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NSF funds S&T shale oil recovery research

Posted by on September 1, 2020

With a $410,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, S&T researchers are developing a process to improve oil recovery at shale oil reservoirs. The work would optimize the gas injection process that decreases the energy needed for oil extraction and reduces the need to dig new oil wells.

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Freshman earns $150,000 in science competition

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Brendan Crotty, an S&T freshman from Muskogee, Oklahoma, earned third place in the 79th Regeneron Science Talent Search – a science and mathematics competition for high school seniors.

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S&T faculty receive tenure, promotion

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Twenty-four Missouri S&T faculty members received promotions or tenure effective today (Tuesday, Sept. 1). The faculty members are:

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ElGawady honored for contributions to materials sciences

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Dr. Mohamed ElGawady, Benavides Faculty Scholar and professor of structural engineering, has been awarded an International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) Scientist Award for 2020.

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Professor elected AIChE fellow

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Dr. Christi Patton Luks, teaching professor and acting chair of chemical and biochemical engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in recognition of her contributions to the chemical engineering field.

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Jung named NAI senior member

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Dr. Steven Jung, an adjunct professor at S&T who developed a specialty glass used to speed healing of open wounds, has been named a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors.

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Das to moderate tomorrow’s panel on AI for wireless

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Dr. Sajal Das will moderate a panel discussion named “AI for Wireless: Is it Really a Game Changer or Yet Another Hype?” at 9:30-11 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday, Sept. 2). Tune in via Zoom.

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New chemistry online labs show teaching, learning success

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Dr. Klaus Woelk, associate professor of chemistry, and Dr. Philip Whitefield, Chancellor’s Professor and professor emeritus of chemistry, embraced the task of putting their labs online due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have written a paper outlining best practices for other educators.

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Psychology professors publish on disparities in interviews

Posted by on September 1, 2020

The International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction published a paper by three S&T faculty members in psychological science titled “Just Sit Back and Watch: Large Disparities between Video and Face-to-face Interview Observers in Applicant Ratings.”

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People’s choice award goes to S&T student in pitch competition

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Missouri S&T student August Bindbeutel brought home a third-place finish and won the People’s Choice Award at the virtual KC Collective Pitch and Pint pitch competition for startups on Aug. 27.

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