National Science Foundation

Missouri S&T part of new $15 million hub

Posted by on August 26, 2021

Missouri S&T is one of 11 universities in the Midwest to join a new National Science Foundation network designed to move more discoveries from the research labs to the real world.

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Wu receives NSF award for 2D metals research

Posted by on August 3, 2021

Dr. Chenglin Wu, an assistant professor of structural engineering in the civil, architectural and environmental engineering department, has won a $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for his work in two-dimensional metals – metals that are three atoms thick – for use in computer chips, sensors and coatings.

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NSF funds CANDY

Posted by on August 3, 2021

Dr. Sajal Das, the Daniel St. Clair Endowed Chair of Computer Science at Missouri S&T, is collaborating with researchers from the University of Oregon and the University of North Texas on a project titled “Cyberinfrastructure for Accelerating Innovation in Network Dynamics,” or CANDY.

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Chemist works to recycle fossil fuel emissions

Posted by on July 6, 2021

With $500,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Manashi Nath, above, is working to reduce greenhouse gases by designing a catalyst to convert the environmental pollutant carbon dioxide into new fuels and chemicals while using as few new resources as possible.

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NSF selects Schonberg for workshop

Posted by on July 6, 2021

Dr. William P. Schonberg was selected as a participant in a June workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation on the future of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.

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Bring your mentor to NSF CAREER work session

Posted by on May 13, 2021

Early-career faculty members and their mentors are invited to a workshop, titled “2021 NSF CAREER Proposer and Mentor Work Session: Writing for Reviewers” 1-4 p.m. Friday, June 4, via Zoom.

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CAREER Award funds research on human-robot interaction

Posted by on May 4, 2021

Dr. Yun Seong Song, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, for his work on using intuitive sensorimotor communication to advance physical human-robot interaction.

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CAREER Award funds research on earthquake history

Posted by on May 4, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Obrist-Farner, assistant professor of geology and geophysics, received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his investigation of ancient earthquake history along the North American-Caribbean Tectonic Plate Boundary.

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Early-career faculty invited to NSF awards workshop

Posted by on October 29, 2020

The vice chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies (OVCRGS ) invites all early-career faculty members to attend a two-part workshop titled “NSF CAREER and Other Early-Career Awards” 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, via Zoom.

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S&T wins grant for high-resolution 4-D X-ray CT scanner

Posted by on October 6, 2020

By this time next year, researchers at Missouri S&T who study the properties of various types of materials will have a highly sophisticated scanning tool available to help them, thanks to a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation.

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