Archives for March 2010

Dorf: Passion = success

True success in life requires more than mere talent and intelligence. It also takes passion and hard work. That was the message Roger Dorf, ME’65, shared with Missouri S&T’s newest graduates during the campus’s Dec. 19 commencement ceremonies.

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Curators’ titles conferred

Also during December commencement, Nicholas Leventis was named Curators’ Professor of chemistry and James Drallmeier was named Curators’ Teaching Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Leventis has been with the chemistry faculty since 1994 and Drallmeier has been a member of the mechanical and aerospace engineering faculty since 1989.

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How many daze? There’s an app for that

Wondering how long it is until the next St. Pat’s Celebration? There’s an app for that.

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Your house on drugs

When authorities discover a “meth house,” they decontaminate it by removing chemicals, ripping out carpeting, cleaning walls, and airing the place out for a few days. But Glenn Morrison, an associate professor of environmental engineering, wonders if the decontamination methods are sufficient to protect future occupants from exposure to methamphetamine and other chemicals.

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A new kind of farmer’s market

While Congress ponders the merits of cap-and-trade legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, companies nationwide are scrambling to figure out how to cash in on the process. But smaller family farms could become lost in the convoluted maze of carbon credit markets. That’s where the work of Sarah Seigfreid, EnvE’09, can help.

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Going viral for good health

Working with atomic-scale particles known as quantum dots, Missouri S&T biologist Yue-Wern Huang hopes to develop a new and better way to deliver and monitor proteins, medicine, DNA and other molecules at the cellular level. The approach would work much like a virus, but would deliver healing instead of sickness.

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Many Miners named to All-GLVC teams

Several Missouri S&T student-athletes landed all-conference honors from the Great Lakes Valley Conference in the 2009 fall season.

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Miners well-represented on All-GLFC football squad

Twelve S&T Miners were named to the 2009 Great Lakes Football Conference’s all-league team. Five were first-team selections.

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Career Fairs – Fall 2009 and Spring 2010

The following people attended the Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 Career Fairs at Missouri S&T:

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