geophysics

New interim associate dean announced

Posted by on January 15, 2020

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics, has been named interim associate dean of the College of Engineering and Computing. After five years, Dr. John Myers, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, is stepping away from the post.

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S&T wins $2 million grant for supercomputer research

Posted by on October 1, 2019

Missouri S&T has received a $1.96 million grant from the National Science Foundation to purchase and install a new supercomputing system on campus.

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Student garners travel grant to geophysics symposium

Posted by on October 1, 2019

Yuchen Yang was one of 50 university student leaders worldwide that received a travel grant from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).

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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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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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NASA grant goes to Locmelis

Posted by on November 7, 2017

With a grant from NASA, Dr. Marek Locmelis, assistant professor of geology and geophysics, will develop research infrastructure for advanced geochemical studies of meteorites by laser ablation inductively coupled mass spectrometry at Missouri S&T. The grant will also help support the research of Austin Siedleck, a graduate student investigating the sulfur cycles of Mars and Vesta.

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