Class Notes

Reidmeyer receives ACS award

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Mary Reidmeyer, CerE’78, MS CerE’84, PhD CerE’89, teaching professor emeritus of ceramic engineering at S&T, received the Greaves-Walker Lifetime Service Award from the American Ceramic Society. She received the award at the organization’s 121st annual meeting at Materials Science & Technology 2019 in Portland, Ore. 

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Collins wins two awards for high-impact paper

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Pete Collins, MetE’99, the Alan and Julie Renken Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State University, received the Henry Marion Howe Medal from the American Society for Metals and the Champion H. Mathewson Award from AIME for a paper he published in Metallurgical and Materials Transactions. The paper is titled “Understanding the Interdependencies […]

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Engineering a glider

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Bruce Wundrack, CE’82, recently shared this photo of his grandfather, Aaron J. Miles, ME’30, MS ME’31, former S&T faculty member and first dean of the School of Engineering, flying a homemade glider in Rolla in the 1930s. The story passed down to Wundrack details a doomed flight that started when a group of students used […]

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Symposium honors Delbert Day

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Delbert E. Day, CerE’58, was honored during a symposium named for him in July 2019 in Toronto. Researchers discussed work similar or related to Day’s research, and talked about how their personal relationships with Day have influenced them.

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Yeung starts new position at S&T

Posted by on August 4, 2020

San Yeung, PhD CSci’19, joined the S&T faculty as an assistant teaching professor of computer science. He was formerly a graduate research assistant at S&T. Yeung’s research interests include personalized learning, smart computing with artificial intelligence and data science, and green computing.

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Red Feather publishes book

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Stephanie Red Feather, AMth’92, published a book titled The Evolutionary Empath in November 2019. The metaphysical book focuses on what Red Feather describes as “heart-centered consciousness.” After serving 10 years in the U.S. Air Force, she earned master’s and doctoral degrees in shamanic studies. Today she is a metaphysical author, teacher,healer, non-traditional/non-denominational minister, and founder […]

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Missouri Governor honors Akers

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson presented the Missouri National Guard Meritorious Service Medal Ribbon to Thomas Akers, AMath’73, MS AMath’75, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, retired instructor of mathematics and statistics at S&T, and retired NASA astronaut. The award is given to present and former guard members who perform valorous or meritorious service in support […]

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Quander takes command of U.S. Army Engineer School

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Col. Mark Quander, MS EMgt’00, recently became the 98th commandant of the U.S. Army Engineer School at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Quander was also promoted to brigadier general. In a press release announcing the promotion, Quander said he looked forward to continuing the unit’s traditions and moving forward on the path set by his predecessor. 

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Noe assumes command of Corps’ Little Rock district

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Col. Eric M. Noe, MS EMgt’01, assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock district in Arkansas in July. The Little Rock district is responsible for a $500 million program that includes civil works, military construction, Army and Air Force Medical Service support, environmental stewardship, emergency management, and support to other government […]

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