environmental engineering

Undergraduate Research Conference winners announced

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Nineteen students in eight categories received recognition and cash awards as winners of S&T’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Conference, held virtually in April. The winners and their faculty advisors on the projects are:

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Get the dirt on problematic expansive soils

Posted by on May 13, 2021

Dr. Anand Puppala will present a talk titled “Case Studies of Problematic Expansive Soils: Characterization Challenges, Innovative Stabilization Designs and Novel Monitoring Methods” at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 3.

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Oerther elected deputy chair of CIEH

Posted by on March 2, 2021

Dr. Daniel B. Oerther, professor of environmental health engineering, has been elected deputy chair of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) in the United Kingdom.

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Oerther elected to national Engineers Without Borders board

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Dr. Daniel B. Oerther, professor of environmental engineering, was elected to the board of directors of Engineers Without Borders-USA. He will serve a three-year term starting in January.

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In the news: Dachau liberation, mask fit, moon resources

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, discusses the liberation of Dachau by American troops in a history.com article published Nov. 6.

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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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