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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Interdisciplinary concrete study garners NSF funding

Posted by on October 4, 2022

Dr. Hongyan Ma, associate professor of civil engineering, and Dr. Mahelet Fikru, associate professor of economics, have been awarded $250,000 from the Partnerships for Innovation Program sponsored by National Science Foundation.

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Faculty awarded Ignition Grants for Educational Tranformation

Posted by on September 6, 2022

Six research teams have received Kummer Ignition Grants for Sustainable Educational Transformation to support new and innovative ideas that lead to transformations in education at Missouri S&T.

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Kummer College and CASE changes take effect July 1

Posted by on June 29, 2022

Effective Friday, July 1, Missouri S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) will change to the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education (CASE), and the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development will be established. Two academic departments formerly in CASB – business and information technology and economics – will move to the Kummer College.

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Economics professor speaks at seminar in Spain

Posted by on November 2, 2021

Dr. Mahelet Fikru, associate professor of economics, presented during a seminar organized by the economic theory and economic history department at the Universidad de Málaga, Spain in September. Her presentation was titled “Voluntary Green Electricity Purchases versus Solar Installations in Community Choice Aggregation.”

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