Tag: mechanical engineering

Freddy Ray Dugard: From S&T’s football field to Ford’s front office

Posted by on March 13, 2024

When Freddy Ray Dugard was a senior in 2009 at St. Francis Preparatory School in Queens, New York, he says he wouldn’t have been able to point out Missouri on a map. 
 
Fast-forward about 15 years, and Dugard now says that state — and more specifically Missouri S&T — has helped shape his career and set him on a path for success.  

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35 faculty honored for outstanding teaching, service, experiential learning

Posted by on December 11, 2023

Missouri S&T celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 6 on campus. Honorees include:

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Charting new waters

Posted by on November 7, 2023

Luke Mirly and Brennen David may both currently be mechanical engineering students at Missouri S&T, but they are already making a difference in the boat motor industry – and may eventually have multiple patents to prove it. 

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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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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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Scholars showcase summer research

Posted by on September 22, 2023

The Future Research Pioneers Program (FRPP) is an opportunity for mechanical and aerospace engineering undergraduate students to conduct hands-on research at Missouri S&T. After a summer of exploration, the 2023 FRPP researchers presented their findings through poster presentations in the Toomey Hall atrium on Sept. 21. The poster presentation winners and their advisors, all in […]

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‘MacGyver’ Miner: From maintenance worker to middle school math teacher to mechanical engineer

Posted by on May 3, 2023

In 2004, Chad Abernathy graduated from high school in Newtown, Missouri, and began his collegiate studies at Missouri S&T. Not long after, he started working as a part-time maintenance worker for S&T’s student affairs and auxiliary services.

Four years later, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and earned magna cum laude honors.

Fast-forward another 15 years, and Abernathy is now in the final days of his second bachelor’s degree from S&T, and this time, it is in mechanical engineering.

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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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First class of mechanical engineers to graduate from MSU, S&T cooperative program

Posted by on March 20, 2023

In the 15 years since Dr. Douglas Carroll became the founding director of Missouri S&T’s cooperative engineering program with Missouri State University, he has seen hundreds of civil and electrical engineering students graduate with bachelor’s degrees. In May, he will see the first group of mechanical engineering students taking courses in Springfield graduate with degrees from Missouri S&T.

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S&T student named global champion by UN’s Education Cannot Wait

Posted by on February 11, 2023

In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Education Cannot Wait today (Saturday, Feb. 11) named Somaya Faruqi as a global champion. Education Cannot Wait is the United Nations’ global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises.

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