geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering

NSF funds S&T shale oil recovery research

Posted by on September 1, 2020

With a $410,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, S&T researchers are developing a process to improve oil recovery at shale oil reservoirs. The work would optimize the gas injection process that decreases the energy needed for oil extraction and reduces the need to dig new oil wells.

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New faculty announced

Posted by on August 31, 2020

With expertise ranging from big data in precision medicine to 19th-century French literature, 20 new faculty are joining Missouri S&T this academic year. Please join the Miner community in welcoming these new faculty members:

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New course offered on outer space, space resources

Posted by on August 5, 2020

Dr. Leslie Gertsch will teach a new online course this fall semester titled Fundamentals of Space Resources or GeoEng 5810.

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In the news: ‘Go Baby Go,’ living lab, moon water, music research, social distancing

Posted by on July 7, 2020

  • Faculty, staff and students recently assisted The Community Partnership in Rolla with adapting toys for children with disabilities through the Go Baby Go project.
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    Locmelis receives CAREER Award

    Posted by on May 5, 2020

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized Dr. Marek Locmelis with a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. Locmelis is an assistant professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering at S&T.

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    Northcut named interim vice provost of academic support

    Posted by on February 13, 2020

    Dr. Kathryn Northcut, professor of English and technical communication, has been appointed interim vice provost of academic support, effective Saturday, Feb. 15. Dr. Jeff Cawlfield, who has served in the vice provost’s role since June 2013, will return to his home department of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, where he is a professor of geological engineering.

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    Grants go to 11 projects for 150th celebration

    Posted by on January 6, 2020

    In support of our upcoming 150th anniversary, Missouri S&T is providing mini-grants to faculty, staff and students planning creative ways to commemorate the milestone. Eleven projects were selected from 31 proposals to celebrate the anniversary from October 2020 to November 2021.

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    Faculty members honored with awards

    Posted by on December 6, 2019

    Congratulations to 33 S&T faculty members who are being honored with faculty campus awards in 2019 for excellence and achievement in teaching, research and service. An additional 37 faculty members are being recognized with Outstanding Teaching Awards, based on their end-of-course evaluations.

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    Faculty, staff honored with CEC awards

    Posted by on December 3, 2019

    The College of Engineering and Computing honored faculty and staff members during a staff meeting and awards ceremony Oct. 24.

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    Learn about critical metals for the future

    Posted by on October 21, 2019

    Dr. Yasushi Watanabe will give a talk titled “Critical Metals for the Future” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in Room 204 McNutt Hall.

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