Phelps County News

Missouri S&T alumnus named chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering

Dr. David Bayless returns to Missouri University of Science and Technology on Jan. 1, 2021, as the new chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering. A 1987 Missouri S&T mechanical engineering graduate, Bayless is the graduate chair of mechanical engineering and Gerald Loehr Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

Missouri S&T researchers work to develop simple test for breast cancer

The American Cancer Society notes that detecting breast cancer early can lead to better outcomes, but current methods to detect cancer at its earliest stages can be invasive, uncomfortable and inaccurate. This is why a pair of researchers from Missouri University of Science and Technology and Phelps Health are teaming up to develop a urine test to determine whether a patient may be at increased risk of having breast cancer.

Missouri S&T offers online medallion and certificate courses this summer

Individuals interested in earning credentials in specialized fields to give them an advantage in the workforce now have dozens of opportunities this summer through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s College of Engineering and Computing.