Tag: mining and nuclear engineering

Missouri S&T to offer online training on mining regulatory standards

Posted by on June 25, 2020

This fall, Missouri S&T will offer online professional development to assist geoscientists and mining, geological, metallurgical, and other engineers to comply with recent updated ethics and regulatory standards set by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

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Missouri S&T’s Haunted Mine opens Friday, Oct. 18

Posted by on October 9, 2019

Mining engineering students at Missouri S&T will “haunt” the Experimental Mine in Rolla this Halloween season, and they invite the public to visit.

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Missouri S&T to host in a mine rescue competition with teams from all over the country

Posted by on September 24, 2019

The Missouri Mine Rescue Association, in conjunction with Missouri S&T, will host its 37th annual Mine Rescue Competition at S&T.

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Missouri S&T nuclear engineering student travels the world to research advanced nuclear concepts

Posted by on August 17, 2018

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A Missouri S&T student heads to France next week where he will study nuclear reactor physics, fuels and systems in a country that gets 80 percent of its energy from nuclear power.

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Looking inside a nuclear fuel pin to improve nuclear energy

Posted by on August 2, 2018

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The search for safe and environmentally friendly renewable energy sources is one of the biggest challenges currently facing humanity. One environmentally friendly and virtually inexhaustible energy source under development is the next generation of nuclear reactors and, along with them, new types of fuels.

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Fireworks 101: Behind the scenes of a pyrotechnics class

Posted by on June 27, 2018

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Five hours before kickoff of a Missouri S&T Miners football game last September, Leanna Lincoln and her dozen S&T classmates are wiping sweat from their brows. The sun beats down on an empty practice field just beyond the south end zone as Lincoln listens to S&T explosives engineering instructor Jerry Vaill.

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Missouri S&T explosives researcher studies blast-induced brain injuries

Posted by on February 15, 2018

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The Experimental Mine at Missouri S&T is known to many as the site of a popular summer Explosives Camp for high school students, and for its designation by Popular Science magazine as the country’s “coolest lab.” For Dr. Catherine Johnson, assistant professor of explosives engineering, the Missouri S&T mine is also an invaluable testing ground to study a life-altering ailment that can impact athletes, car accident victims, members of the military and others: traumatic brain injury (TBI). In partnership with neuroscientists from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and researchers with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the native Briton uses the outdoor lab to mimic battlefield conditions and explore how carefully calibrated explosions affect the brain’s wiring.

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S&T’s 20th annual Haunted Mine opens Friday, Oct. 20

Posted by on October 12, 2017

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Mining engineering students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been “haunting” S&T’s Experimental Mine Facility every Halloween for 20 years, and this Halloween is no different.

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College of Engineering and Computing names 10 doctoral students as Dean’s Ph.D. Scholars

Posted by on May 30, 2017

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Ten doctoral students in the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been named Dean’s Ph.D. Scholars in recognition of their scholarly excellence and research productivity.

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Braden T. Lusk named chair of mining and nuclear engineering

Posted by on July 5, 2016

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Dr. Braden T. Lusk, professor of mining engineering at the University of Kentucky and a two-time graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the mining and nuclear engineering department at Missouri S&T effective Aug. 15.

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