geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering

18 S&T faculty members receive tenure, promotions

Posted by on November 1, 2022

Eighteen faculty members received promotions and/or tenure, effective Sept. 1. Those faculty members are:

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Bai named ‘A Peer Apart’

Posted by on October 4, 2022

Dr. Baojun Bai, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, was named “A Peer Apart” by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

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In the news

Posted by on October 4, 2022

St. Louis Public Radio featured Dr. Guang Xu’s research into electric vehicle fires. Xu, associate professor of mining and explosives engineering, is working with vehicle manufacturers, industrial EV users and fire safety experts to help protect people in the event of an EV-charging fire.

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Gao named interim chair of computer science

Posted by on August 29, 2022

Dr. Stephen Gao, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE), has accepted the role of interim computer science department chair. He will begin his new role Sept. 1.

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Petroleum engineering article among most-read papers

Posted by on December 7, 2021

A recent article by Ph.D. student Ghith Biheri and Dr. Abdulmohsin Imqam, assistant professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE) is one of the most-read papers according to the SPE Journal website.

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Imqam selected for Society of Petroleum Engineers committee

Posted by on November 2, 2021

Dr. Abdulmohsin Imqam, assistant professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE) is serving on the program technical committee for the 2022 Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Western Regional Meeting in April. He chairs the carbon capture and sequestration session.

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Prize winners announced

Posted by on October 11, 2021

Tammy Heldenbrand, business support specialist in chemistry, won a Yeti Rambler in the fourth prize drawing for Missouri S&T’s Vaccine Incentive Program. Additional winners are:

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NSF grant to fund training for science teachers, 4-H leaders

Posted by on October 5, 2021

Missouri S&T faculty in two departments have received funding from the National Science Foundation for a project titled “GP-IN: Getting your feet wet: Advancing geoscience education using water-based field experiences.”

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Smith receives early career award

Posted by on October 5, 2021

Dr. Ryan Smith, assistant professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, has won the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Early Career Award for Near-Surface Geophysics.

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Borrok named interim associate dean for research, Cawlfield named interim GGPE chair

Posted by on August 4, 2021

Dr. David Borrok, chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE), has been named interim associate dean for research in the College of Engineering and Computing. The appointment became effective Aug. 1.

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