Meritorious service award goes to mathematician

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Dr. Leon Hall received the Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America’s Meritorious Service Award during MathFest in Denver last week.

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College Factual again rates S&T among best for engineering, great value

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For traditional students, non-traditional adult learners, military veterans and the value-conscious, Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s best universities, according to the latest rankings by the college ratings site College Factual.

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Math researchers receive NSF grant

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Dr. Xiaoming He, associate professor of mathematics and statistics, has received a National Science Foundation award to develop mathematical models and accurate algorithmic schemes for two-phase ferrofluid systems. Dr. He will serve as principal investigator for the project with Dr. Cheng Wang, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, serving as co-principal investigator. The amount […]

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Welker appointed as student representative to curators

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has appointed Avery Welker of Perryville, Missouri, a Ph.D. student in petroleum engineering at S&T, to serve as the student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators, the governing board for the four-campus university system.

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Student, faculty present at conference in Brazil

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Leonardo Enzo Brito da Silva, Ph.D. candidate in computer engineering, and his advisor, Dr. Donald C. Wunsch II, presented a tutorial at the IEEE / INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in July.

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Space Policy publishes professor’s paper on asteroid policies

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As companies develop asteroid-mining technology for outer space, several governments are developing policies around this and other new asteroid activities. Dr. Alanna Krolikowski, assistant professor of history and political science at S&T, and Dr. Martin Elvis, astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, explore these international policy efforts in an article recently published in Space Policy.

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Oerther elevated to fellow of the Society of Environmental Engineers

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Dr. Daniel Oerther, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, has been elevated to a fellow of the Society of Environmental Engineers in the United Kingdom.

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In the news: Explosive engineering research, Las Vegas mobster, Lie-detecting kiosk, Mars Rover team, moon ice, Mazoon College visit, next-gen batteries

Posted by on August 7, 2018

  • Mining Magazine published the article, “Missouri S&T Team Takes on Explosive Engineering Research” on July 30 about research led by Dr. Kyle Perry, assistant professor of mining and nuclear engineering. In the study, Perry’s team will pair explosives with common mining materials, with the ultimate goal of improving mine safety.
  • Dr. Larry Gragg, professor emeritus of history, was interviewed by reporter Tom Hawley on channel KSNV in Las Vegas. In the news segment, which aired Aug. 1, Gragg discussed how mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel shaped Las Vegas.
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    Opening Week is just around the corner

    Posted by on August 1, 2018

    The office of new student programs is gearing up to welcome the freshman class of 2018 to the Miner family. Students will arrive on campus to move in Sunday, Aug. 12. Opening Week will officially kick off that evening with a “Party at the Puck” picnic. Activities will continue through Saturday, Aug. 18.

    Throughout the week, students will:

    • Complete an academic workshop, learn about campus and college life, participate in a team-based experiential learning project, and discover what it means to be a Miner.
    • Be sure to mark your calendars for Friday, Aug. 17, to watch the races through campus and cheer on new students.
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