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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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Two S&T faculty present at space debris conference in Germany

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Missouri S&T was well represented at the Seventh European Conference on Space Debris April 17-21 at the European Space Operations Center in Darmstadt, Germany. The conference attracted attendees from all over the globe, and was featured prominently in media, including the Washington Post, space.com, Space Daily, and The Guardian.

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Schonberg presents in England on hypervelocity

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Dr. Bill Schonberg, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, presented two papers at the 2017 Hypervelocity Impact Symposium, held April 23-28 in Canterbury, England. Schonberg’s first presentation was based on work he performed as a faculty fellow at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory during the summer of 2016. He described the development of design equations that would increase the safety of human space travel and space operations in earth orbit and beyond.

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