2014 October

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…

October 29, 2014


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…

October 28, 2014


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…

October 2, 2014