Accomplishments

Share your good news with colleagues

Posted by on April 20, 2018

Have you recently received an award from a professional organization or civic group? Presented at a conference? Received some other form of recognition? Tell us about it through the Accomplishments form We’re looking to share the good news of our faculty, staff and students with the campus community.Submissionsare published monthly. The next issue of Accomplishments will be published Tuesday, May 1. Read about the latest accomplishments at http://econnection.mst.edu/category/accomplishments/.

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Schonberg named Fulbright distinguished chair in Australia

Posted by on April 3, 2018

Dr. William Schonberg, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, has been named a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Advanced Science and Technology. His appointment begins in January 2019 at the Defence Science and Technology Group, a government agency in Melbourne, Australia.

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Libre receives President’s Award for Innovative Teaching

Posted by on April 3, 2018

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi presented Dr. Nicolas Libre with the President’s Award for Innovative Teaching at a faculty meeting March 22. Libre is an assistant teaching professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, and the first recipient of 10 awards that the president will give in 2018.

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Prize goes to Pope for essay on fake news in 1700s

Posted by on April 3, 2018

Dr. Justin Pope, assistant professor of history and political science, has won The John M. Murrin Prize for the best essay published in Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal in 2017. His winning essay, “Inventing an Indian Slave Conspiracy on Nantucket, 1738,” was published in the Summer 2017 issue. The prize will be presented to Pope at a ceremony at the University of Pennsylvania in May.

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S&T’s big data program ranks second in nation

Posted by on April 3, 2018

Missouri S&T ranks No. 2 out of 50 well-known colleges for its big data programs by College Choice, placing S&T up top between Carnegie Mellon and Johns Hopkins universities. Missouri S&T’s business and information technology program offers studies in business and management systems, and information science and technology.

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Duan places third in NASA competition

Posted by on April 3, 2018

Dr. Lian Duan, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, co-authored a paper that was selected as the third-place winner of NASA Langley’s H.J.E. Reid Award. The Reid Award is NASA Langley’s top award recognizing technical excellence in research publications.

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Moats awarded medal for metallurgy achievements

Posted by on April 3, 2018

Dr. Michael Moats, associate professor of metallurgical engineering, was awarded the James Douglas Gold Medal at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration’s (SME) annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in February. The award is administered by SME and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS).

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Aerospace engineering students win grant funding for satellite

Posted by on April 3, 2018

Three Missouri S&T Ph.D. students in aerospace engineering won the Educational Alliance Program’s University Grant Program, receiving $1,000 in funding. Jill Davis, Pavel Galchenko and Donna Jennings won first place with their project, “Verification and Validation of Student-Designed Guidance, Navigation and Control Algorithms.”

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Myers’ expertise sought following bridge collapse

Posted by on April 3, 2018

Dr. John Myers was one of the nation’s first infrastructure experts called upon by news media professionals to help explain the issues related to a tragic bridge collapse in Miami on March 15. Myers is a professor of civil engineering and associate dean of the College of Engineering and Computing. Myers was quoted in more than 70 news articles, plus interviewed on CNN Headline News on March 16. He also was featured in a Popular Science article published March 20, titled “The Failed Florida Overpass was Supposed to be a Shining Example of Accelerated Bridge Construction.

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Materials chemistry journal publishes Wang’s research

Posted by on April 3, 2018

DNA nanostructure research led by Dr. Risheng Wang is published in and featured on the cover of a recent issue of Journal of Materials Chemistry B. The study, “Time-lapse Live Cell Imaging to Monitor Doxorubicin Release from DNA Origami Nanostructures,” is published in the March 21 issue of the Royal Society of Chemistry publication.

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