2014 June

Mago to serve as head of mechanical engineering department

STARKVILLE, Miss. – After more than a decade at Mississippi State, an endowed professor will take the helm of the Bagley College of Engineering’s largest department. Pedro Mago, the Tennessee Valley Authority professor of mechanical engineering, begins his term as head of the department July 1. “Dr. Mago has been highly successful during his career…

June 30, 2014

Dr. Scott Thompson received funding from NSF

Dr. Scott Thompson, an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, in collaboration with Dr. Keisha Walters, an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, has received $350,000 over three years from the National Science Foundation to investigate: “Electricity Generation and Enhanced Heat Transfer via Pulsating Ferro-Nanofluid”.   The award is funded from the Thermal Transport Processes program which is part of…

June 10, 2014

Four ME incoming freshman were selected to receive the first Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarships

Matthew Murphy, Jose Contreras, Elizabeth Whitehurst, and Madelyn Davis were selected to receive the first Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarships.   Congratulations to all of them. For more information visit: http://www.msstate.edu/web/media/detail.php?id=6678    

June 5, 2014

Two ME Ph.D. students were awarded the NASA/MSSGC Fellowship

Congratulations to Emily Ledbury and Thomas McIntyre who were awarded the NASA/Mississippi Space Grant Consortium (MSSGC) Fellowship.  Emily is a Ph.D. student working with Dr. Mago on the area of renewable energy and Thomas is a Ph.D. Student working with Dr. Stone on modeling powder metallurgy consolidation processes.

June 5, 2014