Tag: Kwame Awuah-Offei

Missouri S&T receives NSF funding for 4th annual critical minerals workshop

Posted by on March 19, 2024

Missouri S&T has been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to host the fourth annual Resilient Supply of Critical Minerals workshop, which will be Wednesday, Aug. 7, and Thursday, Aug. 8. 

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Missouri S&T team wins international metal mine design competition

Posted by on March 12, 2024

A Missouri S&T student team recently returned from Phoenix to the S&T campus as champions. S&T students won the Metallic Student Design Competition at the 2024 SME Annual Conference and Exhibition.

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S&T-led critical minerals Tech Hub to be considered for over $40 million in federal funding

Posted by on December 19, 2023

As one of the nation’s 31 Tech Hubs, the Critical Minerals and Materials for Advanced Energy Tech Hub, led by Missouri S&T, will soon be considered for a range of $40 million to $70 million in federal funding.

The university is currently hosting workshops to strategize on how to make the strongest case possible.

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87 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% cited scientists in their fields for career or single-year impact

Posted by on November 3, 2023

A total of 58 current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 72 current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2022, according to a recent analysis of standardized citation indicators of the Elsevier Data Repository published by Stanford University.

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Missouri S&T hosts national discussion on critical minerals crisis

Posted by on August 17, 2023

For over 150 years, Missouri S&T has been a leader in the field of mineral recovery, and that continued to be the case last week when the university hosted the third annual Resilient Supply of Critical Minerals national workshop.

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Missouri S&T students exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on April 6, 2023

Thirteen undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri on Thursday, April 6, to participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.

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S&T professor receives SME’s Environmental Distinguished Service Award

Posted by on March 30, 2023

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei, chair of mining and explosives engineering at Missouri S&T, was recently presented with the Environmental Distinguished Service Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME).

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Better than ‘Lassie?’: S&T student studies robotic dog’s potential for mine emergencies

Posted by on March 6, 2023

Can a robotic version of man’s best friend help miners in perilous situations escape? That is a question Dustin Peterson, a mining engineering student at Missouri S&T, has been contemplating, and he says the research is promising.

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Awuah-Offei named chair of Missouri S&T mining and explosives engineering

Posted by on May 6, 2022

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei has accepted the role as chair of mining and explosives engineering effective Aug. 1, 2022. He was named interim chair of the program in July 2018.

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Modern mining: How an ancient profession is playing a critical role in contemporary life, on earth and beyond

Posted by on January 31, 2022

If you think of mining as an antiquated, old-tech industry, Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei suggests you consider your smartphone. “There are 46 elements in your iPhone, and every one of them comes from the earth,” says Awuah-Offei, Union Pacific/Rocky Mountain Energy Professor in mining engineering and interim director of mining and explosives engineering at Missouri S&T.

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