Accomplishments

$20 million grant funds steel development for U.S. Army

Posted by on January 5, 2021

As the U.S. Army modernizes weapons systems and combat vehicles, Missouri S&T researchers are developing lightweight and ultra-high-strength steels for combat vehicles that improve blast resistance and lower transportation costs.

“Missouri S&T offers one of only seven metallurgical engineering programs in the U.S.,” says Dr. Laura Bartlett, the Robert V. Wolf Associate Professor in Metallurgical Engineering and lead researcher for the project.

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20 significant research stories of 2020

Posted by on January 5, 2021

There’s a lot about 2020 that many of us would rather forget. Despite challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, Missouri S&T researchers advanced the frontiers of technical, scientific and scholarly discovery in many ways in 2020. Here are 20 examples:

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Duo earns $50,000 for entrepreneurial startup idea

Posted by on January 5, 2021

A Missouri S&T student and a recent Ph.D. graduate were awarded $50,000 to build their entrepreneurial start-up company and achieve new business goals.

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Student wins $100,000 scholarship from Dr Pepper

Posted by on January 5, 2021

Thomas “Trey” Breshears III, a sophomore in electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, won a $100,000 scholarship through the Dr Pepper 2020 Tuition Giveaway while appearing on the YouTube channel “Dude Perfect.”

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White initiated as Missouri S&T Chi Epsilon member

Posted by on January 5, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Chi Epsilon chapter recently initiated two dozen new members, including Gary White, CEO and co-founder of Water.org and WaterEquity.org. Chi Epsilon is the national honor society for civil engineers.

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Reidmeyer named fellow of American Ceramic Society

Posted by on January 5, 2021

Dr. Mary Reidmeyer, teaching professor emeritus of materials science and engineering, has been selected as a fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) in recognition of her contributions to the ceramic sciences.

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Medvedeva lectures in London

Posted by on January 5, 2021

Dr. Julia Medvedeva, professor of physics, delivered an invited virtual presentation on her latest research on amorphous oxide semiconductors at the Thomas Young Centre (TYC) Symposium in London on Dec. 3.

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Professor, alumnus named to commission for hazardous waste management

Posted by on January 5, 2021

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced eight appointments to various boards and commissions on Dec. 17. He appointed two individuals with ties to Missouri S&T to the Missouri Hazardous Waste Management Commission. The appointees are:

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Staff scholarships go to two employees

Posted by on January 5, 2021

Missouri S&T Staff Council is pleased to announce the winners of the Spring 2021 staff scholarship:

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Schearer Prize goes to three

Posted by on January 5, 2021

Three graduate students in physics are winners of this year’s Schearer Prize, the annual graduate research competition in physics at S&T.

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