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Solutions to big challenges worth exploring happen beyond the surface.

Our faculty and graduate researchers dive into the unknown to make life-changing discoveries and in the process become experts in fields that might not even exist yet, on Earth and beyond.

Distinguished Professorships Search

Missouri S&T is investing in Missouri Distinguished Professorships to lead the university to a new era of convergent research, in which transdisciplinary teams work at the intersection of science, technology and society. [Learn more]

GAANN Fellowships

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) is a national fellowship program with a stipend of up to $34,000 per year for graduate students with demonstrated financial need. [Learn how to apply]

Research highlights

$79.7M

Funds awarded

1,545

Graduate students

350

Awards received

51,280

Scholars' Mine publications


Five year highlights

Proposal dollars requested: $1.03B
Total expenditures from sponsored research activities: $181M

2021 Fiscal Year Summary of sponsored programs

Funds awarded
$79.9M
Proposal dollars requested
$257.8M
Awards received
350
Total expenditures from sponsored research activities
$32.1M
Total expenditures from external sources
$60.9M
Invention disclosures
29
Patent applications filed
11
Patents issued
23
Royalty income
$720k

 

80 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% in thier field for career and single-year impact

Sixty-five current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 15 other current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2020, according to a recent analysis by Stanford University.

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Han recieves Young Investigator Award for electrospray propulsion research

Dr. Daoru (Frank) Han, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to support his research on electrospray propulsion systems.

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Missouri S&T research gives 'brain' to military robots

Robots are widely used in commercial applications and military and police operations around the world, but they lack visual perception and threat-recognition because they often operate solely on location sensors. Researchers at Missouri S&T are using deep learning – a type of machine learning – to develop “leader-follower” robot swarms equipped with cameras that will allow them to visually perceive and learn, recognize threats, and analyze options to keep humans safe from harm.

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