Center for Biomedical Research

Research and development areas:

  • Bioactive glass science and engineering
  • Bioactive glass and bioactive ceramic scaffolds for regenerating bone
  • Nanofibrous bioactive glass for healing soft tissue wounds
  • Biomarkers for early detection of cancer
  • Nanostructured biocompatible phosphate devices for drug and growth factor delivery

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Center for High Performance Computing

The Center for High Performance computing provides high-performance computing and GPU processing capacity to researchers through The Forge and the Numerically Intensive Computing Cluster. These systems of computers are optimized to perform a variety of computationally-intensive research tasks. Both clusters are a resource for the entire Missouri S&T community; however, research groups may also purchase allocations or contribute nodes for on-demand high-performance computing.

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Center for Infrastructure Engineering Systems

Research and development areas:

  • Advanced, sustainable materials for infrastructure construction and rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation of bridges and buildings by applying new materials, such as self-consolidating, fiber-reinforced composite materials
  • Advanced design methods to resist extreme events, such as earthquakes
  • Novel, non-destructive techniques to assess damage and structural health monitoring of infrastructure

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Center for Intelligent Infrastructure

Research Interests and Development:

  • Robotic platforms for infrastructure inspection and maintenance
  • Smart materials and sensor integration in infrastructure for intelligent asset management
  • Artificial intelligence and decision-making tools for civil and power infrastructure
  • Life-cycle assessment, reliability, and stressor mitigation of infrastructure systems
  • Post-disaster resiliency and recovery of infrastructure systems
  • Condition assessment and monitoring responses to disasters and extreme events
  • Cyber-physical-social infrastructure systems for sustainable and resilient society

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Center for Research in Energy and Environment

Research and development areas:

Emerging contaminants include chemicals that are becoming of greater concern due to their impact on humans and the environment. They include pollutants from municipal, agricultural and industrial wastewater sources, as well as pharmaceutical and personal care products, to name a few.

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Center for Science, Technology, and Society

Research and development areas:

The Center for Science, Technology, and Society (CSTS) provides opportunities for humanists, scientists (social, behavioral, and natural), and engineers to collaborate on innovative research that addresses how science and technology shape, and are shaped by, our society, culture, politics, and the environment.

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Intelligent Systems Center

Research and development areas:

  • Intelligent manufacturing processes, equipment and systems
  • Intelligent cyber-physical systems
  • Advanced simulation, sensing, control and communications
  • Computational intelligence and embedded systems
  • Smart grids and information management

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Materials Research Center

Research and development areas:

  • Ceramics
  • Metals
  • Polymers
  • Glass
  • Composites
  • Coatings

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Rock Mechanics and Explosives Research Center

Research and development areas:

  • Rock properties and geomechanics
  • Explosions and material fragmentation
  • Mining support engineering

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Research consortia

Center for Aerospace and Manufacturing Technologies

Research and development areas:

CAMT has an array of technologies devoted to advancing manufacturing fabrication and assembly. Research and development efforts create knowledge, methodologies, and tools that reduce production costs and lead time, as well as improve quality, reliability, and safety in aerospace manufacturing.

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Kent D. Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center

Research and development areas:

The Kent D. Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center (PSMRC) is a consortium of steel companies, foundries, suppliers and university researchers working together to address fundamental steel casting/manufacturing issues such as steelmaking, casting, product development, and environmental and safety issues.

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Research and development areas:

The EcoVillage Living laboratory  microgrids constist of two power management buildings and two high-tech solar homes that act as ”living laboratories”.  

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Missouri Consortium for Construction Innovation

Research and development areas:

The Missouri Consortium for Construction Innovation (MO-CCI) is a partnership between academia and industry that aims at optimizing corporate performance and project life-cycle through an integrated construction engineering and management (CEM) vision directed at student development, research, and professional development.

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Sponsored programs

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