Office of Student Development news archive

EMS Energy Institute 2011 Celebration of Accomplishments

Thursday, December 15, 2011

The EMS Energy Institute held its 2011 Celebration of Accomplishments banquet on Saturday, December 10. Several faculty, staff and students received awards for their achievements and service to the Institute. Below is a list of the awards presented and their recipients. Congratulations to all!

Student Service Award

For excellent services by graduate or undergraduate students to the research, service and educational missions of EMS Energy Institute.

EMS Energy Institute Participates in EMEX

Sunday, February 28, 2010

The EMS Energy Institute took part in the 2010 Earth and Mineral Sciences Exposition (EMEX) on February 27, 2010. Dr. Sharon Falcone Miller, director of the Office of Student Development at the EMS Energy Institute, was present throughout the day to talk to attendees and provide an overview of opportunities available through the Institute. In addition, several students currently working at the Institute were able to discuss their research experience and answer questions from interested attendees.

Student receives 1st place in the SPE regional student paper contest

Friday, April 27, 2012

Riteja Dutta, a master’s student in petroleum and natural gas engineering, won the 2012 Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Rocky Mountain/Mid-Continent/Eastern Region student paper completion with her presentation, Laboratory Study of Fracturing Fluid Migration due to Spontaneous Imbibition in Fracture Tight Formations. The completion was held during the April 16 conference at Missouri University of Science and Technology. SPE coordinates 10 regional student paper contests at the undergraduate, master's and doctorate level.

Graduate Student Yu Noda takes first prize at student poster competition

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Yu Noda, a graduate student in the Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering was awarded first prize for his poster, Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass by Sequential Combination of Organic Acid and Base, at the 2012 Bioenergy Symposium. The Symposium was held on February 29 and this year’s focus was Pathways to the Future – Short Rotation and Perennial Crops.