critical minerals

Alagha receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research

Posted by on May 7, 2024

Dr. Lana Alagha, a Robert H. Quenon Associate Professor of Mining Engineering, has been awarded $875,000 from Rio Tinto, a global mining group, for a two-year project researching new techniques to recover critical minerals in the waste byproducts that come from extracting and refining copper. 

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Ma leads $2 million DOE project to curb climate change, critical minerals crisis

Posted by on April 4, 2023

Dr. Hongyan Ma, Francisco Benavides Scholar and associate professor of civil engineering, was recently tapped by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to lead a $2 million grant project related to critical minerals and clean energy.

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Moat testifies before House subcommittee on ‘America’s Critical Minerals Crisis’

Posted by on March 7, 2023

Dr. Michael Moats, chair of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, appeared before a U.S. House of Representatives panel Thursday, Feb. 9, to provide expert testimony on critical minerals production in the United States and the impact of foreign production of these minerals to the U.S.

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S&T to host critical minerals workshop in August

Posted by on June 22, 2022

The future of cell phones, solar panels and electric vehicles depends on materials like cobalt, germanium and rare earth elements. Those and other critical minerals are the focus of the second annual virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 4-5.

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Second Annual critical minerals workshop in August

Posted by on June 22, 2022

The future of cell phones, solar panels and electric vehicles depends on materials like cobalt, germanium and rare earth elements. Those and other critical minerals are the focus of the second annual virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 4-5.

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Graduate student publishes on ore deposits

Posted by on February 2, 2021

Bolorchimeg Nanzad Tunnell, a Ph.D. student in geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, published a paper in Ore Geology Reviews, the leading economic geology journal.

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