Tag: nuclear engineering

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

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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

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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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Missouri S&T to receive $1.7M in federal support for nuclear engineering research, student scholarships and campus reactor upgrades

Posted by on July 26, 2018

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The nuclear engineering program at Missouri S&T has recently been awarded a total of $1.7 million in federal support for research, student scholarships and safety upgrades to the university’s nuclear research reactor. The federal investment marks a strong commitment to one of the top nuclear engineering programs in the nation, says Dr. Richard Wlezien, vice provost and dean of engineering and computing at Missouri S&T.

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S&T student earns fellowship to study in Korea

Posted by on June 16, 2017

Bader Almutairi, a Ph.D. student in nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology from the state of Kuwait, will work with a team of international peer students to research nuclear nonproliferation and nuclear risk management while traveling abroad this summer.

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Al-Dahhan named Curators’ Distinguished Professor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 13, 2016

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Dr. Muthanna Al-Dahhan, chair and professor of chemical and biochemical engineering and a professor of nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Professor of chemical and biochemical engineering and of nuclear engineering at Missouri S&T. Al-Dahhan will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 17.

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From wide receiver to mining leader

Posted by on October 18, 2016

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Braden Lusk first came to Rolla in 1996 as a walk-on wide receiver from central Kansas who excelled at math and science in high school but admittedly “had no idea what an engineer was.”

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Braden T. Lusk named chair of mining and nuclear engineering

Posted by on July 5, 2016

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Dr. Braden T. Lusk, professor of mining engineering at the University of Kentucky and a two-time graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the mining and nuclear engineering department at Missouri S&T effective Aug. 15.

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S&T modular reactor consortium funds two initiatives

Posted by on January 14, 2014

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Missouri’s multi-university Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Research and Education Consortium, led by Missouri S&T, has selected its first two research initiatives for funding.

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