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  • St. Louis Public Radio featured Dr. Guang Xu’s research into electric vehicle fires. Xu, associate professor of mining and explosives engineering, is working with vehicle manufacturers, industrial EV users and fire safety experts to help protect people in the event of an EV-charging fire.
  • The German Handelsblatt,” one of the most cited newspapers, talked to Dr. Marek Locmelis, associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, about the future of critical mineral mining in the U.S.
  • Skillings Mining Review published a story (page 22) featuring Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei, chair of mining and explosives engineering. He talks about how mining contributes to the tech devices we use each day.
  • Dr. Alanna Krolikowski, assistant professor of history and political science, shared her thoughts about China’s Tiangong space station with Popular Science.
  • Ph.D. student Radwa Eissa’s work to bring the circular economy to the construction industry is featured in Informed Infrastructure. Eissa’s advisor is Dr. Islam El-adaway, the Hurst-McCarthy Professor of civil engineering.
  • Research on MXene superlubricants by Dr. Vadym Mochalin, associate professor of chemistry and materials science and engineering, was referenced in a story about Mars Rover technology on Slash Gear.

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