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Changing the world

From highways and bridges to environmental clean up, to new construction materials, our graduates make the world a better place.

  • Greenberg Scholars

    Find out how to become a Greenberg Scholar.

  • Dr. Wang's Wastewater story

    Wastewater treatment technologies that cost less and save energy.

  • Mary Puleo, solar house project manager with team photo and quote

    Learn more about the construction of the 2015 Nest Home.

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Civil Engineers:

‌Plan, design, construct and maintain buildings, roads, bridges, railways, dams, port facilities, water supplies and wastewater treatment systems. S&T prepares some of the best engineers to work on natural problems such as earthquakes, floods and landslides all over the world.

Dane Shaw in front of St. Louis Arch photo

Architectural Engineers:

Construct, design, plan and operate all facets of a building. Focus is on structure and stability, but you can get involved in other areas such as acoustics, heating, cooling, ventilation, lighting or sustainability.

Sondra Terry Rotty on a job site

Environmental Engineers:

Detect and solve problems that can affect the safety and natural integrity of air, water and land. Protect and repair the environment by examining water and wastewater treatment, air pollution control and treatment, solid waste management and hazardous waste site remediation.

Katie Bartels pictured in the Greenhouse

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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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