Missouri S&T to honor faculty, alumni during Homecoming

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Nine people with ties to Missouri S&T will be honored during the Miner Alumni Association’s Homecoming celebration this month.

Missouri S&T’s Homecoming events will take place Oct. 15-17. Get more details, including Zoom links for virtual Homecoming events, online at 150.mst.edu/events. For more information, contact the Miner Alumni Association at 573-341-4145.

Award recipients include:

— Dr. Frederick K. Baganoff of Arlington, Massachusetts, will receive an Alumni Achievement Award. Baganoff, a research scientist at the Kavli Institute for Astrophysics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, earned a bachelor of science degree in physics from S&T in 1985.

— Robert T. Berry of St. Louis will receive an Alumni Merit Award. Berry, an adjunct professor of civil engineering at Missouri S&T and retired vice president of Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co. and manager of the St. Louis region, earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from S&T in 1972.

— Robert H. Brockhaus of St. Louis will receive the Robert V. Wolf Alumni Service Award. Brockhaus, a managing partner at Brockhaus Group LLC, earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from S&T in 1962.

— Dr. Casey F. Burton of St. James, Missouri, will receive a Distinguished Young Alumni Award. Burton, director of medical research at Phelps Health, earned bachelor of science and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from S&T, in 2013 and 2017 respectively.

— Charles C. Copeland of Hastings on Hudson, New York, will receive an Alumni Merit Award. Copeland, president and CEO of Goldman Copeland Associates P.C., earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from S&T in 1962.

— Dr. Carleigh Davis of Rolla, Missouri, will receive the Class of ’42 Excellence in Teaching Award. Davis is an assistant professor of English and technical communication at S&T.

— John J. Donnelly of Memphis, Tennessee, will receive the Frank H. Mackaman Alumni Volunteer Service Award. Donnelly, retired vice president of Spectrum Commercial Services, earned a bachelor of science degree in mining engineering from S&T in 1970.

— Dr. John Asher Johnson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, will receive an Alumni Achievement Award. Johnson, a professor of astronomy at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics at Harvard University, earned a bachelor of science degree in physics from S&T in 1999.

— Dr. Kyle J. Lampe of Charlottesville, Virginia, will receive a Distinguished Young Alumni Award. Lampe, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Virginia, earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from S&T in 2004.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Founded in 1870 as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of more than 8,000 students and part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri S&T offers 99 different degree programs in 40 areas of study, including engineering, the sciences, education, business and information technology, the humanities, and the liberal arts. Missouri S&T is known globally and is highly ranked for providing a high return on tuition investment, exceptional career opportunities for graduates, and an emphasis on applied, hands-on learning through student design teams and cooperative education and internship opportunities. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit mst.edu.

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