2015 May

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

Jacob R. South and Leslie N. Charleston were selected to receive the 2015-16 Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarships. Congratulations to both of them!! For more information click here

May 20, 2015


Knizley received one of the 2016 Engineering First-Year Experience Teaching Projects

Congratulations to Dr. Alta Knizley, an instructor in the mechanical engineering department,  who won a 2016 Engineering First-Year Experience (EFX) Teaching Project from the Bagley College of Engineering.   Her project was on “Industry, service, and hands-on immersion in ME 1111 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering course.” The goal of the EFX Teaching Projects program is to support and encourage new ideas for improving first-year…

May 15, 2015


Shamsaei received the 2015 Schilling Special Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr. Nima Shamsaei, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, who received the 2015 Schilling Special Teaching Award from the MSU Office of the Provost.  His project was on “Fatigue of Engineering Materials: A Hands-On Experiments Course for Undergraduate Students.” The Schilling Special Teaching Projects Program provides financial support to encourage…

May 13, 2015


ME student won award at the MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium

Undergraduate students Chase Stogner (Mechanical Engineering) and Jeff Steinwinder (Civil Engineering) won second place in the oral presentations of the Physical Sciences and Engineering section at the MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium held on April 23rd. Their presentation was tilted “Assessment of Techniques to Mitigate and Restore Fracking Pollution in Mississippi.” Congratulations to both of them!!!…

May 5, 2015


Research and Students ‘ACEL’ into the Future

CAVS scientists are designing novel engine combustion strategies for the vehicles of the future that will achieve higher fuel economy, more engine power, and are safer for the environment. This mind probing analysis is called low temperature combustion engine research. The work is supported by the creation of a new Advanced Combustion Engines (ACE) Laboratory,…

May 2, 2015


ME Graduate Students won BCoE Publication Award

Mechanical engineering Ph.D. students Justin Hughes, William Lawrimore, Govinda Mahajan, and Wilburn Whittington won the Bagley College of Engineering Graduate student publication award. Great Job and congratulations to all of them!!  

May 1, 2015


ME Undergraduate Student won BCoE Publication Award

Congratulations to John Fairley, mechanical engineering undergraduate student, who won the Bagley College of Engineering undergraduate student publication award.   He is currently doing research with Dr. Scott Thompson and is focusing on the thermal analysis of oscillating heat pipes.  They recently published a journal paper in the International Journal of Thermal Sciences.  The title of the paper is:…

May 1, 2015