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Welcome to the Missouri University of Science and Technology's Explosives Engineering site! 

DID YOU KNOW?

More than 6-billion pounds of
explosives is used in the U.S.
each year--most of which is in mining.

Missouri S&T continues its long tradition as a leading academic institution in training and educating the world's experts in explosives engineering. Current offerings include Graduate and Undergraduate explosives  certificates, an explosives engineering minor, an Explosives Engineering MS and now a PhD in Explosives Engineering. Under the wing of the Missouri S&T Mining Department, the rapidly expanding program focuses on broad industry and student needs; offering coursework covering the use of explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics in fields including mining, construction, defense, homeland security, demolition, oil recovery, fireworks, special effects and more. Learn how to become an explosives engineer and explore unique opportunities at the world's most renowned explosives school, Missouri S&T

But to get a better idea of the hands on experience we have to offer, see what the New York Times has to say about the first and still most hands on "explosives camp" for high school students and how our experimental mine topped Popular Science's 'awesome labs' ranking for back to back years

We have assembled a very comprehensive web site with over 50 separate pages and documents.  We hope you will find the program specific information you are searching.  

Use the navigation menu on the left to learn more about the only program of its kind, Explosives Engineering at Missouri S&T.

Hot off the press: Article on program in January 2015 edition of IEEE Potentials magazine.

Hot off the press: The dates for the 2015 explosives camps are Camp #25 14-21 June, and Camp #26 21-26 June.

Hot off the press: New Assistant Professor position accepted by Catherine Johnson (University of Kentucky Explosives Research Team)

A collection of short videos is given on our Sample Videos page which are listed to give you a taste of what our explosives engineering programs are about at Missouri S&T.  Enjoy!

 

We apologize for broken links on this site.  Unfortunately the univeristy and others keep changing the location of pages and we have no control over this.

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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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