S&T named to National Academy of Inventors

In October 2013, Missouri S&T became a charter member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), an organization that promotes research and innovation among research universities. [Read more…]

S&T offers new I/O psychology master’s degree

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the need for industrial-organizational psychologists could grow by as much as 53 percent by 2018. To help meet that need, Missouri S&T is now offering a master of science degree in industrial-organizational psychology. [Read more…]

In print

Aluminum Recycling (2nd Ed.) by Mark E. Schlesinger, professor of metallurgical engineering, was published in December by CRC Press.

Experimental Russian Verb Modification Dictionary, by Irina V. Ivliyeva, associate professor of Russian, was published in December by Azbukovnik Publishing House.

S&T to lead transportation consortium

Missouri S&T is leading a consortium of four universities that will share $1.4 million per year through a two-year grant authorized by Congress under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). [Read more…]

Going green can save green

The energy efficiencies of a solar house can result in significant energy savings and save homeowners money in the long run, says Samantha Wermager, a senior in civil engineering. Wermager performed an energy analysis of S&T’s 2013 solar house with her advisor Stuart Baur, an associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering. Their research was published in the Dec. 4, 2013, issue of the journal Energies. [Read more…]

Recovering from disaster

Nearly three years after a major tornado destroyed much of Joplin, Mo., former Joplin resident Suzanna Long created a process to help communities recover quickly from large-scale natural disasters. [Read more…]

106th Best Ever

The Miner Alumni Association and the Central Ozarks Section hosted their 106th Best Ever St. Pat’s celebration on March 15 in Rolla. The celebration kicked off with a pre-parade breakfast on the Castleman Hall patio with complimentary coffee, juice and assorted pastries. Immediately following the parade, alumni and friends returned to Castleman for free grilled hot dogs and dollar beer.

Bringing clean water to Honduras

Students from S&T’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders spent a week in Santiago, Honduras, in January to complete the installation of a water chlorination system that will help 6,000 people gain access to clean drinking water. [Read more…]

Save the date: Homecoming 2014

Mark your calendars and make plans now to attend Homecoming Oct. 17-18. Return to Rolla to reconnect with former classmates and celebrate your Miner spirit. Watch the Summer issue of Missouri S&T Magazine for details and find hotel information at mineralumni.com/homecoming.

 

White tells grads: ‘Follow your passion’

Let your passion lead you to address “the world’s greatest needs,” Gary White, CE’85, MS CE’87, told 700 new S&T graduates during December 2013 commencement ceremonies. White is CEO of Water.org, which helps people in developing nations gain access to safe water and sanitation. [Read more…]