Tag: missouri university of science and technology

CAREER Award funds research on earthquake history

Posted by on May 11, 2021

A researcher at Missouri S&T has won the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for his research into the history of earthquakes along the North American-Caribbean tectonic plate boundary, which runs through the Caribbean Sea from Haiti to the Guatemala-Mexico border. The research will provide new insights for elementary and middle school students and will help scientists better understand how and when earthquakes occur in the region.

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Missouri S&T Renaissance Student Award goes to Raelynn Twohy

Posted by on May 11, 2021

Raelynn Twohy, a senior in biological sciences and psychology from St. Peters, Missouri, has earned Missouri S&T’s Renaissance Student Award for 2021. The award was presented Thursday, May 6, in a virtual ceremony hosted by the department of arts, languages, and philosophy, and includes a $1,000 prize.

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S&T’s Combat Robotics team earns second at regional event

Posted by on May 10, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Combat Robotics Design Team recently earned second place at BotsKC, an industry-driven robotic fighting competition that was held in late April in Pleasant Valley, Missouri.

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S&T alumnus John C. Wagner to speak at Missouri S&T commencement May 14-15

Posted by on May 10, 2021

Dr. John C. Wagner of Idaho Falls, Idaho, director of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and president of Battelle Energy Alliance LLC, will speak at commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. Wagner will receive the doctor of engineering, honoris causa. Commencement ceremonies will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 14, […]

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Steelmaking research saves energy, reduces costs with fiber optics

Posted by on May 7, 2021

About 70% of steel production in the United States uses the electric arc furnace (EAF) process to melt scrap and virgin iron to create steel in a much more energy-efficient process than smelting from ore. But EAF steelmaking efficiency is dependent on many factors, and researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are working to save energy and costs related to EAF steel production by using fiber optic sensors.

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Introducing: Nearly 1,120 new Miner alumni

Posted by on May 4, 2021

With three semesters of their college careers affected by COVID-19, our spring graduating class has had its share of unique challenges. But overcoming obstacles and finding pathways to success are what Missouri S&T alumni are known for.

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Missouri S&T researcher studying human-robot interaction wins NSF CAREER award

Posted by on May 4, 2021

Research to understand how humans and robots communicate and interpret each other’s intentions has resulted in a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for Dr. Yun Seong Song, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T. The five-year, $538,876 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will support Song’s research to advance physical human-robot interaction.

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Missouri S&T holds “Walk for India” fundraiser to fight pandemic

Posted by on May 3, 2021

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani and the Missouri S&T India Association are sponsoring a “Walk for India” to raise funds to support India’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, on the S&T campus. The drop-in event will begin near the Havener Center patio, and upon […]

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St. Louis entrepreneur, Missouri S&T benefactor Fred S. Kummer dead at 92

Posted by on May 1, 2021

Fred S. Kummer, a Missouri S&T graduate who built his general-contracting business into the world’s largest design-build firm for health care and financial facilities, died Friday, April 30, 2021, in St. Louis. He was 92. Kummer and his wife June donated $300 million to Missouri S&T last fall to establish the Kummer Institute for Student […]

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Missouri S&T earns second place finish in Solar Decathlon with accessible housing design for disabled veterans

Posted by on April 30, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Solar House Design Team recently earned a second-place finish in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. The virtual competition was held in mid-April.

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