geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering

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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27 faculty honored for excellence in teaching, research, service

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Recipients of Missouri S&T’s Faculty Excellence Award, Faculty Achievement Award and Faculty Teaching Award have been announced. Awardees are:

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See all the cites in PLOS database

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Over 60 current and past Missouri S&T faculty members are represented in the database “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators,” published in the open access journal PLOS (The Public Library of Science) Biology.

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CEC awards go to 13

Posted by on November 3, 2020

The College of Engineering and Computing held its fall open forum on Oct. 13. Dr. Richard Wlezien, vice provost and dean of the college, announced staff and faculty awards during the virtual presentation.

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In the news: Mining the moon, filters for face masks

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geological sciences and engineering, was asked by Business Insider what NASA’s discovery of water on the moon could mean for space mining and exploration.

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Kummer Institute Research Advisory Committee announced

Posted by on November 2, 2020

An advisory committee focused on research has been created for the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development. Committee members include:

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