National Science Foundation

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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NSF funds S&T shale oil recovery research

Posted by on September 1, 2020

With a $410,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, S&T researchers are developing a process to improve oil recovery at shale oil reservoirs. The work would optimize the gas injection process that decreases the energy needed for oil extraction and reduces the need to dig new oil wells.

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S&T wins $1.5 million NSF award to create spectrometer

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Missouri S&T has received a $1.5 million award from the National Science Foundation to develop a new rotational microwave spectrometer. The instrument will be used by several universities to collect some of the most detailed information available about the structure of gas phase molecules.

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Rownaghi receives NSF grant for gas separation work

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Dr. Ali Rownaghi’s research group in chemical and biochemical engineering will be aided in its research with a National Science Foundation grant for approximately $450,000.

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