environmental engineering

Oerther elected treasurer of nursing society

Posted by on May 5, 2020

Dr. Daniel Oerther, professor of environmental health engineering, has been elected to a two-year term as treasurer of the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing Building Corporation.

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Student speakers announced

Posted by on May 4, 2020

Five graduating students were selected to speak at S&T’s spring commencement ceremonies. Due to the postponement of these ceremonies, the students will instead share their speeches during the Virtual Celebration of Graduates at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, via Facebook Live on S&T’s Facebook page. The student speakers are:

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Environmental engineers study fabrics, materials for face covers

Posted by on April 7, 2020

The day before the federal government issued new recommendations that Americans wear cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, a researcher at Missouri S&T decided to test a few common household materials – pillowcases, scarves, furnace filters – “out of curiosity.” His early results, which he shared on Twitter on April […]

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Oerther receives honor award for insurance product

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Dr. Daniel B. Oerther, professor of environmental health engineering, received the 2020 Honor Award in Environmental Sustainability as part of the annual Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science competition hosted by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. The award was to be presented at an awards luncheon scheduled at the National Press Club […]

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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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Oerther recognized for lifetime achievement

Posted by on March 3, 2020

Dr. Daniel B. Oerther, professor of environmental health engineering, has received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.

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EPA chief reappoints Burken to Science Advisory Board

Posted by on November 5, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the 11 members of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) in October and invited Missouri S&T professor Dr. Joel Burken to serve another three-year term.

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Oerther named Kappe distinguished lecturer

Posted by on November 5, 2019

Dr. Daniel B. Oerther, professor of environmental health engineering, has been selected as the 2020 Kappe Distinguished Lecturer by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.

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Oerther receives humanitarian award

Posted by on October 1, 2019

Dr. Daniel B. Oerther, professor of environmental health engineering, received the 2019 NLN Lillian Wald Humanitarian Award.

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Oerther receives UM System’s Ratchford award

Posted by on July 2, 2019

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi awarded Dr. Daniel B. Oerther the C. Brice Ratchford Memorial Fellowship Award on June 20 during the Board of Curators meeting at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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