Tag: Kummer College of Innovation Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Missouri S&T launches innovation ecosystem design initiative

Posted by on July 24, 2024

Dr. Venkat Allada, professor of engineering management and systems engineering, has been named executive director of the Innovation Ecosystem Design Initiative, a one-year project organized and launched by the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Allada’s appointment took effect July 1.

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David Enke named interim associate dean of Kummer College at Missouri S&T

Posted by on May 20, 2024

Dr. David Enke, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of engineering management and systems engineering, has been named interim associate dean of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Enke’s appointment will take effect June 1.

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S&T unveils active learning classroom

Posted by on January 25, 2024

Thanks to faculty know-how supported by S&T benefactors, students are learning the basics of project management in an environment that eschews a traditional classroom aesthetic for a space that inspires collaboration. Designed in accordance with the principles of active learning, the Fritzmeyer Family Active Learning Classroom, located in Room 104 of the Engineering Management Building, opened at the beginning of the fall 2023 semester.

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James D. Sterling named vice provost and founding dean of Missouri S&T’s Kummer College

Posted by on January 8, 2024

Dr. James D. Sterling, whose teaching and research interests include applied entrepreneurship and bioengineering, has been named vice provost and founding dean of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Sterling is a professor in the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences at the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, California, which is a member of the Claremont University Consortium.

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Missouri S&T faculty collaborate to teach value-driven engineering design

Posted by on November 29, 2023

Two components critical to innovation that are often taught and practiced separately were recently integrated in an introductory engineering design course that’s required for all first-year engineering and computer science students at Missouri S&T. The third week of the course was taught by economics faculty, who introduced value-driven engineering design and economic integration.

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Business student Lauren Moersch sets sights on a future driven by innovation

Posted by on August 29, 2023

Lauren Moersch knew she wanted to be a business major in college and eventually pursue a career in real estate. But when she started looking at universities, Moersch, a senior in business and management systems at Missouri S&T, found that large programs at large schools simply did not offer ample opportunities to differentiate herself.

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New roles announced for Tim Faley, Susan Murray

Posted by on February 21, 2023

Dr. Tim Faley, associate vice chancellor for innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization, will become interim vice provost and dean of the Kummer College, effective March 1. Dr. Susan Murray, acting vice provost and dean of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development, will become interim vice provost for online education at Missouri S&T, also effective March 1.

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Missouri S&T students compete to define innovation

Posted by on December 8, 2022

The popularity of the word innovation seems nowhere near its peak, but what does the term actually mean? A recent competition challenged Missouri S&T students to address that question with a physical or digital creation. The competition was part of the university’s two-year anniversary celebration in October of the $300 million gift from the late […]

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Missouri S&T starts school year with record percentage of women students, new college

Posted by on August 23, 2022

Missouri S&T began classes on Monday, Aug. 22, with the highest percentage of women students in history. The percentage of female students on the first day of classes is 24.2%, which surpasses the previous record percentage of 23.9%, set in 2016 and 2021.  

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