Tag: geological sciences

Researchers apply machine learning to study fossil pollen

Posted by on November 16, 2020

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics at Missouri S&T, has joined colleagues from other universities to develop a new, more efficient method of identifying fossilized pollen that combines high-resolution imaging techniques with a form of artificial intelligence known as machine learning. They aim to improve the accuracy of fossil pollen identification and discover links to modern plants.

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Researchers study impact of contaminants in floodwaters

Posted by on November 14, 2019

Last spring’s historic flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers may have distributed toxic contaminants along wide flood routes. Researchers know little about how these materials may affect public health and safety in rural and urban areas. But a group of geologists and geological engineers from Missouri University of Science and Technology is working to […]

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Laudon named chair of geological sciences and engineering department

Posted by on July 17, 2006

Dr. Robert Laudon, professor of geological sciences and engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been named chair of UMR’s department of geological sciences and engineering. Laudon replaces Dr. Jeffrey Cawlfield, who was recently named director of freshman engineering at UMR.

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