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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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Go beyond NSF at proposal writing workshop

Posted by on February 17, 2020

The vice chancellor for research’s office will host a workshop titled “Beyond NSF: A Workshop About Writing Proposals to Other Federal Agencies” 1:30-2:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center.

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Graduate student receives NASA fellowship

Posted by on February 4, 2020

Andrew Hinkle, a Ph.D. student in aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, is part of a select group of graduate students across the U.S. to receive a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). Through the award, Hinkle plans to help advance the agency’s understanding of how particle flows such as Martian dust storms could affect spacecraft landings. […]

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Space Week activities start today

Posted by on November 18, 2019

Dr. Marco Cavaglià, professor of physics, will review his research into gravitational waves and their importance at 5 p.m. today (Monday, Nov. 18) in Room 103 Engineering Management Building. This is the first of several events planned for Space Week 2019. The schedule includes:

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Students get space grants

Posted by on November 5, 2019

Elizabeth Caputa and Kyle McMillen received grants from the Missouri Space Grant Consortium (MOSGC) through Missouri S&T and NASA.

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Visitors coming to campus for space consortium, discover day, tech conference

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Hundreds of visitors are expected on campus in the coming days for the following events:

  • The 27th annual spring meeting of the NASA-Missouri Space Grant Consortium will be held in the Havener Center on Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21. Attendees on both days will park in Lot H, located at University Drive and Highway 63, or Lot C-48, located at the corner of 11th and Bishop streets.
  • Prospective students and families will explore S&T during a Discover Day, hosted by the office of admissions.
  • Approximately 650 students will participate in the Missouri Technology Student Association (TSA) State Conference from Sunday, April 22, to Tuesday, April 24. Most activities will be held at the Havener Center and the Student Recreation Center.
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Duan places third in NASA competition

Posted by on April 3, 2018

Dr. Lian Duan, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, co-authored a paper that was selected as the third-place winner of NASA Langley’s H.J.E. Reid Award. The Reid Award is NASA Langley’s top award recognizing technical excellence in research publications.

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Erb lands internship with NASA

Posted by on January 8, 2018

Aaron Erb, a Ph.D. student in aerospace engineering, has been awarded a Pathways Internship with the Vehicle Analysis Branch of the NASA Langley Research Center. Erb’s Ph.D. advisor is Dr. Serhat Hosder, associate professor of aerospace engineering.

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NASA grant goes to Locmelis

Posted by on November 7, 2017

With a grant from NASA, Dr. Marek Locmelis, assistant professor of geology and geophysics, will develop research infrastructure for advanced geochemical studies of meteorites by laser ablation inductively coupled mass spectrometry at Missouri S&T. The grant will also help support the research of Austin Siedleck, a graduate student investigating the sulfur cycles of Mars and Vesta.

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Duan’s paper on acoustic radiation recognized by NASA

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Dr. Lian Duan, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, co-authored a paper that received a third-place H.J.E. Reid Award. The Reid Award is NASA Langley Research Center’s top award recognizing technical excellence in research publications. Duan and Meelan M. Choudhari, an aerospace engineer at Langley, wrote the paper, titled “Numerical Study of Acoustic Radiation due to a Supersonic Turbulent Boundary Layer.”

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