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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Seminars on drones open to public

Posted by on October 29, 2018

Dr. Adam Watts, research professor at the Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nevada, will present two public seminars about unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), more commonly known as drones. The presentations will be:

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Seminar planned on social implications of unmanned aircraft

Posted by on October 25, 2018

Dr. Adam Watts, associate research professor at the Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nevada, will give a public seminar titled “Implications of Unmanned Aircraft for Society: Case Studies from the Environmental Sciences” noon-12:50 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center.

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RTD2018 topic: Using drones for infrastructure inspection

Posted by on September 10, 2018

Drones are not just for hobbyists anymore. Risky and time-consuming jobs normally performed from the ground or atop towers are carried out safely and effectively by small Unmanned Aerial Systems. Aerial inspection using drones is a fast and cost-effective solution that ensures shorter inspection intervals, early detection of damage, and access to otherwise inaccessible structures. […]

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Siau and Yin go on camera about robots, laws

Posted by on March 7, 2017

Two Missouri S&T faculty members are featured in a news story on laws regarding technology such as self-driving cars, drones and robots. The KRCG-13 TV story, “Humans Vs. Machines: A Loophole in the Law,” aired Feb. 13. It features Dr. Keng Siau, chair and professor of business and information technology, and Dr. Zhaozheng Yin, assistant professor and Daniel C. St. Clair Fellow of computer science.

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