Professional degrees

Missouri S&T honored the following 10 alumni with professional degrees to recognize career achievement.

  • Francisco M. “Frank” Benavides, CE’70, of St. Louis, founder and executive director of PENTA Engineering Corp.
  • Paul Daniel Booher, CE’80, MS CE’81, of Springfield, Mo., chief operating officer for Enactus
  • Seth Burgett, ME’94, of Glen Carbon, Ill., vice president and general manager of the strategic business unit of Headphones and Wearables for HARMAN International
  • Gary Joseph Frossard, EMgt’73, of St. Louis, president of Kadean Construction Co.
  • Linda Harrell, CerE’88, of Washington, Ill., advanced materials technology research manager for Caterpillar Inc.
  • Margaret C. Montana, ChE’76, of Houston, executive vice president for U.S. Pipeline and special projects in the Americas for Shell Downstream Inc. and CEO, president and board director for Shell Midstream Partners
  • Paul W. Niewald, AE’85, of Lake Saint Louis, Mo., director and chief engineer for the T-X Program in Boeing Military Aircraft
  • Mitchell R. Roper, PetE’82, of Southlake, Texas, president of BOPCO L.P.
  • Robert J. “Bob” Scanlon, MetE’73, of St. Louis, assistant federal security director for mission support at St. Louis Lambert International Airport
  • Susan M. Simmons, ChE’84, of St. Louis, senior resident engineer for the Anheuser-Busch Inc. St. Louis Brewery.

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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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