Joel Burken

In the news: New particle formation, rural internet access, career trends, campus safety

Posted by on February 2, 2021

Dr. Yang Wang, assistant professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, collaborated on a research study that was the focus of a Science Daily article, titled “Tiny particles that seed clouds can form from trace gases over open sea.

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UM System to invest in humanities research

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Two research projects involving S&T faculty are among the research and creative works projects in the areas of arts, humanities, and social and behavioral sciences announced recently by the University of Missouri System.

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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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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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