Spring 2008

Catching the next wave of tsunami research

Posted by on March 17, 2008

Adedotun Moronkeji, CE’07, is part of the next wave of tsunami research. Moronkeji spent last summer helping to create model-scale experiments at Oregon State University’s Tsunami Wave Basin, the largest facility of its type in North America.

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Shining the light on contaminated water

Posted by on March 17, 2008

When a water supply is contaminated, people are usually ordered to boil their H2O. But if Curt Elmore’s emergency drinking water system proves reliable, people will be able to drink water that has been treated with ultraviolet energy.

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Why are we losing Louisiana?

Posted by on March 17, 2008

The Mississippi Delta region was losing land long before Hurricane Katrina came ashore. But the correlation between land loss and the risk of flooding in the region is now more evident than ever.

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GE Aviation brings 30 new jobs to Rolla

Posted by on March 17, 2008

Missouri S&T has been selected by GE Aviation as the home of a new University Development Center to be located in Rolla. At least 30 engineering positions are expected to be created in Rolla as a result of the partnership.

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Grads assume UM System leadership roles

Posted by on March 17, 2008

Two engineering graduates – Gary Forsee, CE’72, and Cheryl Walker, EE’86 – have assumed new leadership roles for the four-campus University of Missouri System.

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ROTC program produces highly ranked cadet

Posted by on March 17, 2008

This past December, Daniel J. Tabacchi, MinE’07, became the highest-ranked Army ROTC cadet in the university’s history.

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War for dummies

Posted by on March 17, 2008

Last fall, Missouri S&T author John C. McManus released his sixth book on military history. The new book, which covers everything from the French and Indian War through Iraq, isn’t necessarily for scholars. In fact, the title is U.S. Military History for Dummies.

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In case of emergency, Missouri S&T has a plan

Posted by on March 17, 2008

In an effort to improve campus security, Missouri S&T administrators have implemented a mass notification system to reach all students, faculty and staff in the event of an emergency.

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First MBA students get degrees

Posted by on March 17, 2008

Seven graduate students recently became the university’s first MBA graduates.

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Briefly

Posted by on March 17, 2008

‘Miners in Space’ teams prepare for zero gravity Two teams of Missouri S&T students will get to experience zero gravity in June as part of a NASA outreach program. One team will conduct welding experiments aboard NASA’s “Weightless Wonder” C-9 aircraft, while the other will test a refrigerant-based propulsion system in the microgravity environment.

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