INSPIRE Newsletter

Biannual News Publication

The INSPIRE UTC will publish theme-focused newsletters every six months.

Volume 4 Issue 2 - Fall 2020

Recent News

News and Announcements

January 2021

Drs. Liu, Zhang, and Hu Present Research on Transportation

Dr. Xiong Faculty and students in S&T's civil, architectural and environmental engineering department, presented their research at the Transportation Research Board's 100th annual meeting, which was held virtually in January. Research topics included innovative sustainable materials, advanced testing techniques for geo-material characterization, and intelligent transportation engineering. Participating faculty included Dr. Jenny Liu, professor; Dr. Xiong Zhang, professor; and Dr. Xianbiao Hu, assistant professor.

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Open Positions

Recruitment begins for Kummer Institute leadership positions

Missouri S&T has begun recruitment for the following academic leadership positions associated with the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development:

  • Vice Provost and Founding Dean of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
  • Distinguished Professor and Founding Director of the Kummer Institute Center for Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems
  • Distinguished Professor and Founding Director of the Kummer Institute Center for Advanced and Resilient Infrastructure
  • Distinguished Professor and Founding Director of the Kummer Institute Center for Advanced Manufacturing
  • Distinguished Professor and Founding Director of the Kummer Institute Center for Resource Sustainability

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Position ad in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Recent Positions

Center for Intelligent Infrastructure Positions Available

The Center for Intelligent Infrastructure (CII) has recently been established  at the Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking to expand its research capabilities in autonomous inspection and maintenance of civil infrastructure (e.g., bridges and tunnels) by inviting applications for a non-tenure research faculty position, commencing around October 15, 2019.  The appointment is anticipated to be made at the Research Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on candidates' background and expereince in robotics and system integration research and  infrastructure inspection and maintenance.  The initial appointment will be at the 75% FTE (up to $72,000/year).  The successful candidate will seek external funds to pay additional 25% work hours.  The candidate is required to work in laboratory and field environments, doing heavy lifting and travelling long distance to job sites for a few months per year.  Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should visit https://hr.mst.edu/careers/ to apply for position #00075310.