Briefly

Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, chair of chemical and biological engineering, received the Mesopotamia Award for Engineering from the Iraqi Cultural Office – USA for his achievements in engineering.


Kyle Buchheit, a senior in chemical engineering and economics, qualified to represent Missouri S&T at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in June in Anaheim, Calif. He placed second in both the microeconomics and statistical analysis competitions at the 50th Annual Missouri PBL State Leadership Conference in March.
Shamsher Prakash, professor emeritus of civil engineering, received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, in December 2008.
Kris Swenson, associate professor of English and technical communication, will take over as chair of the department on July 1. She replaces
Gene Doty, who had served in the position since 2006 and plans to retire this summer.
Warren K. Wray, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, was one of 37 geotechnical engineers named diplomate, a new professional recognition from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Academy of Geo-Professionals.

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By the numbers: Fall/Winter 2018

8,607 Students enrolled for the fall semester at Missouri S&T. Classes started Aug. 20. 91 Percentage of first-year freshmen who receive scholarships and financial aid.

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Making tornado alley safer

Growing up in northeast China, Guirong “Grace” Yan didn’t see many tornados in a country where the number of documented twisters is a fraction of those that hit the United States. But as her academic career took Yan to several postdoctoral fellowships and then faculty positions in Indiana, Missouri and Texas, the assistant professor of […]

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Living laboratory houses lead battery research

This past November, Missouri S&T installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to S&T’s solar-powered homes.

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Partners for progress

An expansion of the partnership between Missouri S&T and Missouri State University will allow students to pursue a mechanical engineering degree on the Missouri State campus with courses taught by faculty from both institutions. Students began applying this fall. The program will begin in fall 2019.

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Chancellor search is underway

This past August, University of Missouri President Mun Choi announced the formation of a 23-member committee to lead a nationwide search for a chancellor at Missouri S&T.

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