geosciences

Borrok publishes on NSF-funded water quality research

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Dr. David Borrok, Gulf Oil Foundation Professor and chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, is the lead author of an article published Oct. 26 in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association.

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In the news: Aerospace & Defense Technology, Astronomy magazines

Posted by on October 3, 2017

  • Research findings by Dr. Charles Wojnar, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, are featured in the August 2017 issue of Aerospace & Defense Technology magazine. The article highlights Wojnar’s development of an experimental method for understanding solid propellant aging. His new method was picked up by the magazine after his paper, “Measuring Propellant Stress Relaxation Modulus Using a Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer,” was published in the Journal of Propulsion and Power. Read more.
  • Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, is quoted in a recent Astronomy article, “Could We Survive Without Our Planet?” The article, written by Abigail Beall, was published Sept. 18 on the magazine’s site, www.astronomy.com.
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S&T faculty receive UM Research Board Grants

Posted by on July 12, 2017

The University of Missouri Research Board awarded 10 grants to Missouri S&T faculty members in June. The 12-month grants provide seed money for research initiatives with significant potential for a high return on investment.

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Geosciences graduate student garners scholarship

Posted by on June 6, 2017

The Society of Economic Geologists has awarded Yuanyuan Xia a student research grant from the Hugo T. Dummett Mineral Discovery Fund for innovation and technology development in exploration. Xia is a mast

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Oboh-Ikuenobe speaks in Nigeria

Posted by on December 23, 2016

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe was one of two invited speakers featured at the Women in Geosciences and Engineering forum during the 34th annual meeting of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists in Lagos, Nigeria, on Nov. 16. Oboh-Ikuenobe is interim department chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering. Her presentation addressed: 1) areas of focus for technical advancement for women geoscientists; 2) opportunities for professional women in light of low oil prices; and 3) strategies for expanding technical abilities.

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