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Chemists publish in ACS journals

Posted by on October 6, 2020

Missouri S&T researchers have discovered the importance of the cysteine molecule, an amino acid, in directing the growth of crystalline structures. The research team includes the following electrochemical materials science researchers:

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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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Chemists develop new MXene materials

Posted by on January 6, 2020

Dr. Vadym Mochalin, associate professor of chemistry and Shuohan Huang, an S&T doctoral student in chemistry, teamed up with researchers from three universities to develop 2-D MXene materials for 6G communications.

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Glaser garners ACS accolade

Posted by on June 4, 2019

Dr. Rainer Glaser, chair and professor of chemistry, recently received a certificate for “excellence in peer reviewing” from the Petroleum Research Fund of the American Chemical Society.

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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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Bring your kids to chemistry celebration

Posted by on October 25, 2018

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The South Central Missouri local section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will host an event at S&T to celebrate National Chemistry Week. The public is invited to the event 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in Schrenk Hall. Attendees can participate in hands-on experiments from 1 to 3 p.m., which are designed for students in grades 4-8.

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Penn State professor, NSF program director to oversee CEC research

Posted by on July 5, 2018

Dr. Angela Lueking, a professor of energy and mineral engineering and chemical engineering at Pennsylvania State University and a recent program director at the National Science Foundation, is joining Missouri S&T as associate dean of research in the College of Engineering and Computing starting Aug. 1.

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Rezaei earns ACS award for publication excellence

Posted by on May 1, 2018

Dr. Fateme Rezaei, assistant professor of chemical engineering, will receive the 2018 Energy & Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication at the American Chemical Society (ACS) national meeting in Boston in August.

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Nanodiamonds research published in ACS Nano

Posted by on December 5, 2017

An S&T faculty member and undergraduate student are co-authors on the paper, “The Effect of Surface Chemistry on the Fluorescence of Detonation Nanodiamonds,” published Oct. 31 in an American Chemical Society journal, ACS Nano.

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Former engineering management chair Henry Sineath dies

Posted by on October 12, 2017

Dr. Henry “Dr. Si” Sineath, a retired S&T faculty member and longtime Rolla resident, died Oct. 8, in Anderson, South Carolina. He was 95. After 25 years in industry, Sineath joined Missouri S&T in 1976 as a visiting professor of engineering management. During his tenure at S&T, he established the university’s packaging program, served as its director and endowed a fund to provide continued support for the program. In 1981, Sineath became the second chair of engineering management, following founding department chair Dr. Bernard Sarchet. He retired as professor emeritus in 1986.

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