Lectures

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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EMSE guest lecture focuses on optimization

Posted by on April 4, 2016

Dr. Jiaqiao Hu, associate professor of applied mathematics at Stony Brook University (SUNY), will present a guest lecture titled “Model-Based Stochastic Adaptive Search Algorithms for Global Optimization,” 2-3:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in Room 213 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. The seminar is open to all students, faculty and staff, and is a part of engineering […]

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Biological Sciences Chair Candidate Seminar is April 5

Posted by on March 31, 2016

The biological sciences department will host a seminar titled “Battle For The Nest: Co-evolution Between Avian Brood Parasites And Their Hosts” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Room G-3 Schrenk Hall. The seminar will be presented by Dr. Brian Peer, professor of biological sciences at Western Illinois University and a candidate for biological sciences chair.

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Learn about bee biochemistry March 22

Posted by on March 17, 2016

Dr. Bruce McClure, professor of biochemistry at the University of Missouri-Columbia, will present “Biochemistry and bees: levels of control over inter- and intra-specific pollination” 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in Room G-3 Schrenk Hall.

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Attend a math colloquium on time scales

Posted by on March 14, 2016

Dr. Berenice Damasceno and Dr. Luciano Barbanti of Sao Paulo State University in Ilha Solteira, Brazil, will present “Time Scales in Higher Dimensions and the Green, Gauss, and Stokes Theorems” 4-5:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, in G-5 Rolla Building.

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Learn about NSF programs and proposal writing tomorrow

Posted by on February 18, 2016

Dr. Chengshan Xiao will present a lecture titled “An Introduction to NSF Programs and Proposal Writing” 2-3 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 19) in Room 124 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. Xiao, the National Science Foundation ENG/ECCS program director and professor of electrical and computer engineering at S&T, will provide an overview of core programs in the […]

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