Lectures

NASA engineer to speak today on breaking barriers

Posted by on September 21, 2017

Anthony Washburn, research directorate chief technologist at NASA Langley Research Center, will present a seminar titled “Overcoming Barriers: Active Separation Control Applied to a Commercial Transport” at 2-3:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in Room 199 Toomey Hall.

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Lecture planned today on Missouri defense recommendations

Posted by on September 21, 2017

John Hixson, vice president of defense and advanced manufacturing for the St Louis Economic Development Partnership, will present a lecture on Missouri’s $10.5 billion defense business 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Meramec-Gasconade Room of the Havener Center. RSVP to Steve Tupper, Fort Leonard Wood liaison, at tuppers@mst.edu.

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Engineering professor to speak about recognition technology

Posted by on November 17, 2016

Dr. James Keller will present “Recognition Technology: Lotfi’s Look to the Future from the Late 1990s,” 3-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, in Room 103 Engineering Management. A reception will follow. Keller is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor in electrical and computer engineering and computer science and the R.L. Tatum Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The presentation is part of the Bernard Sarchet Graduate Seminar Series.

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Presentation planned on engineering smart stimuli-responsive cement

Posted by on November 14, 2016

Dr. Raissa Ferron, assistant professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, will present “Engineering Smart, Stimuli-responsive Cementitious Composites” at noon Thursday, Nov. 17, in 109A Fulton Hall. She will speak about research on improving the performance of concrete by using a self-adaptive material approach.

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Lecture to focus on expanding opportunities for engineers

Posted by on October 10, 2016

As part of the Centennial Seminar Series, L. Wayne Garrett, retired chief manufacturing officer of Harman International Industries, Inc., will present, “The Expanding Opportunities for Engineers,” 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Room 199 Toomey Hall. Please join the mechanical and aerospace engineering department in welcoming Garrett to campus. Get more details.  

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Help your students succeed, get free lunch

Posted by on September 29, 2016

Instructors are invited to the second session of the Curators’ Teaching Summit, “Practical Tips to Help Students Succeed in Your Class,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Missouri/Ozark Room of the Havener Center. Lunch will be provided.

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Attend webinar on engineering aspects of concrete bridge decks

Posted by on September 29, 2016

The Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies and the Research on Concrete Applications for Sustainable Transportation (RE-CAST) University Transportation Center invites the campus community to attend a webinar at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in Room 312 Butler-Carlton Hall.

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Biological sciences chair candidate to present seminar

Posted by on April 11, 2016

Dr. Sanjay Shukla, research scientist at the Center for Human Genetics Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, will present “Understanding Staphylococcus aureus virulence and host susceptibility to S. aureus caused diseases” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, in Room 139 Schrenk Hall. The talk will include an investigation of an outbreak of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Wisconsin in the 1990s, why CA-MRSA are more virulent than methicillin-sensitive S. aureus, and host genetic susceptibility to S. aureus diseases.

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Math seminars to cover collective science and data collection

Posted by on April 11, 2016

Dr. James Cochran, professor of statistics and Rogers-Spivey Faculty Fellow at the University of Alabama, will present two guest lectures at Missouri S&T.

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Learn how mammals sleep

Posted by on April 11, 2016

Dr. Andrew Phillips, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Brigham and Women’s Hospital, will present “Modeling sleep and wake regulation in mammals” at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Room 103 Engineering Management Building. The seminar will discuss why different individuals have different preferred sleep timing, and why the loss of orexin neurons in the […]

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