In the news: ‘Go Baby Go,’ living lab, moon water, music research, social distancing
- Faculty, staff and students recently assisted The Community Partnership in Rolla with adapting toys for children with disabilities through the Go Baby Go project. The project is described in the June 5 Phelps County Focus article titled “Community collaboration puts kids with disabilities in the driver’s seat.”
- Scientific American writer Leonard David interviewed Dr. Leslie Gertsch for the article “NASA’s Hunt for Lunar Water Intensifies,” published on June 24. Gertsch is an associate professor in geological sciences.
- Dr. Amy Belfi, assistant professor of psychological science, was interviewed about her music research by NPR reporter Jonathan Ahl. The story, “Missouri S&T Researcher Looks to Standardize List of Music for Brain Research” aired on St. Louis Public Radio on June 30.
- Stephane Menand, director of solar villages and microgrids at the Center for Research in Energy and Environment (CREE), was invited by the Consortium for Battery Innovation to write a blog post. His post, “Living Laboratory Successfully Powered by Advanced Lead Battery Energy Storage” was published June 15.
- Dr. Dave Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences, was interviewed for the article, “Does being tall help with social distancing?” published by MEL on July 6.