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Dr. Melanie Mormile, professor of biological sciences, will become associate dean for research and external relations of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, beginning Monday, July 1. She has served in this role as an interim since July 1, 2018.
Mormile’s duties will include: facilitating major research initiatives and proposals; overseeing responsible research conduct and safety; managing comprehensive external relations programs that engage donors, faculty, students and other key stakeholders; and working as a member of the college administrative leadership team on issues related to college governance and administration.
joined S&T in 1999 and has received several faculty excellence awards.
Prior to joining the CASB leadership team as interim associate dean, she served
as associate provost of faculty affairs and special assistant to the provost.
Mormile was named Missouri S&T’s Woman of the Year in 2008. She is faculty
advisor for Helix, an undergraduate organization sponsored by the American
Society of Microbiology, and serves as the main faculty advisor for the Mars
Rover design team, a position she has held since the team’s inception in 2012.
Additionally, Mormile is editor-in-chief and a writer for SIMB News, a quarterly news magazine of the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, and she serves as counselor for the Missouri Branch of the American Society for Microbiology.