerals to the U.S. Moats, a professor of metallurgical engineering at […]

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