Tag: materials science and engineering

Missouri S&T graduate engineering programs on the rise in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Posted by on April 24, 2023

Missouri S&T is again one of the nation’s top-ranked institutions for pursuing a graduate degree in engineering, and several specific degree programs are on the rise, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Kelley Wilkerson receives 2023 Women’s Advocate Award

Posted by on April 12, 2023

Dr. Kelley Wilkerson, assistant teaching professor of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Dr. Elizabeth Cummins Women’s Advocate Award at Missouri S&T. She was honored during a reception today (Wednesday, April 12) at Hasselmann Alumni House.

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S&T expert testifies before House subcommittee on ‘America’s Critical Minerals Crisis’

Posted by on February 10, 2023

Dr. Michael Moats, chair of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, appeared before a U.S. House of Representatives panel Thursday (Feb. 9, 2023) to provide expert testimony on critical minerals production in the United States and the impact of foreign production of these minerals to the U.S. Moats, a professor of metallurgical engineering at […]

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The year in research – stories worth revisiting

Posted by on December 22, 2022

From using artificial intelligence to help match kidney transplant donors with those in need to designing more helpful assistive robots for people with disabilities, Missouri S&T researchers are coming up with innovative ways to tackle challenges. Here’s a look back at 10 research topics  that demonstrate the variety and depth of research at S&T.

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Newkirk named chair of nuclear engineering and radiation science at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 23, 2022

Dr. Joseph Newkirk, professor of materials science and engineering, has accepted the role of chair in nuclear engineering and radiation science at Missouri S&T. He begins his new role Oct. 1.

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Missouri S&T partners in hydrogen-energy collaborative

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Missouri S&T is partnering with industry, business groups and academic institutions to form the Greater St. Louis and Illinois Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Industrial Cluster to promote clean energy in the industrial sector.

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Moats named chair of materials science and engineering

Posted by on July 12, 2022

Dr. Michael Moats, professor of materials science and engineering (MSE), has accepted the role of MSE chair effective August 1. Moats has served as interim MSE chair since July 12, 2021.

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Missouri S&T investigates ceramics processing through $1.4 million project

Posted by on June 22, 2022

When you order fries at McDonald’s, you expect them to taste the same in Missouri as they do in Montana. That type of consistency is what researchers at Missouri S&T are trying to achieve in ultra-high-temperature ceramics processing for hypersonic vehicles.

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Missouri S&T hosts second annual critical minerals workshop

Posted by on June 21, 2022

The future of cell phones, solar panels and electric vehicles depends on materials like cobalt, germanium and rare earth elements. Those and other critical minerals are the focus of the second annual virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 4-5.

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Missouri S&T students forge a win at international bladesmithing competition

Posted by on April 6, 2022

Overcoming hurdle after hurdle, a group of Missouri S&T students won the grand prize at the 2022 Wadsworth-Sherby TMS Bladesmithing Contest, an international competition sponsored by The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). The students designed and handcrafted a sword, filmed a video, designed a poster and wrote a report about their process.

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