David Westenberg

Dean’s medal goes to Westenberg

Posted by on April 6, 2021

Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences, is the first recipient of the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Commitment to Undergraduate Student Success in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB).

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Westenberg to kick off speaker series

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Spring 2021 virtual speaker series will include topics ranging from the importance of sleep to the dark side of technology. The first speaker this semester will be Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences. He will give a talk titled “Epidemics in a Connected World” noon-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, via Zoom. Register for the talk.

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Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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27 faculty honored for excellence in teaching, research, service

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Recipients of Missouri S&T’s Faculty Excellence Award, Faculty Achievement Award and Faculty Teaching Award have been announced. Awardees are:

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Engagement Week: Changing the world with synthetic biology

Posted by on October 19, 2020

Join Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences, for a talk titled “How Synthetic Biology Can Change the World” 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, via Zoom.

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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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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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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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Grants go to 11 projects for 150th celebration

Posted by on January 6, 2020

In support of our upcoming 150th anniversary, Missouri S&T is providing mini-grants to faculty, staff and students planning creative ways to commemorate the milestone. Eleven projects were selected from 31 proposals to celebrate the anniversary from October 2020 to November 2021.

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Smithsonian-sponsored exhibit open to public

Posted by on March 1, 2019

S&T’s biological sciences department will host a public exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” from Friday, March 1, until Sunday, March 17, at The Centre recreational complex.

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