chemical engineering

Grad student to present at ANS meeting

Posted by on June 4, 2018

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Salman Alshehri, a Ph.D. student in nuclear engineering, will present his research at the annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) June 17-21 in Philadelphia. He received a travel grant from the Council of Graduate Students to attend the meeting.

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Two graduate students to present at international conference

Posted by on May 1, 2018

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Abbas Sultan and Laith Sabri, Ph.D. students in chemical engineering, will present their research at the 25th International Conference on Chemical Reaction in Florence, Italy, later this month. Both received travel grants. Dr. Muthanna Al-Dahhan, chair and Curators’ Distinguished Professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, supervises their research.

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Lamb selected to officiate national basketball tournament

Posted by on April 3, 2018

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Tyler Lamb, a senior in aerospace engineering, is one of four students selected as all-tournament officials at the Region IV NIRSA Basketball Tournament at Texas A&M in March. NIRSA was formerly an abbreviation for National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.

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Smart living projects to explore earthquake response, breathable paints

Posted by on February 6, 2018

Four Missouri S&T faculty members received $24,000 in seed funding for two interdisciplinary projects related to S&T’s Smart Living research emphasis area. The recipients are:

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Rodgers’ research published in molecular phylogenetics journal

Posted by on January 9, 2018

The master’s thesis of alumna Rachel Rodgers, ChE’09, was recently accepted for publication in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Rodgers’ article, “Phylogenomic analysis of Fundulidae (Teleostei: Cyprinodotiformes) using RNA-sequencing Data” is published in the Dec. 28, 2017, issue of the journal.

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Girl Scout leads elementary school students in STEM-related activities

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Olivia Money, a junior in chemical engineering, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Money got her hands gooey while completing her project to earn the Gold Award. She led a group of third-graders at Sherwood Elementary in Arnold, Missouri, in several science-related workshops, instructing them on making slime and fossils and taught topics like density. Money also created learning materials and activity kits for teachers to use in the coming years. Money said she wanted younger kids, especially girls, to become interested in science.

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Nuclear engineering students, faculty present at national conference

Posted by on November 7, 2017

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Several Missouri S&T Ph.D. students and faculty members gave presentations at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo in Washington, D.C., Oct. 29-Nov. 2. Presentations included:

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Chemical engineering poster receives honorary mention

Posted by on December 5, 2016

Haider Al-Rubaye, a Ph.D. student in chemical and biochemical engineering, presented a poster at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2016 annual Sustainability Poster Session in San Francisco on Nov. 16. The poster, “Experimental Investigation on Expanded Granular Sludge Bed Reactor to Maximize the Methane Gas Production in the Biogas,” received an honorary mention.

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Learn about microalgae on June 4

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Dr. Hussein Znad, lecturer of chemical engineering at Curtin University in Perth, Australia, will present a lecture titled “Industrial and Environmental Applications of Microalgae: Challenges and Future Trends” 11 a.m.-noon Thursday, June 4, in Room B12-B Bertelsmeyer Hall. The lecture will cover the industrial and environmental applications of microalgae and the production of algae in photo-bioreactors. For more information about the event, email

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Chem-E-Car team earns second

Posted by on November 20, 2014

Missouri S&T’s Chem-E-Car Design Team earned second place in the poster competition this past weekend in the 2014 national Chem-E-Car Competition. The team competed against 32 other teams from around the U.S. and earned 16th place overall.

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