ARCHIVE October, 2015

The MSU Mechanical Engineering Minority Organization (MEMO) will Promote Minority Success in ME

The Mechanical Engineering department is proud to present the Mechanical Engineering Minority Organization (MEMO).  This new organization has been recently created by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Mississippi State University with the support of a group of undergraduate and graduate minority students. MEMO seeks to provide a support-network for minority students in mechanical engineering, […]

ME Faculty received research funding from NASA

Dr. Nima Shamsaei, Dr. Steve Daniewicz, and Dr. Scott Thompson,  all faculty members within MSU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, received a research grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to investigate the fatigue behavior of additively-manufactured (AM) Inconel parts. The research specifically focuses on fatigue characterization and fractography as it pertains to Inconel […]

ME Ph.D. student won best paper – student award

Wil Wittington, a ME Ph.D. student, and Dr. Haitham El Kadiri, ME Associate Professor, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Virginia and McMaster University were chosen as recipients of the 2015 TMS Light Metals Magnesium Best Paper – Student Award. This award recognizes the individual excellence of a student primary authored paper in […]

Daniewicz invited as speaker at an additive manufacturing workshop

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Daniewicz who was invited to make a presentation at an additive manufacturing workshop sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering held in Washington DC on October 8, 2015. The title of the workshop was: “A Workshop on Predictive Theoretical and Computational Approaches for Additive Manufacturing.”  The workshop addressed challenges and opportunities in […]

Dr. Mike Kessler presented a seminar as part of the Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series

Thanks to Dr. Mike Kessler, Director of the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University, who presented a great seminar today as part of our Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series. The title of his presentation was: “Bioplastics and Biocomposites Research at Washington State: Thermosetting Polymers and Composites from Agricultural Oils.” We had […]

Srinivasan invited as speaker at International Conference

Dr. Kalyan Srinivasan, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, was invited as a speaker at the 6th International CTI Conference “Emission Challenges – Reflections on GHG, OBD and Criteria Pollutants,” held September 22-23, 2015 in Detroit, MI.   He made a presentation on Dual Fuel Low Temperature Combustion: Opportunities and Challenges. The 6th International Conference brought together international experts and decision makers […]