Accomplishments

Oerther elevated to fellow of the Society of Environmental Engineers

Posted by on August 7, 2018

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Dr. Daniel Oerther, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, has been elevated to a fellow of the Society of Environmental Engineers in the United Kingdom.

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In the news: Explosive engineering research, Las Vegas mobster, Lie-detecting kiosk, Mars Rover team, moon ice, Mazoon College visit, next-gen batteries

Posted by on August 7, 2018

  • Mining Magazine published the article, “Missouri S&T Team Takes on Explosive Engineering Research” on July 30 about research led by Dr. Kyle Perry, assistant professor of mining and nuclear engineering. In the study, Perry’s team will pair explosives with common mining materials, with the ultimate goal of improving mine safety.
  • Dr. Larry Gragg, professor emeritus of history, was interviewed by reporter Tom Hawley on channel KSNV in Las Vegas. In the news segment, which aired Aug. 1, Gragg discussed how mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel shaped Las Vegas.
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    Educational research mini-grants awarded to five faculty projects

    Posted by on July 5, 2018

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    Expanding the sophomore design curriculum for aerospace engineering students and maximizing the co-op experience are a couple of topics faculty will be researching with the help of mini-grant funding. The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) recently provided nearly $25,000 in mini-grant funding for the following projects:

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    Rezaei receives young scientist award

    Posted by on July 3, 2018

    Dr. Fateme Rezaei, right, assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, received the Young Scientist Paper Award at the ninth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology sponsored by the American Academy of Sciences June 25-29 in Houston. She received the award for her research on formaldehyde adsorption from indoor air.

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    Belfi to lead national organization

    Posted by on July 3, 2018

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    Dr. Amy Belfi now leads a national organization, Graduate Women in Science. She was inducted as president during the organization’s annual conference in Iowa City June 16.

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    Fang named outstanding reviewer

    Posted by on July 3, 2018

    Dr. Chevy Hanqing Fang received the Family Firm Institute’s 2018 Outstanding Reviewer Award. Fang is an assistant professor of business and information technology.

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    Fogg’s chapter focuses on wartime aid to France

    Posted by on July 3, 2018

    Dr. Shannon Fogg’s book chapter, “The American Friends Service Committee and Wartime Aid to Families,” was been published by Bloomsbury Academic in the volume, Vichy France and Everyday Life: Confronting the Challenges of Wartime, 1939-1945. Fogg is chair and professor of history and political science.

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    Scoundrel or gentleman? Ahmad publishes on Navy captain

    Posted by on July 3, 2018

    Dr. Diana Ahmad’s article, “Scoundrel or Gentleman: The Reign of Captain Benjamin Franklin Tilley, U.S.N., on American Samoa, 1900-1901,” was published in the Spring 2018 issue of The Nautilus. Ahmad gives an account of Tilley’s time in American Samoa, which was not the typical story of Western interactions with Pacific Islanders.

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    Oerther named Academy of Nursing Education fellow

    Posted by on July 3, 2018

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    Dr. Daniel B. Oerther, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, has been named a lifetime honorary fellow of the Academy of Nursing Education. As one of a handful of non-nursing fellows, he joins others who have made substantial contributions to nursing, nursing education, or to the National League for Nursing for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education.

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    Careaga presents to Leadership Phelps County, Show Me Title

    Posted by on July 3, 2018

    Andrew Careaga, executive director of marketing and communications, presented “Working With Your Media Relations Team” at the University of Missouri System’s Show Me Title IX Conference in Columbia on June 5. He also discussed S&T’s marketing and branding strategies at Leadership Phelps County, a program sponsored by University of Missouri Extension, on June 7.

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