A life of service at home and abroad

Lydia Aiken has had a longtime interest in other cultures and compassion for people from different backgrounds. And when she graduates from Missouri S&T, she hopes to carry that compassion and understanding into a career with the U.S. Foreign Service. [Read more…]

Pushing the boundaries of space exploration

Space tourism could start in the next  two years, says Jeff Thornburg, AE’96, but it’s going to be expensive.

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EWB completes Guatemala project

After nearly a decade of work, a small Guatemalan village can now count on clean drinking water thanks to the Missouri S&T student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB). [Read more…]

Homecoming 2017

The Miner Alumni Association honored a select group of alumni during Homecoming for their accomplishments and their devotion to the association, the campus and its students. [Read more…]

Dissolving electronics

Electronic devices that can not only be implanted in the human body but also completely dissolve on their own — known as “bioresorbable” electronics — are one of medical technology’s next frontiers. [Read more…]

Automated kiosk speeds travel security

Your wait time at the airport could drop significantly thanks to a new automated security kiosk developed by Nathan Twyman, assistant professor of business and information technology. [Read more…]

Making ‘smart’ decisions

By studying a combination of physical actions, social behavior analysis and data analytics, Missouri S&T researchers hope to better understand how people make decisions when interacting with technology in “smart” environments. [Read more…]

Materials with memory

You can bend, fold or twist this material, and it will bounce back to its original shape. Polyurethane aerogels developed at Missouri S&T have a rubber-like elasticity that allows them to “remember” their shapes. [Read more…]

Miner Move-In

Students and parents visit the Hasselmann Alumni House to check in to their residential hall to begin move in weekend. Photos by Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

The Miner Alumni Association rolled out the red carpet at Hasselmann Alumni House on Aug. 12 for more than 1,000 freshmen, who kicked off Miner Move-In Day with a warm welcome from alumni and staff. “We were thrilled to see the alumni house filled with our newest Miners and their families,” says Darlene Ramsay, MetE’84, assistant vice chancellor for University Advancement and executive vice president of the Miner Alumni Association.    

One step at a time

Yun Seong Song, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, wants to make walking up and down stairs easier, so he created a device that recycles the energy we use to climb and descend. [Read more…]