Biannual News Publication
The INSPIRE UTC will publish theme-focused newsletters every six months.
Volume 4 - Issue 1 - Spring 2020
News and Announcements
Dr. Suzanna Long, chair of engineering management and systems engineering (EMSE) at Missouri S&T, has been selected as a fellow by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), an honor granted to only 0.1% of the organization’s members in any given year.
According to IISE, the fellow award recognizes outstanding leaders of the profession who have made significant, nationally recognized contributions to industrial and systems engineering. A fellow is the highest classification of IISE membership. Long will be recognized at a ceremony in New Orleans late this fall.
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.
CII is also seeking to hire a Research Engineer to expand research capabilities in autonomous inspection and maintenance of civil infrastructure beginning around October 15, 2019. The annual salary for this position with full benefits is around $60,000 depending on candidates' background and experience. Candidates must have earned undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited program or equivalent, and at least one (1) year of practical experience in bridge inspection and maintenance, particularly with the state department of transportation. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate ability to work in laboratory and field environments and willingness to do heavy lifting and long distance travel. 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 #00075187.