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Missouri S&T researcher wins NSF grant to help reduce pollution

Posted by on September 19, 2022

Dr. Abhijit Gosavi, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri S&T, has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation. The grant – titled “Collaborative Research: Continuous-State Reinforcement Learning for Remanufacturing” – provides nearly three years of funding.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 16, 2022

Rita Dove, whose many accomplishments include the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and a stint as United States Poet Laureate, will appear at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Monday, Oct. 10. The event is free and open to the public.

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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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The rise of renewable energy means utility companies must change business models

Posted by on July 21, 2022

With the rise of individual households producing surplus power via solar panels and selling energy back to power companies, the profitability of electric companies could drop and lead to acquisitions and mergers. The electric industry has also seen changes in renewable energy integration and regulatory changes that could lead to shrinking profits and firm consolidations.

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In its first 12 hours, S&T’s Kummer College hosts first Ph.D. dissertation defense

Posted by on July 6, 2022

Less than 12 hours after being officially established on July 1, the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development at Missouri S&T hosted its first doctoral dissertation defense. Javier Valentín-Sívico’s dissertation investigates the lack of adequate broadband in many rural communities. His advisor was Dr. Casey Canfield, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering.

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Cassandra Elrod named interim chair of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department

Posted by on July 1, 2022

Dr. Cassandra C. Elrod has been named interim chair of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s business and information technology (BIT) department. BIT is one of three founding departments in the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development, which was established July 1.

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David Enke named interim chair of Missouri S&T’s engineering management and systems engineering department

Posted by on July 1, 2022

Dr. David Enke, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of engineering management and systems engineering (EMSE) has been appointed interim chair of the department. EMSE is one of three founding departments of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development, which was established July 1.

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Susan Murray named acting vice provost and dean of Missouri S&T’s Kummer College

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Susan Murray, chair and professor of psychological science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named acting vice provost and dean of the university’s Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development.

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Melody Lo named Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at S&T

Posted by on April 18, 2022

Dr. Melody Lo, a professor of economics at Arkansas State University, has been named the inaugural John and Ruth Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She will assume the role of chair in the fall 2022 semester. Lo succeeds Dr. Michael Davis, who has […]

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One year later, $300 million gift from June and Fred Kummer yielding big results

Posted by on October 6, 2021

Fred and June Kummer discuss their transformative $300 million gift to Missouri S&T in this October 2020 video. When the couple behind the world’s largest builder of hospitals announced their donation of $300 million to Missouri S&T last October, Chancellor Mo Dehghani called the gift “transformative for S&T, the Rolla region and our state.” One […]

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