Tag: design teams

Innovation doesn’t take the summer off

Posted by on July 1, 2021

Most S&T students take a well-earned break in the summer, but the quiet on campus is still occasionally disrupted by the roar of a rocket launch or the rumble of a racecar engine coming from the Student Design and Experiential Learning Center.

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Missouri S&T design teams on display at St. Louis Science Center

Posted by on February 18, 2019

The St. Louis Science Center will celebrate National Engineers Week 2019 with a program called SciFest: Engineering Expo. Visitors are invited to see, touch and interact with student engineering projects from Missouri S&T and other scientific organizations.

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Missouri S&T Drillbotics team a finalist in 2018 competition

Posted by on April 25, 2018

A team of students from Missouri S&T, competing in only its second year, is one of nine teams from around the world selected as a finalist in the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section (DSATS) Drillbotics Competition. Judges will visit Missouri S&T on May 1 to review the team’s project.

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S&T student design teams are ready for competition

Posted by on March 20, 2018

Spring is student design season at Missouri S&T. At any given time during the semester you can see students constructing rockets, driving Formula-style cars around campus parking lots or floating concrete canoes on a local lake.

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Missouri S&T to host ASCE events like concrete canoe racing and bridge construction

Posted by on April 18, 2016

Concrete canoes will float, steel bridges will be constructed and retaining walls made of paper will support wooden structures when Missouri University of Science and Technology hosts the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2016 Mid-Continent Student Conference April 21-23.

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Missouri S&T’s Advanced Aero Vehicle Group set to soar

Posted by on April 23, 2015

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will fly its student-designed and -built airplane over 100 feet into the air and drop a small sandbag onto a target as part of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ (SAE) annual Aero Design West Competition.

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Missouri S&T’s Human Powered Vehicle Team earns third place

Posted by on May 1, 2014

Missouri S&T’s Human Powered Vehicle Team earned third place at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2014 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge West Coast Competition, held April 25-27 in San Jose, Calif.

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Missouri S&T to participate in St. Louis Auto Show

Posted by on January 10, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology, formerly the University of Missouri-Rolla, will showcase its automotive-related educational programs and student design projects Jan. 23-27 at the 2008 St. Louis Auto Show, held at the America’s Center and Edwards Jones Dome. 

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UMR team designs amphibious dune buggy

Posted by on March 27, 2007

A team of UMR students is busy designing an off-road and off-land vehicle to compete in the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Baja East competition April 12-14 in Ocala, Fla.         

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New team designs ‘go-kart on steroids’ for off-road competition

Posted by on May 12, 2006

From human-powered vehicles to solar cars to Indy-style racing cars, the University of Missouri-Rolla is known for its student design teams. This year, a UMR team is working on a new project — a dune buggy. 

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