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Missouri S&T to host Blasters Training Seminar in January 2020

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Missouri S&T will host a Blasters Training Seminar Jan. 8-10, 2020 at its Experimental Mine. Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine location will provide access to activities and demonstrations in underground workings and small-scale quarries, including magazine facilities.

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The year in research: 18 stories worth revisiting

Posted by on December 17, 2018

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From studies on how DNA could be used to deliver targeted cancer treatments to research on how to develop trust with artificial intelligence to studies on gender bias, traumatic brain injury, electric vehicle charging and more, Missouri S&T faculty and students explored a variety of research topics in 2018. Here are 18 major research stories from S&T for the 2018 calendar year.

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Military background spurs Missouri S&T explosives engineering Ph.D. student’s research on traumatic brain injury

Posted by on July 11, 2018

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While in the Marine Corps, Missouri S&T explosives engineering Ph.D. student Barbara Rutter saw the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on her fellow soldiers’ lives firsthand. Those experiences have led Rutter to devote her graduate research to the relationship between physical building damage and TBI occurrence, so that the military can easily determine if an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion has caused such an injury.

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Fireworks 101: Behind the scenes of a pyrotechnics class

Posted by on June 27, 2018

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Five hours before kickoff of a Missouri S&T Miners football game last September, Leanna Lincoln and her dozen S&T classmates are wiping sweat from their brows. The sun beats down on an empty practice field just beyond the south end zone as Lincoln listens to S&T explosives engineering instructor Jerry Vaill.

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Missouri S&T celebrates students for outstanding research

Posted by on March 23, 2018

The graduate studies office at Missouri S&T celebrated the winners of the ninth annual Graduate Fellows Poster Session at an awards banquet held Wednesday, March 21.

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Braden T. Lusk named chair of mining and nuclear engineering

Posted by on July 5, 2016

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Dr. Braden T. Lusk, professor of mining engineering at the University of Kentucky and a two-time graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the mining and nuclear engineering department at Missouri S&T effective Aug. 15.

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Ph.D. in explosives engineering offered this fall at Missouri S&T

Posted by on August 28, 2014

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Missouri University of Science and Technology will offer the nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering beginning this fall. The new doctorate will help the university fill critical shortfalls in government and industry. In the mining industry alone, more than 5,000 engineers will retire in the next decade.

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S&T offers nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering

Posted by on February 11, 2014

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Missouri University of Science and Technology has been approved by the Coordinating Board for Higher Education to offer the nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering. Missouri S&T was also the first in the nation to offer undergraduate and post-graduate minors in explosives engineering in 2005, a postgraduate certificate in 2006, and a master’s degree in […]

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Curators approve nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering

Posted by on November 21, 2013

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A pioneering program in explosives engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology is poised to expand to the doctoral level. The University of Missouri System Board of Curators voted to approve the degree program at its Nov. 21 meeting. The program now must be approved by the Coordinating Board of Higher Education.

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Summer campers to practice the art of blowing stuff up

Posted by on May 18, 2007

High school students from as far away as Hawaii and Egypt are planning trips to Rolla, Mo., next month to practice the art of blowing stuff up.

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