In the news: EMSE, Explosives Camp, iGem and Maker Faire
- Stephen Corns, associate chair of graduate studies, is featured in an Engineering.com article about Missouri S&T’s master’s degree in engineering management. The article, “Take the Lead Where Engineering and Business Intersect,” was published June 23. Embedded with the story is a video produced by the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) about Missouri S&T’s engineering management and systems engineering department. The video features several faculty and a student, including Corns; Dr. Suzanna Long, department chair; Lizzette Perez-Lespier, a recent PhD graduate; Dr. Elizabeth Cudney, associate professor; Dr. Stephen Raper, associate professor; and Dr. Joan Schuman, assistant teaching professor.
- Paul Worsey, professor of mining and nuclear engineering, was quoted in an article about Missouri S&T’s Explosives Camp, “A Summer Camp That’s Never Been Done C4.” The article appears in the July/August 2017 issue of CURRENTS, a publication of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
- Dave Westenberg was quoted and research by Missouri S&T’s iGEM Team was mentioned in a U.S. News and World Report article, “How Could Synthetic Biology Help People With Diabetes?,” published June 29. Westenberg is an associate professor of biological sciences. The International Genetically Engineering Machine (iGEM) Team participates in an annual student competition that focuses on synthetic biologic projects.
- Missouri S&T’s Mars rover, Gryphon, was featured in the article, “Meet Five Creators and Innovators from the Maker Faire KC,” published June 28 on Startland News, a digital publication covering Kansas City’s startup and entrepreneurial community. Missouri S&T was the lead sponsor for Maker Faire Kansas City, held June 24-25 at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. The annual event draws makers, builders, and hundreds of prospective students and their families. Approximately 17,000 people attended the event, and more than 600 children participated in an “OzoMiner” coding game at the Missouri S&T booth.