Tag: nuclear engineering

Riding the wave of nuclear fusion

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Jack Fletcher, a senior in nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, plans to graduate in May and has already made his mark in the field. Fletcher, from St. Louis, spent the summer of 2021 working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee as part of the U. S. Department of Energy’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program.

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U.S. Department of Energy funds nuclear engineering scholarships at Missouri S&T

Posted by on May 3, 2022

Nuclear engineering students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have new support in finding new ways to cut carbon emissions and help meet global climate goals through scholarship funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, which is providing $30,000 for three nuclear engineering scholarships at S&T.

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Saluting S&T engineering alumnae

Posted by on March 8, 2022

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a time to appreciate the contributions of women and girls around the world. We salute Missouri S&T alumnae for the difference they continue to make in Rolla and for their influence in their professions and communities. Here are a few of the thousands of women we’re proud to call S&T graduates. 

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Missouri S&T graduate engineering programs on the rise in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Posted by on March 30, 2021

Missouri S&T is again one of the nation’s top-ranked institutions for pursuing a graduate degree in engineering, and several specific degree programs are on the rise, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Engineers unleash the potential of our future

Posted by on February 22, 2021

NASA recently achieved an engineering milestone when the Mars Perverance rover landed safely and began beaming pictures and audio back to Earth. NASA also recently discovered water on the moon, a major step toward long-term exploration and colonization.

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Nuclear engineering becomes independent department, gets new name

Posted by on October 20, 2020

The nuclear engineering program at Missouri S&T is gaining a higher profile as a new academic department: nuclear engineering and radiation science.

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S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy inducts new members

Posted by on April 26, 2019

Seven graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy at an induction ceremony held Thursday, April 25, in the McNutt Hall Commons on the Missouri S&T campus.

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An offer she couldn’t refuse

Posted by on April 23, 2019

When Destinee Rea began looking at colleges, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in the STEM field. The problem? She had no idea which one. Drawn to S&T because of her interest in science and engineering and the flexibility it offered through the freshman engineering program, she says her decision was finalized when she […]

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The year in research: 18 stories worth revisiting

Posted by on December 17, 2018

From studies on how DNA could be used to deliver targeted cancer treatments to research on how to develop trust with artificial intelligence to studies on gender bias, traumatic brain injury, electric vehicle charging and more, Missouri S&T faculty and students explored a variety of research topics in 2018. Here are 18 major research stories from S&T for the 2018 calendar year.

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Looking inside a nuclear fuel pin to improve nuclear energy

Posted by on August 2, 2018

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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