economics

Fikru invited to participate in energy workshop

Posted by on June 4, 2024

Dr. Mahelet Fikru, associate professor of economics, was invited as an expert participant in a one-day workshop hosted by Michigan State University on Tuesday, May 7.

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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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Fikru wins NSF grant to study net-zero electricity products

Posted by on September 5, 2023

Dr. Mahelet Fikru, associate professor of economics, received a National Science Foundation grant to study net-zero electricity products. This research will present preferences, strategies and policies for net-zero carbon electricity products.

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Fikru appointed associate editor for ‘Energy Reports’

Posted by on July 11, 2023

Dr. Mahelet Fikru, associate professor of economics, was appointed associate editor for the journal Energy Reports.

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Fikru talks energy efficiency at international workshop

Posted by on April 4, 2023

Dr. Mahelet Fikru, associate professor of economics, was invited to speak at a Natural Resources Economics and Energy Transition conference opening workshop called “Energy-efficiency policy in the built environment: From formulation to implementation.” Her talk, titled “Energy efficiency of buildings: what’s the role of policies?,” was among a list of 10 invited speeches in the international workshop.

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New employees announced

Posted by on January 19, 2023

The following employees joined Missouri S&T in December. Please join the Miner community in welcoming these new staff members.

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Article published in ‘The Electricity Journal’

Posted by on December 6, 2022

Dr. Lili Eng, professor of business and information technology, and Dr. Mahelet Fikru, associate professor of economics, published an article, titled “Are US electric utilities increasing their sustainability disclosures and performance?” in The Electricity Journal, a leading journal on electric power policy.

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In the news

Posted by on December 6, 2022

Dr. Mehrzad Boroujerdi, vice provost and dean for the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education, is quoted in articles by PBS, El Confidential (Spain), Tjekdet (Denmark), and PassBlue.

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Fikru lectures at SIU at Carbondale

Posted by on November 1, 2022

Dr. Mahelet Fikru, associate professor of economics, was an invited speaker for the Vandeveer Chair Seminar Series at the School of Analytics, Finance and Economics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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New faculty announced

Posted by on October 10, 2022

With expertise ranging from new quantum materials to the plasticity of biological systems, 15 new faculty joined Missouri S&T this academic year.

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