Joel Burken

COVID-19: Researchers study materials for masks, respirators

Posted by on August 4, 2020

The August 2020 issue of International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health features an article by S&T researchers titled “Filtration Performances of Non-medical Materials as Candidates for Manufacturing Facemasks and Respirators.” The authors are:

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Civil engineering celebrates Class of 2020

Posted by on May 27, 2020

The coronavirus altered this year’s festivities, but the civil, architectural and environmental engineering students, staff and faculty team showed their Miner spirit and persevered. The department awarded more than 100 engineering degrees on Saturday, May 16.

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COVID-19 in the news: Fox News’ Sunday, TODAY Show

Posted by on May 5, 2020

Dr. Michael Bruening was featured by Chris Wallace on Fox News’ Sunday morning show on May 3 as one of several teachers designated as “Power Players of the Week.”

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EPA chief reappoints Burken to Science Advisory Board

Posted by on November 5, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the 11 members of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) in October and invited Missouri S&T professor Dr. Joel Burken to serve another three-year term.

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Fitch receives UM System president’s award for service

Posted by on May 7, 2019

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi presented Dr. Mark Fitch with the President’s Award for University Citizenship – Service during the Board of Curators meeting on April 11 at Missouri S&T.

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Honorary Knights announced

Posted by on March 11, 2019

The St. Pat’s Celebration Committee at Missouri S&T has announced the 2019 Honorary Knights of St. Patrick. The eight Honorary Knights are Dr. Joel Burken, University of Missouri System President Mun Y. Choi, Ken Clayton, Tyrone Davidson, Connie Goodridge, Steve Malott, Dr. Jeff Schramm and Bill Stoltz. Bill Jenks will serve as Honorary St. Pat and parade marshal for the 111th St. Pat’s celebration.

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President announces S&T chancellor search, committee

Posted by on August 23, 2018

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi announced Aug. 21 the start of a nationwide search for the position of chancellor at Missouri S&T. Following nominations by Missouri S&T constituency groups, Choi named members to the search committee. The search committee includes:

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AAEES awards go to two faculty

Posted by on December 5, 2017

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists is honoring Dr. Joel Burken and Dr. Daniel Oerther with a pair of awards. The awards will be presented in April 2018 at the National Press Club in Washington.

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In the news: 500-year storm, Guam, HKN, probiotics helping trees, startups

Posted by on September 2, 2017