Tag: education

Professor’s "unified theory" for calculus on a fast track

Posted by on January 22, 2003

A University of Missouri-Rolla mathematician’s research into a "unified theory" of continuous and discrete calculus is gaining the attention of mathematicians worldwide for numerous applications, including the study of insect populations.

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Student’s space shuttle research wins national competition

Posted by on January 22, 2003

A University of Missouri-Rolla graduate student’s research on a guidance system for the next generation of space shuttles won first place nationally in the graduate student competition of the 2003 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) National Student Conference. The conference was held Jan. 7 in Reno, Nev.

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UMR developing Missouri’s first interdisciplinary engineering program

Posted by on December 5, 2002

Aided by a $100,000 planning grant from the National Science Foundation, educators at the University of Missouri-Rolla are mapping out a novel approach to teaching engineering — one that will incorporate more hands-on design and engineering to better prepare students for emerging engineering careers.

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