geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering

CAREER Award funds research on earthquake history

Posted by on May 4, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Obrist-Farner, assistant professor of geology and geophysics, received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his investigation of ancient earthquake history along the North American-Caribbean Tectonic Plate Boundary.

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‘Daring to Dig’ exhibit features S&T expert

Posted by on May 4, 2021

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Engineering and Computing, is featured along with other notable female paleontologists in the exhibit “Daring to Dig: Women in American Paleontology.”

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In the news: Biogas research, consumer demand, The Great Dying, Egyptology, flooding, rural health care

Posted by on April 6, 2021

Dr. Fateme Rezaei, assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, was interviewed about her biogas research by National Public Radio affiliate St. Louis Public Radio.

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Learn about writing research proposals on March 31

Posted by on March 22, 2021

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host a forum for early-career faculty titled “Writing a Research Proposal” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, via Zoom. The forum will feature three successful S&T researchers:

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Staff Spotlight: Janessa Buchely

Posted by on March 18, 2021

They say variety is the spice of life and that’s what Janessa Buchely enjoys about her job in geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, or GGPE.

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Missouri S&T among winners in NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge

Posted by on February 2, 2021

The success of NASA’s future plans to explore and inhabit the moon may depend in part on research by university students, including a team of seven from Missouri S&T who have won a grant from the space agency to develop a way to remove lunar dust.

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Graduate student publishes on ore deposits

Posted by on February 2, 2021

Bolorchimeg Nanzad Tunnell, a Ph.D. student in geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, published a paper in Ore Geology Reviews, the leading economic geology journal.

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VIDEO: Thoughts on mid-semester feedback from students

Posted by on February 1, 2021

Dr. Jeff Cawlfield, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, hadn’t taught in a classroom setting for nearly seven years, he says in this video produced by the Center of Advancing Faculty (CAFE).

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Employees donate hundreds of toys to G.R.A.C.E.

Posted by on December 14, 2020

The civil, architectural and environmental engineering employees weren’t playing around when it came to this year’s toy drive hosted by Staff Council. Jody Seely and Jeannie Werner pose with the toys that garnered their department the Most Items Donated trophy.

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Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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