In the news: Biogas research, consumer demand, The Great Dying, Egyptology, flooding, rural health care
- Dr. Fateme Rezaei, assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, was interviewed about her biogas research by National Public Radio affiliate St. Louis Public Radio. The story, titled “Missouri S&T Researcher Working on Pumping Biogas Directly Into Vehicles,” was published on March 30.
- Dr. Mahelet Fikru, associate professor of economics, is featured in WalletHub’s “Ask the Experts” section. She answered the question “How do you think COVID-19 has affected consumer demand for car insurance?”
- SciTechDaily published an article titled “How Life on Land Recovered After “The Great Dying” Mass Extinction Event” on April 3 about a study published by an international study team that includes researchers from Missouri S&T. The team also includes researchers from the China University of Geosciences, the California Academy of Sciences, the University of Bristol and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
- TheGamer website highlights a new Twitch series featuring S&T’s Kathleen Sheppard in a March 10 article titled “Egyptologists Use Assassin’s Creed: Origins To Teach History.” Sheppard is an Egyptologist and associate professor of history and political science.
- Dr. J. David Rogers, Hasselmann Professor of Geological Engineering at S&T, has studied major floods on every continent except Antarctica. He was interviewed by Newsy about the nation’s attempts to protect people, livestock and property from floods for the story “Lessons Learned: Our History Fighting of Floods.”
- Dr. Mo Dehghani, chancellor of Missouri S&T, was featured in a segment, “Access to Rural Healthcare” that aired on CNBC on March 27. Representatives of Phelps Health were also featured in the segment, including CEO Ed Clayton, and physicians Dr. Rachelle Gorrell and Dr. Erik Aubuchon. Watch the video.