Accomplishments

Forbes puts S&T on top 25 list for high-earning grads

Posted by on September 2, 2017

Missouri S&T was named to Forbes’ “25 Top Public Colleges with the Highest-Earning Graduates” list in an article published Aug. 2 on forbes.com. The rankings were determined based upon mid-career salaries of graduates.

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Mochalin co-authors nanodiamonds chapter

Posted by on September 2, 2017

Dr. Vadym Mochalin, associate professor of chemistry, wrote a chapter in Nanodiamonds — Advanced Material Analysis, Properties and Applications, published by Elsevier in April 2017 and edited by Jean-Charles Arnault.

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Graduate student garners geosynthetics grant

Posted by on September 2, 2017

Chuang Lin, a Ph.D. student in geotechnical engineering, received a $5,000 Geosynthetics Institute (GSI) Fellowship grant for his research proposal. His project is titled “Analyzation of Wicking Fabrics Used to Remove Capillary Water in Road Embankments.” Lin was one of 11 students worldwide selected for the 2017-18 fellowship.

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Wire Reinforcement Institute scholarship goes to Gheni

Posted by on September 2, 2017

Ahmed Gheni, a Ph.D. student in civil engineering, received a Wire Reinforcement Institute (WRI) Education Scholarship. WRI sponsors scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students seeking degrees in civil or structural engineering.

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Grant focuses on reducing Missouri student loan debt, default

Posted by on September 2, 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, Missouri S&T’s student financial assistance office has received the Missouri Department of Higher Education’s $25,000 Default Prevention Grant. Bridgette Betz, director of student financial assistance, drafted and submitted the proposal. Tyler Johnson, manager of student financial assistance, will manage the grant funding for the 2017-18 aid year.

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Oerther named CIEH accredited associate, RSA fellow

Posted by on September 2, 2017

Dr. Daniel Oerther, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, recently received two honors.

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In the news: 500-year storm, Guam, HKN, probiotics helping trees, startups

Posted by on September 2, 2017

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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