Meet our honorees

ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT

Dr. Robert R. Holmes Jr., CE’87, national flood hazard specialist and coordinator, U. S. Geological Survey, adjunct professor of civil engineering, Missouri S&T

Daniel A. Reed, CSci’78, vice president for research and economic development, computational science and bioinformatics chair, and professor of computer science, electrical and computer engineering and medicine, University of Iowa.

FRANK H. MACKAMAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE

Randall Dreiling, CE’81, vice president and senior structural engineer, Design Nine

ALUMNI MERIT

Steven Cary Dunston, EMgt’88, executive vice president and chief operating officer, American Woodmark Corp.

ROBERT V. WOLF ALUMNI SERVICE

Hugh Cole, EMgt’72, managing partner, AGI-Goldratt Institute

DISTINGUISHED YOUNG ALUMNI

Jeffery Thornburg, AE’96, principle propulsion engineer, SpaceX

Dale Spence, ME’97, global marketing director for automatic tank gauge, Veeder-Root

Around the Puck

Q&A: Miners got game

What was the most memorable sports team during your time on campus? As part of his research for the S&T 150th history book, Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, asked you to share your memories. Here are a few of your answers.

[Read More...]

Honoring new academy members

In October, 12 alumni and friends were inducted into Missouri S&T academies. Academy membership recognizes careers of distinction and invites members to share their wisdom, influence and resources with faculty and students. Some academies hold induction ceremonies in the fall, others in the spring.

[Read More...]

Boosting cyber-physical security

A wide array of complex systems that rely on computers — from public water supply systems and electric grids to chemical plants and self-driving vehicles — increasingly come under not just digital but physical attacks. Bruce McMillin, professor and interim chair of computer science at Missouri S&T, is looking to change that by developing stronger safeguards […]

[Read More...]

MXene discovery could improve energy storage

In spite of their diminutive size, 2-D titanium carbide materials known as MXenes are “quite reactive” to water, a discovery S&T researchers say could have implications for energy storage and harvesting applications such as batteries, supercapacitors and beyond. Their findings were published in 2018 in the American Chemical Society journal Inorganic Chemistry.

[Read More...]

A faster charge for electric vehicles

One drawback of electric vehicles (EVs) is the time it takes to charge them. But what if you could plug in your EV and fully charge it as quickly as it takes to fill up a conventional car with gasoline? Missouri S&T researchers, in collaboration with three private companies, are working to make speedy charging […]

[Read More...]