Tag: electrical and computer engineering

Hidden danger in electric vehicle fires

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Like a fire in a wall, fires in electric vehicle (EV) batteries burn unseen. Researchers at Missouri S&T are working with mine operators and firefighting agencies to plan for and mitigate EV fire risks.

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Ferdowsi named interim associate dean for research in S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Dr. Mehdi Ferdowsi has accepted the position as interim associate dean for research in CEC effective Sept. 1. He is a professor of electrical and computer engineering and has been working with the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a program director since September 2020.

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Kimball named chair of electrical and computer engineering

Posted by on June 30, 2022

Dr. Jonathan Kimball, professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE), has accepted the role of ECE chair. The appointment is effective August 1.

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Missouri S&T undergraduates exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on April 11, 2022

Nine undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri, on Monday, April 11, to participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.  The event, which is designed to inform Missouri’s lawmakers about research at Missouri universities, welcomes undergraduate students from all four University of Missouri System campuses. […]

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Six inducted into Missouri S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Posted by on April 8, 2022

Six electrical and computer engineers with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering during the academy’s induction ceremony, which was held Thursday, April 7, at Comfort Suites Conference Center. Founded in 1980, the academy is a departmental advisory group composed of alumni […]

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Saluting S&T engineering alumnae

Posted by on March 8, 2022

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a time to appreciate the contributions of women and girls around the world. We salute Missouri S&T alumnae for the difference they continue to make in Rolla and for their influence in their professions and communities. Here are a few of the thousands of women we’re proud to call S&T graduates. 

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Donnell named Woodard Associate Professor for Excellence

Posted by on February 8, 2022

Missouri S&T has named Dr. Kristen Donnell, an expert in microwave non-destructive testing of materials and high-frequency sensing, as the Woodard Associate Professor for Excellence. Donnell is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE) at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T research gives ‘brain’ to military robots

Posted by on November 10, 2021

Robots are widely used in commercial applications and military and police operations around the world, but they lack visual perception and threat-recognition because they often operate solely on location sensors. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are using deep learning – a type of machine learning – to develop “leader-follower” robot swarms equipped with cameras that will allow them to visually perceive and learn, recognize threats and analyze options to keep humans safe from harm.

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Nidec donation makes big difference for students

Posted by on October 26, 2021

Missouri S&T undergraduates in the power lab have more elbow room and use industry-standard equipment thanks to a $100,000 donation from St. Louis-based Nidec Motor Corp. Jonathan Kimball, director of the Center for Research in Energy and the Environment and a professor of electrical and computer engineering, says the new lab makes a big difference.

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Missouri S&T researchers patent implants made with bioactive glasses and metals

Posted by on August 2, 2021

Medical devices made of bioactive glasses and metals that dissolve at the end of their operational lifespan could replace other types of implants and eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose, say researchers at Missouri S&T. The researchers recently received a patent for the device.

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