2016 September

2015 Mechanical Engineering Faculty Awards Recipients

This year, the mechanical engineering department established a new award program to motivate and to recognize mechanical engineering faculty members with a superior record of research and teaching in the department.  The awards include: Junior Faculty Outstanding Research Award, Senior Faculty Outstanding Research Award, and Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award. Dr. Alta Knizley, ME Instructor, was…

September 29, 2016


ME undergraduate student selected to receive the Dr. Pepper Education Abroad Awards

September 28, 2016


Mechanical engineering launches ME Ambassadors program

The mechanical engineering department within Mississippi State’s Bagley College of Engineering has established a new student liaison program, selecting six students to represent the department for the fall 2016 semester. Known as the ME Ambassadors, the group will serve as student representatives for the mechanical engineering department in meetings with faculty and with the Mechanical…

September 23, 2016


ME welcomes new faculty members

The Mechanical Engineering department welcomes Assistant Professor Dr. Omid Askari, Visiting Assistant Professor Dr. Matthew Priddy, and Instructor Emily Spayde to the faculty. Omid Askari received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from University of Karaj and Sharif University of Technology in Iran, in 2005 and 2007, respectively.  He was employed as a research…

September 21, 2016


Mechanical Engineering establishes seminar series for undergraduates

STARKVILLE, Miss. – This fall, Bagley College of Engineering’s mechanical engineering department will introduce a series of seminars for undergraduate students. The series opener will take place on Friday, September 9, at 2 p.m., in Hand 1100. In the initial seminar, 1994 Mississippi State mechanical engineering graduate Chris Ewing will share the details of his…

September 8, 2016


ME Ph.D. student wins prestigious scholarship

Bagley College of Engineering Ph.D. candidate Mohammad “MJ.” Mahtabi has been chosen as one of three recipients of the 2016 International Graduate Scholarship from the American Society for Testing and Materials. The ASTM announcement states that “Mahtabi … will use the scholarship to study the mechanical and fatigue behavior of nickel-titanium alloys (Nitinol), which are used in aerospace…

September 1, 2016