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Missouri S&T to build house for 2013 Solar Decathlon

Posted by on January 27, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy announced on Thursday it has selected 20 universities to participate in the 2013 Solar Decathlon, a competition involving the building of solar houses. Missouri University of Science and Technology was one of the universities chosen.

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Rolla researchers predict they can cut cooling costs by 40 percent

Posted by on September 8, 2011

A research team from Missouri University of Science and Technology has been awarded $15,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop “smart” ventilation systems that could result in a 40 percent reduction in the cost of cooling your house.

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S&T’s Solar Village nears completion

Posted by on September 29, 2010

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Now that the final house in the Solar Village at Missouri University of Science and Technology has been placed on its foundation, attention has been turned to landscaping. The idea is to make the village blend in with its neighborhood, according to Dr. Paul Hirtz, interim director of S&T’s Student Design and Experiential Learning Center.

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S&T to race solar car through Midwest

Posted by on June 4, 2010

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology is about to embark on an 1,200-mile solar car race through the Midwest.

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Solar house is headed back to Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 19, 2009

Team Missouri’s solar house is coming back to the campus of Missouri University of Science and Technology following the conclusion of the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C.

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S&T’s house of the future to be on display in D.C.

Posted by on September 17, 2009

Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of 20 universities that will be participating in the 2009 Solar Decathlon this October in Washington, D.C. Members of Missouri S&T’s Solar House Team are currently building a new home on campus for the competition.

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Solar cars to stop in Rolla during 2010 race

Posted by on September 8, 2009

Race organizers have officially announced the checkpoint locations for the 2010 American Solar Challenge. On June 23, 2010, the solar cars will stop for the day in Rolla, Mo., home of Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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S&T researcher gets stimulus funds to recycle silicon

Posted by on July 8, 2009

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently announced the funding of 24 new solar projects as part of the nation’s economic stimulus efforts. One of the projects involves research at Missouri University of Science and Technology, where Dr. Lifeng Zhang is working on methods to recycle silicon wastes generated in the production of solar wafers.

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S&T receives EPA grants for solar research

Posted by on December 30, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology was recently awarded two $10,000 grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for research related to solar energy and energy management.

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Team members to display solar car, discuss race experiences

Posted by on September 22, 2008

Members of the solar car team from Missouri University of Science and Technology plan to discuss their experiences in the 2008 North America Solar Challenge during two public events this week on the campus of Missouri S&T. Team members will display their car, Solar Miner VI, outside the entrance to the Havener Center at 3 […]

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