2015 April

ME Ph.D. student inducted into the BCoE Student Hall of Fame

Kyle Johnson, a mechanical engineering Ph.D. student, was inducted into the Bagley College of Engineering Student Hall of Fame.  Kyle has been doing research with Dr. Mark Horstemeyer on designing, producing, and characterizing two new metal alloys using laser engineered net shape additive manufacturing processes.  He is also the recipient of the NASA Mississippi Space…

April 30, 2015

Stephen Cayson and Charlie Cumbaa named 2015 BCoE Distinguished Fellows

Congratulations to Stephen Cayson and Charlie Cumbaa who were named Bagley College of Engineering Distinguished Fellows. Stephen Cayson received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1987.  He is the chief scientist and vice president for technology at Sigmatech, a company that provides technical services and support to the aerospace and defense companies. He is an…

April 29, 2015

ME Students win $20,000 at LITECAR challenge

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Three Bagley College of Engineering students won $20,000 in the Lightweighting Technologies Enabling Comprehensive Automotive Redesign (LITECAR) challenge. The mechanical engineering majors, David Francis, Kyle Johnson and Willburn Whittington, placed third out of 254 entries from across the globe in the challenge funded by Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. The LITECAR competition asked teams to…

April 24, 2015

ME student among winners of the university’s fourth annual “Investing in Innovation Day”

Matt Waddle, a junior mechanical engineering major, won second place and a People’s Choice Award during the Conceptual (II) Startup competition, for Glassio; and the second place during the Student Elevator Pitch Competition, for Squares. Great Job Matt!! More information can be found here  

April 16, 2015

MSU Formula SAE prepares for 2015 Season

STARKVILLE, Miss. – After countless hours in the fabrication and mechanics labs, an eager Mississippi State University Formula Society of Automotive Engineers team plans to make a name for itself in this year’s international competition at the Michigan International Speedway. As the world’s largest collegiate design competition, the May 13-16 event pits more than 120…

April 14, 2015

Schneider Contributes to Final Report of TMS Diversity Summit

Judy Schneider, Coleman and Whiteside Professor of Mechanical Engineering, received a competitive travel grant from The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Women in Materials Science and Engineering Committee (funded by the TMS Foundation) to attend Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions (DMMM1). The final report and toolkit from that summit, organized by…

April 12, 2015

Horstemeyer earns SEC Achievement Award

  STARKVILLE, Miss. – A Bagley College of Engineering professor received a regional award for his commitment to teaching, research and scholarship. Mark F. Horstemeyer, a professor and the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems chair in computational solid mechanics, has earned the 2015 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award for Mississippi State University. Horstemeyer is one…

April 10, 2015