ARCHIVE October, 2014

Congratulations to Rob Hunter who was named 2014 MSU Alumni Fellow

Robert D. “Rob” Hunter received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1973.  After that he earned a doctor of law degree from Cornell University. He is now a senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for Altec Inc., a global provider of products and services for the electric utility, telecommunications and contracting industries. Hunter […]

ME freshman student participated in the Greenpower Race held in the UK

Matthew Tidwell, a Mechanical Engineering freshman, is a member of Team USA, an electric race car team from the Huntsville Center for Technology (HTC) in Huntsville, AL. He has been a part of this team since his junior year in high school. He helped design and build the car and competed in the Greenpower Race […]

ME students to compete in final round of DARPA RevCon Challenge

A team of Mechanical Engineering students advised by Dr. Scott Thompson has qualified as one of seven teams to compete in the final round of the 2014 International Field-Reversible Thermal Connector (RevCon) Challenge sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The team will travel to the University of Missouri in October to demonstrate […]