Joel Burken

ADVANCE awards first department enhancement grants

Posted by on February 6, 2024

Four proposals were selected for funding through S&T’s ADVANCE Program’s Department Enhancement Grant initiative. These grants help departments implement strategies to reduce inequities and enhance the departmental climate, especially in the recruitment, retention and advancement of women. 

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In the news

Posted by on February 6, 2024

Institution of Mechanical Engineers featured a story on Dr. Bill Fahrenholtz, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of materials science and engineering, and a team of researchers’ discovery of hundreds of new ceramic materials.  

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Burken accepts Mathes Chair position

Posted by on August 24, 2023

Missouri S&T will have a new John A. and Susan Mathes Chair of Environmental Engineering beginning Friday, Sept. 1. Dr. Joel Burken, S&T’s chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, has accepted the position.

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Summer Scholars spending break on research

Posted by on June 28, 2023

For some students at Missouri S&T, summer doesn’t mean a break from learning. Over a dozen students are getting hands-on research experience as part of the Summer Scholars Program.

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S&T professors named inaugural fellows of the Taylor Geospatial Institute

Posted by on June 6, 2023

Two Missouri S&T professors were recently announced as part of the inaugural class of fellows for the Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI).

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Best paper award goes to Burken and Bagheri

Posted by on December 6, 2022

Environmental Science and Technology, an environmental publication from the American Chemical Society, awarded its 2021 best paper award to “Machine Learning: New Ideas and Tools in Environmental Science and Engineering.”

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ASCE honors S&T civil engineering faculty, students

Posted by on November 1, 2022

Dr. Joel Burken, chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, was named Faculty Advisor of the Year at the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) St. Louis section awards banquet held on Sept. 30.

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In the news

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Dr. Mehrzad Boroujerdi, dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education, discussed the political relationship of the World Cup match between Iran and the U.S. in Haartez’s story “Political Football: U.S. and Iran Prepare for Historic World Cup Match.”

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S&T student project selected for Director’s Choice Award

Posted by on May 3, 2022

A project that involved Missouri S&T students in civil, architectural and environmental engineering (CArEE) has been selected for a Director’s Choice Award by the United States Forest Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Burken to lead ASCE council

Posted by on December 7, 2021

Dr. Joel Burken, chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering has been elected chair of the Department Heads’ Coordinating Council for the 170,000-member American Society of Civil Engineers.

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