chemical and biochemical engineering

Luks named president-elect of ASEE

Posted by on March 5, 2024

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) recently completed its annual election, and Dr. Christi Luks, a teaching professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, won the national organization’s race for president-elect.

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Smith gives lecture on new world energy

Posted by on January 9, 2024

Dr. Joseph Smith, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, presented an invited lecture to the chemical engineering department in Shram Sadhana Bombay Trust’s College of Engineering and Technology located in Bambhori, Jalgaon India.

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Q&A with CEC: Patricia Lungstrum

Posted by on December 8, 2023

Patricia Lungstrum is a finance and accounting specialist for mechanical and aerospace engineering and chemical and biochemical engineering. She has worked at Missouri S&T for the past four months.

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Professors lead major professional engineering societies

Posted by on December 5, 2023

Dr. Joseph Smith, S&T’s Laufer Energy Chair and professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, was voted the 2024 president-elect of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and will become president of the organization in 2025. 

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Two faculty win grants to develop technology for commercialization

Posted by on December 5, 2023

The College of Engineering and Computing launched a new sustainable energy technology seed grant program. The program’s purpose is to support the development, testing and construction of proof-of-concept technology for commercialization. Dr. Joseph Smith, Laufer Energy Chair and professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, and Dr. Pourya Shamsi, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, each received $30,000 grants through the program.

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In the news

Posted by on December 5, 2023

Science writer Daniel Clery interviewed Dr. Alanna Krolikowski, assistant professor of political science at S&T, for a recent article about mining on the moon.

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Towler advances hemostasis technology with patent

Posted by on November 7, 2023

Dr. Mark Towler, the Linda and Bipin Doshi Professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, has licensed a granted patent to Desicorp, a company based in Louisville, Kentucky. Using Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funds, Towler invented and developed a powdered substance that can be applied to halt bleed-out, or hemostasis, in patients.

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 3, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors.

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Doctoral graduate receives Ph.D. Dissertation Award

Posted by on June 6, 2023

Dr. Khaled Baamran, a recent doctoral graduate in chemical engineering, was awarded the Ph.D. Dissertation Award from chemical and biochemical engineering.

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Smith authors book chapter on biofuel production

Posted by on June 6, 2023

Dr. Joseph Smith, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, recently authored a chapter in a book titled Densification Impact on Raw, Chemically and Thermally Pretreated Biomass: Physical Properties and Biofuels Production.

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