geology

GGPE students garner scholarships

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Four students in the geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering department received scholarships from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

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Locmelis co-authors Nature Communications paper

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Dr. Marek Locmelis, assistant professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, co-authored a study published in Nature Communications on Aug. 5.

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Two named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professors

Posted by on January 8, 2019

Dr. Stephen S. Gao and Dr. Kelvin T. Erickson each received the Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professorship designation during commencement ceremonies Dec. 15.

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Surprise! Eight faculty receive Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

Posted by on January 8, 2019

Eight Missouri S&T faculty were honored with the 2017-18 Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award at S&T’s faculty awards banquet on Dec. 4.

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34 faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Thirty-four Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2017-18. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony tonight (Tuesday, Dec. 4).

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In the news: ASM.org, Engineering.com, 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

Geophysicist wins teaching excellence award

Posted by on May 1, 2018

Dr. Stephen Gao, professor of geology and geophysics, has won the 2018 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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St. Pat’s court named, arrival planned March 14

Posted by on March 12, 2018

For the first time in its 110-year history, a female student will portray St. Patrick at Missouri S&T’s annual celebrations. Katelyn Jones, a junior in geology and geophysics from Sugar Creek, Missouri, will serve as St. Pat. St. Pat and her court will officially arrive in downtown Rolla at noon Wednesday, March 14. Following a procession through downtown, the court will preside over follies at the pavilion at 9th and Oak streets near the railroad tracks.

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Jackling award goes to Frimpong

Posted by on January 9, 2018

Dr. Samuel Frimpong will receive the 2017 Daniel C. Jackling Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) at a ceremony. Frimpong is the Robert H. Quenon Missouri Endowed Chair in Mining Engineering at Missouri S&T.

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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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