Tag: physics

CASE Dean’s Medal goes to Agnes Vojta

Posted by on April 11, 2024

Dr. Agnes Vojta, teaching professor of physics at Missouri S&T, recently received the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Commitment to Undergraduate Student Success in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education at S&T.

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Remembering Dr. Barbara Hale

Posted by on January 24, 2024

Dr. Barbara Hale, professor emerita of physics, died Jan. 17, 2024, after a long illness. A memorial service will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 29, at the Hasselmann Alumni House, located at 1100 N. Pine St. in Rolla.  

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35 faculty honored for outstanding teaching, service, experiential learning

Posted by on December 11, 2023

Missouri S&T celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 6 on campus. Honorees include:

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87 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% cited scientists in their fields for career or single-year impact

Posted by on November 3, 2023

A total of 58 current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 72 current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2022, according to a recent analysis of standardized citation indicators of the Elsevier Data Repository published by Stanford University.

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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Missouri S&T researchers earn two Department of Energy grants

Posted by on August 24, 2023

A physicist and ceramic engineer from Missouri S&T have both been selected to receive grants from the Department of Energy’s Funding for Accelerated, Inclusive Research (FAIR) initiative. The two researchers’ projects were selected by a competitive, scientific peer-reviewed process.

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Missouri S&T physicist-led team finds new behavior of light

Posted by on June 15, 2023

A research collaboration led by a Missouri S&T physicist has used a new computational process that increases the speed and scale of numerical simulations to observe a previously theorized emerging behavior of light. Despite over 40 years of research, it had remained unknown whether the phenomenon called Anderson localization could take place for the electromagnetic waves.

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Missouri S&T students exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on April 6, 2023

Thirteen undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri on Thursday, April 6, to participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.

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The year in research – stories worth revisiting

Posted by on December 22, 2022

From using artificial intelligence to help match kidney transplant donors with those in need to designing more helpful assistive robots for people with disabilities, Missouri S&T researchers are coming up with innovative ways to tackle challenges. Here’s a look back at 10 research topics  that demonstrate the variety and depth of research at S&T.

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Seeing stars

Posted by on December 14, 2022

Jordan Stevens was one of only 36 women students at this year’s recent FUTURE of Physics 2022 Conference. Not one of 36 from Missouri S&T, but one of 36 total women student attendees from across the nation. As intimidating as those numbers sound, Stevens says she believes going there and participating could be pivotal to her future education.

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