Pourya Shamsi

In the news: Copper supply, best-paid grads, original musical, static electricity, bridge collapse, ‘Bugsy’ Siegel

Posted by on April 2, 2024

Dr. Michael Moats, chair and professor of materials science and engineering, spoke with Crux Investor about the copper supply crunch.

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Two faculty win grants to develop technology for commercialization

Posted by on December 5, 2023

The College of Engineering and Computing launched a new sustainable energy technology seed grant program. The program’s purpose is to support the development, testing and construction of proof-of-concept technology for commercialization. Dr. Joseph Smith, Laufer Energy Chair and professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, and Dr. Pourya Shamsi, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, each received $30,000 grants through the program.

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Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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Faculty, staff honored with CEC awards

Posted by on December 3, 2019

The College of Engineering and Computing honored faculty and staff members during a staff meeting and awards ceremony Oct. 24.

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S&T faculty receive tenure, promotions

Posted by on October 1, 2019

Several faculty members at Missouri S&T received promotions or tenure, which became effective Sept. 1. The faculty members are:

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Maples announces CDO search, committee

Posted by on August 30, 2018

Dr. Chris Maples, interim chancellor, announced Aug. 27 the start of a nationwide search for the position of chief diversity officer at Missouri S&T. The University of Missouri System’s human resources executive recruitment team and members of the S&T Chief Diversity Officer Search Committee will collaborate to conduct the search. The search committee includes:

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Center for Sustainability hosts microgrid consortium

Posted by on February 7, 2017

The Center for Sustainability hosted the semi-annual meeting of the Missouri S&T Microgrid Industrial Consortium Jan. 12. The 29 attendees included consortium members, faculty researchers, students and guests. Dr. Pourya Shamsi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, Dr. Fatih Dogan, professor of materials science and engineering, and students presented about research progress. Shamsi identified the opportunity to use consortium-member data in his model for selecting the optimum battery location and size within a microgrid. George Mues, manager of technology transfer at Ameren, agreed to host a meeting at Ameren on Jan. 19 to facilitate the gathering of the data for the model.

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