American Chemical Society

Bring your kids to chemistry celebration

Posted by on October 25, 2018

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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Ma named American Chemical Society fellow

Posted by on July 31, 2017

The American Chemical Society (ACS) named Dr. Yinfa Ma, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching professor of chemistry, to the 2017 class of ACS fellows. The list includes 65 scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and have made important contributions to ACS, the world’s largest scientific society. The 2017 fellows will be recognized at a ceremony and reception Monday, Aug. 21, during the society’s national meeting in Washington, D.C. Read more.

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