Accomplishments

Physics professor co-authors paper on phase-change materials

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Dr. Julia Medvedeva, professor of physics at S&T, contributed to a research paper recently published by the Journal of the American Chemical Society on novel phase-change material that exhibits polyamorphism — a transition between two distinct amorphous states.

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Missouri Historical Society publishes article by DeWitt

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Dr. Petra DeWitt’s article, “Faith and Country: How Jews Found Unity in World War I” was recently published in Gateway, the magazine of the Missouri Historical Society. The article looks at how patriotism helped bridge ethnic and religious divides in the St. Louis Jewish community.

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Belfi publishes on psychomusicology

Posted by on December 4, 2018

A research paper by Dr. Amy Belfi, assistant professor of psychological science, on how damage to part of the brain’s prefrontal cortex can affect memories evoked by music, was published in November in Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, a journal of the American Psychological Association.

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Sheppard speaks on King Tut

Posted by on December 4, 2018

As an invited scholar, Dr. Kathleen Sheppard spoke on Nov. 27 at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado, on the conflict surrounding the 1922 discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Sheppard is an associate professor of history and political science.

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Safety first – S&T ranks in top 25 safety ranking

Posted by on December 4, 2018

The S&T University Police and parking department is ranked among the top 25 university police and public safety departments by the National Campus Safety Summit.

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Travel grant goes to students for algae biomass conference

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Two S&T students attended the Algae Biomass Summit, held Oct. 14-17 in Houston, with funding from the 2018 Mary Rosenthal Memorial Student Travel Grant. S&T attendees include Laith S. Sabri and Abbas J. Sultan, both graduate students in chemical and biochemical engineering, and Dr. Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, chair and Curators’ Distinguished Professor of chemical and biochemical engineering.

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ISC poster presentation winners announced

Posted by on December 4, 2018

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Twenty-six graduate students participated in the 14th annual Intelligent Systems Center poster presentation on Nov. 13 in the Havener Center. The event gave students the opportunity to present research results. The winners and the names of their posters are:

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Disc golf club going to nationals

Posted by on December 4, 2018

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After winning first place in the Missouri Collegiate Disc Golf Championship held in Columbia in November, Missouri S&T’s Miner Disc Golf Club is heading to the national championship in North Augusta, South Carolina, this April, to compete against more than 35 college golf disc clubs.

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Environmental health awards go to Oerther

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Dr. Daniel Oerther, professor of environmental health engineering, received two awards from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) during the 2018 annual Excellence Awards celebration in London, England.

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Shelton recognized for commitment to small-business owners

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Travin Shelton received the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry Extension Business Award for supporting the economic viability of Missouri businesses through educational programming. Shelton is a business development specialist at S&T’s Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTCD).

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