ARCHIVE April, 2015

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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  

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 […]

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 […]