Tag: mining and explosives engineering

Missouri S&T professor receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research 

Posted by on April 22, 2024

A Missouri S&T professor has been awarded $875,000 from Rio Tinto, a global mining group, for a two-year project researching new techniques to recover critical minerals in the waste byproducts that come from extracting and refining copper. 

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Missouri S&T professor wins SME’s Mineral Industry Education Award

Posted by on April 9, 2024

Dr. Samuel Frimpong, vice provost for graduate education at Missouri S&T, was honored with the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration’s (SME) Mineral Industry Education Award during the 2024 SME Annual Conference and Exhibition in Phoenix. 

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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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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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Catherine Johnson is Missouri S&T’s 2023 Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 12, 2023

Missouri S&T honored Dr. Catherine Johnson, the Robert H. Quenon Associate Professor of Mining Engineering, as the 2023 Woman of the Year today (Wednesday, April 12) during a reception at Hasselmann Alumni House. 

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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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Missouri S&T mining expert advises National Academies committee

Posted by on November 10, 2022

“The best practices we identified could be used anywhere.” Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei, chair of mining and explosives engineering at Missouri S&T, contributed to a National Academies committee report on gold mining in Virginia.

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Missouri S&T hosts Future of Coal workshop

Posted by on October 17, 2022

Industry and academic leaders, government representatives and other interested parties will gather in person and online at Missouri S&T to discuss research, workforce needs, market conditions and sustainable sourcing for coal in the first of a series of international workshops Oct. 19-20.

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Carbon-capture research wins $1.7 million grant

Posted by on September 15, 2022

Researchers at Missouri S&T will develop a system to capture carbon dioxide and use it for blended cement, ultimately contributing to the decarbonization of the cement industry. The National Science Foundation awarded a $1.7 million grant for the project.

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