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EPA chief reappoints S&T environmental engineering professor to Science Advisory Board

Posted by on October 22, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the 11 members of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) and invited Missouri S&T professor Dr. Joel Burken to serve another three-year term. “I am grateful to be able to serve the EPA for several more years,” says Burken, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering […]

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Burken joins EPA advisory board

Posted by on January 17, 2017

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Dr. Joel Burken, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected to serve on the U.S. Environmental Agency’s Science Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB is made up of experts from across the country, in areas such as epidemiology, public health, medical research, biology and other fields related to protecting human health and the environment.

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Missouri S&T researcher earns $1 million EPA grant to study climate change effects on indoor air quality

Posted by on July 24, 2015

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Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fund research on the impacts of climate change on indoor air quality and resulting health effects.

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Missouri S&T student improving rural drinking water

Posted by on May 30, 2014

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A Ph.D. student from Missouri S&T is screening Missouri drinking water for common and emerging water contaminants and seeking new technologies to improve drinking water quality.

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S&T team to compete in EPA sustainability challenge

Posted by on April 16, 2014

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Six students from Missouri University of Science and Technology are headed to Washington, D.C., this month to compete in the 10th annual Environmental Protection Agency People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Awards Competition and National Sustainable Design Expo.

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UMR undergraduate gets EPA fellowship

Posted by on September 20, 2007

Hannah Bruce, a junior in environmental engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, is one of 15 students nationally to receive an Environmental Protection Agency fellowship to support her studies.

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Emissions research garners national EPA award for UMR

Posted by on May 1, 2007

As part of a larger consortium, a team of researchers from the University of Missouri-Rolla has developed a test that will, for the first time, allow scientists to accurately gauge the impact jet aircraft emissions have on global climate change.

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UMR gets EPA grant to test hybrid solar panels

Posted by on February 10, 2006

Joel Lamson, a graduate student at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has a black monolith, several stories high, in his back yard. But Lamson isn’t trying to recreate some science fiction scene; the monolith is really a newfangled solar panel engineered for a UMR research project.                               

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‘Smart engine’ shows promise for leaner, greener vehicle, say UMR researchers

Posted by on January 27, 2006

An advanced controller is showing “promising results” by learning on-the-fly how to operate an engine cleaner and more efficiently, say researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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UMR chemist earns EPA award for "green" latex paint additive

Posted by on June 21, 2005

University of Missouri-Rolla chemist Dr. Michael Van De Mark, director of the UMR Coatings Institute, received a Presidential Green Chemistry Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for his invention of an environmentally friendly latex paint additive that reduces volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions. The additive is marketed under the trademark Archer RC by Archer […]

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