biological sciences

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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New faculty announced

Posted by on August 31, 2020

With expertise ranging from big data in precision medicine to 19th-century French literature, 20 new faculty are joining Missouri S&T this academic year. Please join the Miner community in welcoming these new faculty members:

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Seven S&T faculty win President’s Awards

Posted by on August 4, 2020

University of Missouri President Mun Choi has announced the recipients of the 2020 President’s Awards to faculty members across the four universities of the UM System. The seven S&T awardees are:

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Westenberg honored by ASM

Posted by on July 7, 2020

Dr. David Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences, is an invited plenary speaker for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Virtual Conference for Undergraduate Educators on July 8-9.

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In the news: ‘Go Baby Go,’ living lab, moon water, music research, social distancing

Posted by on July 7, 2020

  • Faculty, staff and students recently assisted The Community Partnership in Rolla with adapting toys for children with disabilities through the Go Baby Go project.
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    Thrice as nice – ‘We love your class’ award goes to Winiarz

    Posted by on June 2, 2020

    For the third consecutive year, Dr. Jeffrey Winiarz received the S&T’s Advising Center’s “We Love Your Class” award from freshman students, who voted for their favorite teacher. Dr. Agnes Vojta received second place. Other nominees include:

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    Student places second in entrepreneurship contest

    Posted by on May 5, 2020

    Vanessa Mahan, a senior in biological sciences at Missouri S&T from Kansas City, Missouri, has earned second place in a virtual “shark tank” style competition through the University of Missouri System’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) program.

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    In the news: New York Times, Healthline, St. Louis Public Radio

    Posted by on April 7, 2020

    Dr. Yang Wang, assistant professor of environmental engineering, is quoted in The New York Times about his studies on aerosol transmission through household materials that could be used for face masks to protect from the coronavirus. The article, titled “What’s the Best Material for a Mask?” by Tara Parker-Pope is published in the April 5 issue. Dr. […]

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    In the news: 150th anniversary, handwashing, special effects

    Posted by on March 3, 2020

  • Dr. Mo Dehghani, chancellor of Missouri S&T, shares in an opinion piece some thoughts on nurturing the most curious and talented students, as Missouri S&T has been doing for 150 years and counting.
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