Accomplishments

Brinker brings home IEEE award

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Katelyn R. Brinker, a graduate student in electrical and computer engineering, is co-winner of the Alton B. Zerby and Carl T. Koerner Outstanding Student Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers honor society, Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN). The award recognizes academic excellence, character and service and has been won by S&T students six times in its 52-year history.

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NASA grant goes to Locmelis

Posted by on November 7, 2017

With a grant from NASA, Dr. Marek Locmelis, assistant professor of geology and geophysics, will develop research infrastructure for advanced geochemical studies of meteorites by laser ablation inductively coupled mass spectrometry at Missouri S&T. The grant will also help support the research of Austin Siedleck, a graduate student investigating the sulfur cycles of Mars and Vesta.

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Fifty years of research culminates in international award

Posted by on November 7, 2017

The International Board on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect recently granted its 2017 Science Award to Dr. Gary J. Long. Long is a professor of chemistry and has served on S&T’s faculty since 1968. He received the award in recognition of his “high-level works and outstanding contributions to physical chemistry and chemical physics using the Mössbauer effect.”

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Translational grant pairs S&T professor, MU surgeon to improve health

Posted by on November 7, 2017

An S&T professor emeritus and a surgeon are developing a way to reduce hip dislocation in patients who undergo hip replacement surgeries with a grant from the University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program.

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Students step up, stop sexual assault

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Doug Roberts, chief of University Police, recognized two students at a ceremony on Oct. 24 for their heroic actions in helping a victim and ending a sexual assault. Roberts presented Addis Greene, a senior in computer engineering, and Sidney Webster, a senior in computer science, with plaques and Missouri S&T STEP UP! Pins.

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Solar house design team brings home awards

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Missouri S&T’s Solar House Team placed fourth overall in the U.S. Department of Energy’s international Solar Decathlon in Denver. The team also placed third in the competition’s architecture and innovation category. The house is named SILO (Smart Innovative Living Oasis).

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Liu elected Geological Society of American fellow

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Dr. Kelly Liu, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA).

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Geology grad student gets best poster award

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Olufeyisayo Ilesanmi, a Ph.D. candidate in geology and geophysics, received the Best Graduate Student Poster Award at the 54th National Conference of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) on Sept. 25 in Nashville. Her presentation was titled “Geohazard Mapping Using Lidar and Satellite Imagery in Oklahoma.”

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Borrok publishes on NSF-funded water quality research

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Dr. David Borrok, Gulf Oil Foundation Professor and chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, is the lead author of an article published Oct. 26 in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association.

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S&T represents, wins awards at ASEE conference

Posted by on November 7, 2017

A group of Missouri S&T faculty and staff attended the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Midwest Section Conference in Stillwater, Oklahoma, in September. Missouri S&T attendees included:

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