Welding in micro-gravity

Led by senior Michelle Rader, a team of S&T aerospace engineering students is trying to improve the speed of construction in space.

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Commencement speaker: Science and technology solve problems

Don’t let barriers get in the way of future success, Joan Woodard, Math’73, told a group of nearly 600 graduating seniors during December 2008 commencement.

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Faculty honored with Curators’ titles

David Van Aken, professor of metallurgical engineering, was named Curators’ Teaching Professor of materials science and engineering during commencement Dec. 20. He joined the Missouri S&T faculty in 1993.

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Professional degrees awarded

Ten honorary professional degrees were awarded during the Dec. 20 commencement exercises.

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Saving the world with green slime

Several glass containers filled with algae-stained water sit on a table in Paul Nam’s laboratory. Next to the big green bottles are two much smaller vials. One of the vials, labeled “biodiesel,” contains a mostly clear solution labeled “algae oil.”

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This is your grid on brains

Using thousands of brain cells from laboratory rats, S&T researchers hope to design a more intelligent power grid. They envision a more flexible system that can respond to uncertainty and circumstances – much like the brain itself.

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Sensing something wrong with structures

Using a newly patented sensor system, engineers will be able to measure structural damage to bridges and buildings following an earthquake.

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Justin Taylor: A will to win

Junior Justin Taylor’s passion for sports comes from his two older brothers who got him involved in basketball as a kid. Not only does he love the competition but he loves to win. That trait helped make him a successful football and basketball player at Webster Groves (Mo.) High School.

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Former soccer player named honorary All-America by NSCAA

The recipient of the 2008 NSCAA Honorary All-America award is out of this world. Literally.

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Football Miners honored by GLFC

Missouri S&T won the Great Lakes Football Conference championship in 2008 and the league’s all-conference team was a reflection of that. The Miners had 13 players chosen for the squad and won six additional awards for their performance.

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