Award nominations sought

The Miner Alumni Association is seeking nominations for alumni awards that will be presented during Homecoming 2019. Awards are presented to alumni and friends of the university for achievement in academia, business, or professional or civic endeavors, as well as for service to their community, the campus, the alumni association or one of its sections. Nominations are due Dec. 31, 2018.

To nominate a deserving Miner, visit mineralumni.com/nominate

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. [Read more…]

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. [Read more…]

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. [Read more…]

An eye for business

Junior Tim Schreffl, a midfielder for the Miner men’s soccer team, grew up with a passion for sports in a tight-knit family in Germany. After seven months in Milwaukee as a high school foreign exchange student, he knew his dream was to live in the United States. [Read more…]

Alumni of Influence

NOMINATE A MINER FOR 2021

Missouri S&T is seeking nominations for our 2021 Alumni of Influence, the highest alumni honor bestowed by the university. Since we recognized our inaugural honorees in 2011, we’ve honored 38 distinguished alumni for their personal and professional achievements, service, and legacy. Now we’re preparing to recognize a new group of honorees during the university’s sesquicentennial celebration. Nominate a Miner online or forward nominations to Darlene Ramsay, executive vice president, Miner Alumni Association, at ramsayd@mst.edu. [Read more…]

Ameren, Hyperion partner with S&T to improve energy technology

Energy giant Ameren Corp. and Hyperion Inc., a developing technology company in Ontario, Canada, are working with researchers at Missouri S&T to use fiber optics to monitor high-voltage power lines and equipment. The research could lead to decreased down times for consumers and cost savings for utilities. [Read more…]

Molecular legos

A pair of Missouri S&T scientists are drawing inspiration from toy building blocks to create fixed molecular units used to speed up the material discovery process known as rational design. They’ll use these “molecular blocks” to discover materials that could be used to make highly sought solid-state lithium batteries. [Read more…]

To improve nuclear energy, look inside the fuel pins

The search for safe and environmentally friendly renewable energy sources is one of the biggest challenges facing humanity. One environmentally friendly and virtually inexhaustible energy source under development is the next generation of nuclear reactors and, along with them, new types of fuels. [Read more…]

S&T concludes second-largest fundraising year

Donors gave $22.6 million in charitable gifts and pledges during the fiscal year that ended June 30, making this the second-largest fundraising year in university history. [Read more…]