ARCHIVE November, 2015

ME Ph.D. student received an ASTM presentation award

M.J. Mahtabi, Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. student, received the ASTM 2015 M.R. “Mitch” Mitchell Best Student Presentation Award in the 2015 ASTM Committee Week, which was held in Tampa, FL from November 15-20.  The event was open to graduate and undergraduate students working in the area of fatigue and fracture mechanics. His presentation was on “Mean […]

ME alumni shared their industry experience with our ME 1111 class

ME alumni shared their experiences in industry to our Introduction Mechanical Engineering Class.  The  participants included RC Fron from PACCAR, Kimberly Corbett Jeffares and John Benjamin with Corbett, Legge and Associates, and Andrew Howard with Steel Dynamics.  They met on November 16, and their presentations were excellent as was the feedback from our students. Thanks […]

ME graduate student was named the Grand Champion at MSU’s 3MT competition

Congratulations to Piyush Porwal, a ME M.S. Student, for wining the Grand Champion Prize for the MSU 3 Minute Thesis Competition on Friday, November 13. He will advance to a Southeastern Conference competition next year. This is the second year in a row that one of our graduate students has won the Grand Champion Prize. Great Job Piyush!!! For […]

ME department kickoffs the “Impact of Engineering Week” Initiative

We are pleased to announce that the Mechanical Engineering department kickoffs this week, November 9 – 13, the first “Impact of Engineering Week”  in order to promote awareness and an understanding of the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. During this week all mechanical engineering undergraduate classes will highlight the role […]

Chevron donates $150,000 to MSU/MGCCC engineering program

November 2, 2015 Contact: Allison Matthews STARKVILLE, Miss.—A new bachelor’s degree program in engineering offered through a Mississippi State University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College partnership received a $150,000 boost from Chevron today [Nov. 2]. Chevron Pascagoula and Chevron Gulf of Mexico made a joint presentation to support the MSU/MGCCC Engineering on the Coast program. […]