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S&T students get interactive with GIS software

Posted by on August 21, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to make Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software available to students in laboratory environments.        

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UMR researcher receives Young Investigator Award from naval research office

Posted by on April 2, 2007

Dr. Ganesh Kumar Venayagamoorthy, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and the director of the Real-Time Power and Intelligent Systems (RTPIS) Laboratory at the University of Missouri-Rolla, received a three-year, $405,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), as one of the 33 recipients of the ONR’s Young Investigator Award in 2007. The […]

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UMR research takes root with NSF CAREER grant

Posted by on March 28, 2007

As U.S. farmers watch how spring markets develop, an electrical engineer at the University of Missouri-Rolla is getting a jumpstart on understanding the relationship between plant roots and their surrounding environment. His new devices may help unearth solutions to low crop yields and land pollution.

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UMR researcher receives NSF CAREER grant

Posted by on March 21, 2007

A researcher at the University of Missouri-Rolla has been awarded a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to continue his research into how vehicle fleets could be used to help improve the nation’s power grid.

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UMR researcher wins ‘early career’ award

Posted by on October 27, 2006

UMR researcher wins NSF ‘early career’ award

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UMR to host NSF conference in St. Louis

Posted by on June 13, 2006

The University of Missouri-Rolla will host the 2006 National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference July 24-27 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Approximately 500 individuals from academia, industry and government are expected to attend.

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UMR joins national ‘cybersystem’ for earthquake engineering research

Posted by on February 23, 2006

University of Missouri-Rolla researchers will soon connect in cyberspace with investigators around the world to conduct and observe earthquake experiments.

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UMR researcher receives NSF CAREER grant

Posted by on February 23, 2006

Dr. Kai-Tak Wan, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, recently received a CAREER grant from the Nano and Bio Mechanics program of the National Science Foundation for his research into the mechanical characterization of eye lenses and single cell characterization.

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‘Smart engine’ shows promise for leaner, greener vehicle, say UMR researchers

Posted by on January 27, 2006

An advanced controller is showing “promising results” by learning on-the-fly how to operate an engine cleaner and more efficiently, say researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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