mining engineering

Alagha receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research

Posted by on May 7, 2024

Dr. Lana Alagha, a Robert H. Quenon Associate Professor of Mining Engineering, has been awarded $875,000 from Rio Tinto, a global mining group, for a two-year project researching new techniques to recover critical minerals in the waste byproducts that come from extracting and refining copper. 

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Doctoral student publishes in the ‘Journal of Cleaner Production’

Posted by on November 7, 2023

Jessica Azure, a doctoral candidate in mining engineering, published her research in the Journal of Cleaner Production.

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Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship Doctoral Fellows announced

Posted by on June 7, 2022

The fall 2022 Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship Doctoral Fellows and their faculty advisors have been announced by the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development.

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Awuah-Offei named permanent mining and explosives engineering chair

Posted by on May 5, 2022

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei has accepted the role as permanent chair of mining and explosives engineering, effective Monday, Aug. 1. He has served as interim director of the program and subsequently as interim chair of the department since July 2018.

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Alumnus named legend for petroleum engineering technology

Posted by on February 1, 2022

Dr. Ali Daneshy, who earned a Ph.D. in mining engineering from Missouri S&T in 1969, will receive the 2022 Legend of Hydraulic Fracturing Award during the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference in Texas this week.

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ACUE online teaching accreditation goes to 53 instructors

Posted by on July 6, 2021

More than 50 Missouri S&T instructors earned a nationally recognized teaching credential as well as online teaching certification through the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE).

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Graduate Faculty Council awards go to faculty and staff

Posted by on July 6, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Graduate Faculty Council has announced the winners of its annual awards: Outstanding Contributions to Graduate Studies Award for faculty and Graduate Staff Excellence Award.

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Mine ventilation scholarship goes to S&T grad student

Posted by on July 6, 2021

Nana Kobina Amoako Amoah, a Ph.D. student in mining engineering, received the McPherson-Marks-Greuer Mine Ventilation Scholarship from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME).

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Graduate students recognized for outstanding research

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Thirteen S&T graduate students presented their research – including investigations of alloys, examination of lasers, and analysis of heuristic optimization – to three faculty member judges during virtual sessions this spring.

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Former mining engineering professor Richard Bullock dies

Posted by on December 3, 2020

Dr. Richard L. Bullock, professor emeritus of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, died Nov. 20 at his home in North Richland Hills, Texas. He was 91 years old.

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