A day in the sun

Solar Miner, Missouri S&T’s entry in the 2016 American Solar Challenge, ended the second stage of racing with a stop at Republic High School. Solar Miner placed fourth in the 1,975-mile race from Ohio to South Dakota this past summer.

Solar Miner, Missouri S&T’s entry in the 2016 American Solar Challenge, ended the second stage of racing with a stop at Republic High School. Solar Miner placed fourth in the 1,975-mile race from Ohio to South Dakota this past summer. The race route included stops at national parks and historic sites throughout the Midwest. S&T received two of the three design awards presented during the competition:  Best Solar Array and Best Electrical Design. Pictured above is Jesse Cureton, a senior in computer engineering from Bonne Terre, Mo., and leader of the Solar Car Design Team.

The race route included stops at national parks and historic sites throughout the Midwest. S&T received two of the three design awards presented during the competition:  Best Solar Array and Best Electrical Design. Pictured above is Jesse Cureton, a senior in computer engineering from Bonne Terre, Mo., and leader of the Solar Car Design Team.

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Seeking TBI therapies

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu Complications from TBI can be life altering. They include post-traumatic seizures and hydrocephalus, as well as serious cognitive and psychological impairments, and the search for treatments to mitigate these neurodegenerative processes is on.

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Understanding the invisible injury

Students advance traumatic brain injury research By Sarah Potter, sarah.potter@mst.edu “Research is creating new knowledge.”–Neil Armstrong  Research keeps professors on the vanguard of knowledge in their fields and allows students to gain a deeper understanding of their area of study. For students and recent graduates researching traumatic brain injury (TBI) at Missouri S&T, the work […]

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Analyzing small molecules for big results

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu At only 28 years old, Casey Burton, Chem’13, PhD Chem’17, director of medical research at Phelps Health in Rolla and an adjunct professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, is poised to become a prodigious bioanalytical researcher.

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To prevent and protect

By Peter Ehrhard, ehrhardp@mst.edu Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are an unfortunate but all too common occurrence during military training and deployment. Because mild TBIs often present no obvious signs of head trauma or facial lacerations, they are the most difficult to diagnose at the time of the injury, and patients often perceive the impact as […]

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Q&A

Toughest class … ever Some of your classes may have been a breeze, but others kept you up at all hours studying, and some of you struggled just to pass. As part of his research for the S&T 150th anniversary history book, Larry Gragg , Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, asked […]

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