SoMEER faculty members receive teaching awards

Posted by on May 9, 2007

Twenty faculty members from the University of Missouri-Rolla School of Materials, Energy and Earth Resources (SoMEER) received teaching awards during a ceremony on campus May 4. 

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UMR school announces 2005-2006 teaching awards

Posted by on May 1, 2006

Thirteen faculty members in The University of Missouri-Rolla School of Materials, Energy and Earth Resources (SoMEER) received teaching awards during a ceremony on campus April 28. 

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UMR recognizes five faculty for teaching excellence

Posted by on December 5, 2005

The University of Missouri-Rolla recently recognized five faculty for their consistent demonstration of quality instruction in the classroom.

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UMR engineering students set their sights on Bolivia

Posted by on August 5, 2005

While most college students are packing up to return to campus, three University of Missouri-Rolla students are preparing for a different journey — one that will take them deep into the Andes mountains

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UMR engineering students to help Guatemalans rebuild homes

Posted by on June 23, 2005

When a major earthquake jolted Central America in January 2001, it left many Guatemalans wondering how they would rebuild their destroyed adobe homes. More than four years later, residents of Jerez are finding their answer in the hands of seven engineering students from the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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Lead-free mandate will affect aerospace industry, says UMR researcher

Posted by on June 21, 2005

Dr. Matt O’Keefe, associate professor of materials science and engineering at UMR, is testing solder joints to find out how lead (tin-lead) and lead-free (tin-silver-copper) solders compare. His work is in collaboration with Boeing-Phantom Works, Northrop Grumman, Air Force Research Laboratory and the Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies (CAMT), which is housed at UMR.

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Extreme home: UMR researchers investigate construction on the red planet

Posted by on August 19, 2004

As NASA continues to focus on sending explorers to Mars, two scientists at UMR are working on ways to house the astronauts when they arrive on the red planet by building with Martian minerals.

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UMR leads national mine safety effort with $4.02 million federal grant

Posted by on August 18, 2004

UMR will help lead a national effort to improve mine health and safety through a $4.02 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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UMR researcher looks for geological "missing link" in rift studies

Posted by on July 19, 2004

An embryonic rift valley in Botswana, the southwestern extension of the East African Rift System, where some of the earliest hominids have been discovered, may also hold answers to continental breakup, according to a UMR geologist who is studying how the rift has formed.

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