Tag: Fort Leonard Wood

S&T, Phelps Health receive $5.1 million to help military address traumatic brain injury

Posted by on April 8, 2019

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Armed with more than $5.1 million in federal funds, researchers at Missouri S&T and Phelps Health are helping the U.S. Army tackle the persistent problem of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among soldiers and recruits.

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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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Missouri S&T explosives researcher studies blast-induced brain injuries

Posted by on February 15, 2018

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The Experimental Mine at Missouri S&T is known to many as the site of a popular summer Explosives Camp for high school students, and for its designation by Popular Science magazine as the country’s “coolest lab.” For Dr. Catherine Johnson, assistant professor of explosives engineering, the Missouri S&T mine is also an invaluable testing ground to study a life-altering ailment that can impact athletes, car accident victims, members of the military and others: traumatic brain injury (TBI). In partnership with neuroscientists from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and researchers with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the native Briton uses the outdoor lab to mimic battlefield conditions and explore how carefully calibrated explosions affect the brain’s wiring.

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Missouri S&T engineering students assist local governments as project management consultants

Posted by on December 4, 2017

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As far as undergraduate course schedules go, Dr. Joan Schuman’s Introduction to Project Management class meets at a reasonable time: twice weekly for 75 minutes in the late morning. But for Missouri S&T senior Sergey Isayko and his three classmates, advising the city of St. Robert on a plan to install solar-powered streetlights in a newly annexed neighborhood meant numerous trips after dark to the Fort Leonard Wood bedroom community, population 5,750, located about 30 miles southwest of Rolla.

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Missouri S&T string quartet performs at Fort Leonard Wood

Posted by on October 10, 2014

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A string quartet featuring students from Missouri University of Science and Technology recently provided music for the U.S. Army Military Police School’s “Commandant’s Community Leader Social.”

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Fort Leonard Wood commanding general to visit S&T

Posted by on September 27, 2013

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U.S. Army Maj. Gen Leslie C. Smith, commanding general of the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence at Fort Leonard Wood, will visit the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus on Monday, Sept. 30.

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Explore business opportunities through federal government, UMR

Posted by on May 12, 2006

The Office of Technology Commercialization and Economic Development at the University of Missouri-Rolla and the Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers are sponsoring a seminar on contracting and grant opportunities through the federal government from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at St. Robert Municipal Center, 194 East Lawn Ave., St. Robert, Mo.                 

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