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About Michael Gene Hilgers

Dr. Hilgers is a professor, administrator, and entrepreneur whose wide range of experiences brings both depth and maturity to his scholarship and leadership abilities. As an alumnus of Missouri S&T, he has degrees in both science and engineering. He completed his PhD at Brown University in Applied Mathematics with a specialization involving Engineering Mechanics. He has served S&T as lead during an AACSB accreditation effort, Associate Dean, Associate Chair, Faculty Senate President, director of a research center, manager of three laboratories, chair of key campus committees, representative to the Inter-campus Faculty Council in Columbia, and adviser to a Greek organization. To achieve his duties, he wrote accreditation plans and reports, drafted strategic plans, negotiated difficult deals among constituent groups, promoted advancement to external stake holders, taken the Leadership Development Program, interacted with the registrar, organized the relocation of physical facilities, chaired internal reviews of campus solicitations, and oversaw an international e-Learning experience.


Present Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology Business and Information Technology

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Professional Service and Affiliations

Present Member, American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Present Member, American Statistical Association
Present Member, Association of Information Systems
Present Member, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Present Member, The International Association of Financial Engineers
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1992 Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Brown University
1988 M.S. in Engineering Mechanics, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Contact Information

Missouri University of Science and Technology
106-D Fulton Hall
Rolla, MO  65409



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