Engineering the Future
Home to one of the oldest computer science programs in the country, the world’s first engineering management program and the only U.S. Ph.D. program in explosives engineering, we’ve been research leaders for nearly 150 years.
Be part of something bigger
Our students experience a wealth of out-of-classroom learning and research opportunities that apply technical knowledge to real-world problems. Professors, graduate students and undergraduates are researching some of the world’s great challenges, from enhancing renewable energy to boosting computer network security.
Geologist leads National Science Foundation research effort to study Earth’s greatest mass extinction.
Graduate student spotlight
Doctoral nuclear engineering student Maria Camila Garcia Toro is using the campus’ research reactor to develop a better way of producing radioactive nanoparticles for cancer treatment.
Geological engineering Ph.D. student Ken Boyko isn't slowing down after a 30-year career as a federal government scientist.
Ph.D. student Kenneth Bansah works toward mitigating dangers of artisanal and small-scale mining in Ghana, his homeland.
Freshman Engineering Program
The Freshman Engineering Program provides you with the resources needed for success during your first year on campus. As an engineering freshman at Missouri S&T, you'll work toward completing common freshman year courses while acquiring information to help you determine a major and career.
By day, this STEM superhero works as an electrical test engineer at Space Systems Loral in Palo Alto, Calif. But by night and on weekends, Evans, AE’12, devotes hours researching, writing, filming and producing educational videos for her YouTube channel, The STEMulus. Check it out at rol.la/STEMulus.
Rich Berger, a vice president at organic energy bar maker Clif Bar & Co., has parlayed a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Missouri S&T into a successful 30-year corporate career. Among the ingredients in the certified baker and amateur triathlete’s recipe for success? A dash of “well-directed curiosity” and a pinch of “discovery through problem-solving” gained at his alma mater.
Photography by Karen Drinkwater