For decades, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has combined radioactive waste with borosilicate glass, then placed the mixture in stainless steel containers for storage. [Read more…]

A golden year for the EEC

Fifty years ago this September, Anton Brasunas  opened Missouri S&T’s Engineering Education Center, known then as the Graduate Engineering Center, with nothing but a borrowed desk in an office above a drug store across the street from the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus.

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Boom goes the Ph.D.

Missouri S&T is now the first university in the nation to offer a Ph.D. in explosives engineering. The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education approved the new degree program in February.  [Read more…]

Four for the future

Missouri S&T’s expertise in advanced manufacturing recently led to a partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). S&T is one of 23 universities that are part of the Digital Lab for Manufacturing, a Chicago-based research center for advanced digital manufacturing and design. The center was created through a $70 million award from the DOD. [Read more…]

Hasselmann Alumni House: making progress

The Miner Alumni Association began construction on Hasselmann Alumni House in January and after some weather delays, wasted no time pouring the concrete foundation in April. Framing is now complete and workers have started the masonry work. You can watch the progress live at [Read more…]

I’d like to thank the academy

In April, 24 alumni and friends were inducted into Missouri S&T academies. Academy membership recognizes a career of distinction and invites members to share their wisdom, influence and resources with faculty and students. Some academies hold induction ceremonies in April, others in October. [Read more…]

Lungs may suffer when elements go nano

Nanoparticles are found in everything from electronics and medicine to cosmetics and environmental cleanup, but Yue-Wern Huang says they can be harmful when inhaled. [Read more…]

Woman of the Year

Shannon Fogg, associate professor of history and political science, was named 2014 Woman of the Year at a Philanthropy Month ceremony on April 23. [Read more…]

Panning for gold

Men’s and women’s mucking teams won first place out of 42 teams in the world championship 2014 Intercollegiate Mining Competition, held in April at Missouri S&T. Another women’s team from S&T took second. [Read more…]

James E. Bertelsmeyer Hall Dedication and Donor recognition ceremony

Save the date: October 17, 2014

Join the Missouri S&T family for a day of celebration and appreciation as we launch a new era for chemical and biochemical engineering with the dedication of James E. Bertelsmeyer Hall. More information on page 19.