Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe

President announces S&T chancellor search, committee

Posted by on August 23, 2018

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi announced Aug. 21 the start of a nationwide search for the position of chancellor at Missouri S&T. Following nominations by Missouri S&T constituency groups, Choi named members to the search committee. The search committee includes:

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Faculty projects selected for eFellows program

Posted by on August 15, 2018

Eight proposals for the Provost’s eFellows grants have been accepted for 2018-19 as part of a program that promotes innovative and collaborative course design for blended or fully online courses.

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In the news:,, Globe and Mail, IEEE Spectrum, Kansas City Star, Missouri Business, New York Post, People Behind the Science, Washington Post

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Submit a proposal for South Africa exchange

Posted by on April 23, 2018

The University of Missouri South Africa Education Program (UMSAEP) Committee invites proposals for 2019 for faculty interested in participating in the academic exchange between the University of Missouri System and South Africa. Opportunities include exchanges with the University of the Western Cape (UWC) located near Cape Town and collaborative projects between the University of Missouri System and new or existing educational partners in South Africa.

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S&T faculty to speak on South African education program

Posted by on April 4, 2018

The University of Missouri South African Education Program (UMSAEP) committee invites faculty members interested in learning more about the academic exchange program between the University of Missouri and South Africa to attend the program’s symposium. The event will be held 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in the Missouri Ozark-Room of the Havener Center. S&T faculty presenters at the symposium will include:

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Curators approve ACML, changes to UM System policies

Posted by on December 11, 2017

The University of Missouri System Board of Curators voted on several items that will affect Missouri S&T during the board’s meetings Dec. 7-8 in St. Louis. Here are some highlights from the meetings:

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Geologist named AAAS fellow

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She receives the recognition for her contributions to the advancement of palynology — the study of organic-walled microfossils such as pollen and spores — and her outstanding efforts in educating the next generation of Earth scientists.

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Geology grad student gets best poster award

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Olufeyisayo Ilesanmi, a Ph.D. candidate in geology and geophysics, received the Best Graduate Student Poster Award at the 54th National Conference of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) on Sept. 25 in Nashville. Her presentation was titled “Geohazard Mapping Using Lidar and Satellite Imagery in Oklahoma.”

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Oboh-Ikuenobe speaks in Nigeria

Posted by on December 23, 2016

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe was one of two invited speakers featured at the Women in Geosciences and Engineering forum during the 34th annual meeting of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists in Lagos, Nigeria, on Nov. 16. Oboh-Ikuenobe is interim department chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering. Her presentation addressed: 1) areas of focus for technical advancement for women geoscientists; 2) opportunities for professional women in light of low oil prices; and 3) strategies for expanding technical abilities.

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