Accomplishments

Ma named American Chemical Society fellow

Posted by on July 31, 2017

The American Chemical Society (ACS) named Dr. Yinfa Ma, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching professor of chemistry, to the 2017 class of ACS fellows. The list includes 65 scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and have made important contributions to ACS, the world’s largest scientific society. The 2017 fellows will be recognized at a ceremony and reception Monday, Aug. 21, during the society’s national meeting in Washington, D.C. Read more.

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Best dissertation award goes to Fang

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Dr. Chevy Hanqing Fang received the Family Firm Institute’s Best Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation, “Strategic Persistence, Dominant Strategy and Firm Performance in Publicly Traded Family Firms.” Fang is an assistant professor of business and information technology at Missouri S&T.

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Northcut’s book focuses on scientific communication

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Dr. Kathyrn Northcut, professor of English and technical communication, co-edited Scientific Communication: Practices, Theories and Pedagogies, an academic book for instructors. Dr. Han Yu, professor of technical communication in the English department at Kansas State University, co-edited the book. Routledge will publish it in early 2018.

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Isaac explores army culture in book chapter

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Dr. Tseggai Isaac, associate professor of history and political science, wrote a book chapter for Cultural Perspectives, Geopolitics and Energy Security of Eurasia: Is the Next Global Conflict Imminent? The book is published by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Press. His chapter is titled “Army Culture and Foreign Language Strategy: The Global Front Within the Context of the Home Front.”

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College Choice chooses S&T for best online IT master’s degrees list

Posted by on July 31, 2017

In rankings published July 18, College Choice names Missouri S&T to its “35 Best Online Master’s in Information Technology Degrees list. Missouri S&T ranks No. 7 on the list, which also includes Johns Hopkins University (No. 8), George Washington University (No. 16) and Colorado State University (No. 30). College Choice is an independent online publication.

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Staff scholarship goes to Lt. Oscar Kemp

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Like the students he serves and protects, Lt. Oscar Kemp will be hitting the books this semester. Beth Abner, president of Staff Council, presented the council’s inaugural employee scholarship to Kemp, an officer with University Police, during a Staff Council meeting on July 13. The $250 scholarship will go towards Kemp’s tuition this fall as he pursues a bachelor’s degree.

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Paaren’s nuclear engineering interest starts with Boy Scouts, leads to DOE

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Kyle Paaren’s interest in nuclear engineering was first sparked when he earned a Boy Scouts merit badge on the subject at age 11. Fast forward a few years, and Paaren, who is now a Ph.D. student in nuclear engineering at S&T, has been awarded an Integrated University Program (IUP) Fellowship by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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Grad fellowship award goes to Gallion

Posted by on July 31, 2017

John Gallion, who is pursuing a master’s degree in electrical engineering, has received an American Society for Nondestructive Testing Graduate Fellowship Award. Gallion is working on a research project titled “Millimeter Wave Evaluation of Surface-Breaking Cracks in the Presence of Significant Surface Corrosion.”

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University completes successful year of fundraising

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology received $14.7 million in charitable gifts and pledges during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

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Technology transfer sees record year

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Fiscal Year 2017 was a record-breaking year at Missouri S&T in terms of technology transfer. Keith Strassner, director of technology transfer and economic development, noted four records for the department. The records are:

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