2014 March

Mago elevated to grade of Fellow in international organization

STARKVILLE, Miss. – An endowed professor in the Bagley College of Engineering will receive the highest membership honor from an international organization. Pedro Mago, the Tennessee Valley Authority professor of mechanical engineering, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The rank of Fellow is the highest grade of…

March 12, 2014

Fatigue, fracture mechanics research to save lives

Every day, people drive cars, fly in airplanes or ride bicycles. Every day, dangerous accidents involving these transportation devices occur as a result of fatigue. Nima Shamsaei wants to prevent these accidents. Years ago, Shamsaei’s father, a former fighter pilot, told him about the risk of fatigue failure in airplanes. Today, as an assistant professor…

March 12, 2014