Tag: mining engineering

Engineers Week: S&T student says mining is vital to propel society forward

Posted by on February 19, 2024

The key to advancing future technologies lies with one of the world’s oldest industries. 
 
That message may sound counterintuitive at first glance, but Kate Johnson, a mining engineering student at Missouri S&T, says it makes perfect sense. 

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S&T awarded EPA’s Pollution Prevention grant to train mining professionals

Posted by on November 6, 2023

A Missouri S&T research team has been awarded a Pollution Prevention (P2) grant for over $850,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to focus on pollution and waste related to the mining of critical minerals in Missouri and Alaska.

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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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Critical minerals expertise leads Missouri S&T to be named one of nation’s Tech Hubs

Posted by on October 24, 2023

Missouri S&T’s expertise in critical minerals and materials research has led to its selection as one of 31 Regional Innovation and Technology Hubs (Tech Hubs) funded through the CHIPS and Science Act.

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Hidden treasures: S&T researcher aims to recover critical minerals, precious metals from unconventional sources

Posted by on July 19, 2023

The United States’ need for critical minerals for manufacturing has reached a crisis level, and researchers at Missouri S&T are leading the charge to develop solutions. Dr. Lana Alagha, an associate professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, recently received a $375,000 grant from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop and enhance methods for […]

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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 co-ed mucking team takes second in international competition, men finish seventh

Posted by on April 5, 2023

Missouri S&T students likely did their school mascot, Joe Miner, proud with their final results in the 45th Intercollegiate Mining Competition.

The university’s co-ed team earned second place honors for their division in the competition, which was held in late March at the Western Australia School of Mines (WASM), and the men’s team came in sixth.

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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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Missouri S&T professor appointed to Botswana International University of Science and Technology Council

Posted by on March 21, 2023

Dr. Samuel Frimpong, the Robert H. Quenon Endowed Chair and professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, was recently appointed to serve on the Botswana International University of Science and Technology Council for a three-year term.

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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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