Tag: Innovation

Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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Innovation, the Rolla way

Posted by on November 3, 2020

From our founding, S&T and innovation have been tightly linked Note: Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, is Founders Day at Missouri S&T. It marks the 149th anniversary of the first day of classes at our university, then known as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy. For more about our history and our 150th anniversary celebration, […]

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Missouri S&T receives $300 million gift from June and Fred Kummer

Posted by on October 12, 2020

“Transformative” donation is the largest ever in higher education in Missouri; boost also foreseen for local and state economies In the largest single gift in the history of Missouri higher education, St. Louis businessman Fred Kummer and his wife June have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri S&T, the university announced […]

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Op-ed: For 150 years, innovation has run through Rolla

Posted by on February 16, 2020

The following opinion piece by Missouri S&T Chancellor Mohammad Dehghani has appeared in several media outlets in Missouri, including The Missouri Times, Springfield News-Leader, The Rolla Daily News and Phelps County Focus. Doppler radar. Mobile payment systems. A GPS in the palm of your hand. We take these types of everyday technologies for granted. But […]

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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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Bachman honored with Leavey Award for entrepreneurship

Posted by on August 10, 2017

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Dr. Bonnie Bachman, professor and faculty fellow in economics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of seven educators in the country to receive the Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education. The award will be presented in San Francisco in November.

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Miner Tank fuels student innovation

Posted by on April 12, 2017

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From a proposal to create synthetic amino acids to help meth babies recover from addiction to the design of a new type of robotic joint to simplify complex movements, some inventive ideas of several Missouri University of Science and Technology students are a step closer to reality thanks to the university’s Miner Tank project.

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Three Missouri S&T students named University Innovation Fellows

Posted by on January 12, 2017

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By assessing the current environment for entrepreneurs and innovators at Missouri University of Science and Technology, three of its students hope to measure and then improve the climate through creativity and design-focused thinking.

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University Innovation Fellows ignite connections at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 27, 2016

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Cori Hatley and Eric Fallon have learned a lot about the many entrepreneurship and innovation opportunities available through Missouri S&T. But they weren’t always so knowledgeable.

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15 important innovations of 2015

Posted by on December 16, 2015

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Inkless printing. Hydrogen-producing bacteria. Hollow concrete columns that are stronger than solid ones. New insights into what American GIs discovered in Nazi concentration camps at the end of World War II. These are among the many notable innovations and discoveries made by Missouri University of Science and Technology professors and students in 2015. Here are […]

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