ARCHIVE October, 2012

ME Researchers helped the Tupelo Automotive Museum reduced energy and cost of operation

The Tupelo Automobile Museum operates in downtown Tupelo, MS, and houses more than 100 antique/classic car displays in its 120,000 square foot facility. The museum’s executive director, Ms. Jane Spain, was investigating several energy efficiency projects to reduce the energy consumption and cost of operation of the museum. Researchers from the Mechanical Engineering Department conducted […]

Myers received national ‘role model’ award

Dr. Oliver J. Myers, assistant professor in mechanical engineering, received a special “role model” honor from Minority Access, Inc. at the 2012 National Role Models Conference held in Orlando, Florida on September 28-30, 2012. According to the website ,Minority Access, Inc. is a non-profit educational organization that assists individuals, academic institutions, federal, state, and […]

Thompson selected to receive the OGS Assistantship Award

Scott M. Thompson, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was one of the seven professors selected to receive the Office of the Graduate School (OGS) Assistantship award.  These awards are funded by the MSU Office of the Graduate School and are intended to increase competitivenes in attracting the highest quality graduate students and serve specific needs of […]

Daniewicz to Organize ASTM Student Presentation Competition

As part of the ASTM Committee E08 on Fatigue and Fracture meetings in Atlanta November 12 through November 15, Dr. Daniewicz will be organizing a Student Presentation Competition. Graduate students from throughout the country will make powerpoint presentations regarding their research in competition for a $100 cash prize. If you are a graduate student working […]