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  • Congratulations to Dr. Lian Duan (right) - recipient of 2014 AFOSR YIP Award.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Zhaozheng Yin (left) - recipient of 2014 NSF CAREER Award.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Yiyu Shi (left) - recipient of 2014 NSF CAREER Award.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Jie Gao (left) - recipient of 2014 ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.

Welcome to OSP

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is committed to providing an inclusive environment that fosters creativity, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit - from ground-breaking research to modes of learning to sustainable and ethical business practices. I am so pleased to be part of the exciting changes and progress being made to expand and elevate Missouri S&T’s research performance and reputation.

I invite you to navigate through our website to learn more about the research being conducted at Missouri S&T.  Resources are also provided to help faculty, staff, students and sponsors with their needs.  The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), which includes the Office of Vice Provost for Research (OVPR), and research centers and the Office of the Technology Transfer and Economic Development that reside under the VPR will foster innovation, promote scholarship, creative works, technology transfer and economic development, provide access to specialized equipment, and promote education and training of students to conduct cutting-edge interdisciplinary research.  OSP will also enhance and facilitate research and external funding by providing support services, in a timely and professional manner, to faculty, staff, students and research investors involved with sponsored program activities.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need any assistance.

K. Krishnamurthy
Vice Provost for Research
202 Centennial Hall (formerly University Center)
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409-1330
Telephone: 573-341-4154
Fax: 573-341-4126
E-mail: kkrishna@mst.edu
 
Fiscal Years 2013 - 2014 VPR Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2014 Summary of Sponsored Programs  
 Proposals Submitted  546
 Dollars Requested  $155.9M
 Proposals Awarded  307
 Dollars Awarded  $30.7M
 Total Expenditures  $43.8M
 Faculty and Staff serving as Principal Investigators  227
 Invention Disclosures  45
 Patent Applications Filed  29
 Patents Issued  15
 License/Options Signed  22
 License Income  $368K
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DESERT EXPLORER

Michael Bouchard studies bizarre dome-like structures in Egypt's Afar Desert.

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CHAMPIONING STEM FOR MINORITIES

Emily Hernandez wants to see more diversity in the engineering fields, and is doing her part to help.

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SELFLESS ACTIONS, GLOBAL IMPACT

Melissa Elder’s travels to her mother’s homeland of Honduras have shaped her career path and research focus.

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D-DAY RE-EXAMINED

John McManus' latest book looks at the Big Red One at Omaha Beach.

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LIFE ON MARS

Melanie Mormile studies bacteria here on Earth that could survive on Mars.

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SPELUNKING FOR A CAUSE

Michael Bradford helps protect bats and cave formations in Missouri.

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PERFECT FIT

Hannah Frye is doing research that could lead to a treatment for diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.

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DANCING WITH CODE

Marquia Lewis studies computer science and is a member of the Gold Miners dance squad.

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PEOPLE PERSON

Cagatay "Ty" Atmaca has accomplished a lot since being sent to learn English in America by the Turkish Petroleum Corp. four years ago.

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PRINTING THE FUTURE

Jonathan Bopp used his 3D printer to create parts for the Mars Rover’s robotic arm.

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A PHILOSOPHY OF ADVOCACY

Kate Burns is proof that students in every major can find success.

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PHYTOFORENSICS

Joel Burken's research team use trees to detect soil and groundwater contamination.

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SAYING GOOD RIDDANCE TO SOGGY BUNS

Tyler Richards has designed a cap that keeps separated liquid from escaping ketchup bottles.

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'DOWN-TO-EARTH' SCHOLAR

Krista Rybacki studies soil samples from an area near a lead recycling smelter.

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MINERS ABROAD

Delancey Rougely studied the effects of war in France and blogged about it.

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