Tag: National Engineers Week

Engineers Week: ‘Computer engineers pave the way for the future’

Posted by on February 22, 2024

Joshua Perkins, a junior at Missouri S&T, has long been interested in having a career as a computer engineer.  

The reason why?  

“Computer engineers pave the way for the future,” he says.

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Engineers Week: S&T professor says flying cars à la ‘The Jetsons’ will soon be a reality

Posted by on February 22, 2024

Remember the flying cars made famous in Hanna-Barbera’s futuristic cartoon, The Jetsons, that first aired in the early 1960s? 

According to Dr. Xiaosong Du, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, a similar mode of transportation will be an option for people needing a ride across larger cities in the next 5-10 years.  

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Engineers Week: Inspiring minority women to join the construction industry

Posted by on February 21, 2024

The future of construction engineering would benefit from more women – especially minority women – being inspired to join the field and share their perspectives, according to Remy Haire, a student at Missouri S&T.

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Op-ed: Engineers work to ‘create the future’

Posted by on March 1, 2023

The following opinion piece by Dr. David Borrok, vice provost and dean of Missouri S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing, was published in the Springfield News-Leader.

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NATIONAL ENGINEERS WEEK: Tyler Nguyen, S&T sophomore, sees electrical engineers powering the future

Posted by on February 24, 2023

Tyler Nguyen, a sophomore at Missouri S&T, says electrical engineers are vital when it comes to “Creating the Future,” which is the theme of National Engineers Week 2023.

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NATIONAL ENGINEERS WEEK: Missouri S&T student aspires to work on console gaming systems

Posted by on February 24, 2023

An aspiring computer engineer at Missouri University of Science and Technology says it was a gaming system from the past that first inspired him to create technology for the future. This goes hand-in-hand with the theme of National Engineers Week 2023, which is “Creating the Future.” “It all started when my grandpa took me to […]

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NATIONAL ENGINEERS WEEK: Dr. Qiang Fu, S&T alumnus, develops next-gen glass products

Posted by on February 23, 2023

Smartphones have traditionally been fragile, with the glass screens easily chipping or cracking. Many people have grown to accept this as a part of life, but Dr. Qiang Fu, an alumnus of Missouri S&T, is working to help “create the future” through his work in co-developing products that are used in consumer electronics.

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NATIONAL ENGINEERS WEEK: S&T mining professor focuses on protecting the environment

Posted by on February 22, 2023

A mining professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology is doing his part when it comes to “Creating the Future,” which is the theme for National Engineers Week 2023, by focusing on the environmental and safety aspects of the mining industry.

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Missouri S&T design team projects to be on display at Saint Louis Science Center

Posted by on February 21, 2023

Missouri S&T design team projects will be featured at the SciFest Engineering Expo at the Saint Louis Science Center from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. Visitors will be able to see student-designed rockets, a rover and more, as well as talk to student representatives from several design teams.

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S&T professor to speak Thursday about importance of bioengineering

Posted by on February 21, 2023

When many people hear the term “bioengineering,” they may not understand exactly what that entails. Dr. Hu Yang, the Doshi Endowed Department Chair of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Missouri S&T, hopes to help with this and explain the importance and future implications of this discipline.

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