2017 March

Simulation Based Design of Hydrokinetic Farms

An untapped renewable energy source could help transition the country toward clean energy. Mississippi State University and a team of both domestic and international institutions in the United Kingdom are researching a design to transition in-stream hydrokinetic power from concept to mass commercialization. In-stream hydrokinetic power is the electric power generated by extracting energy from…

March 14, 2017


Dr. Liu received funding for education research and curriculum development

Congratulations to Dr. Yucheng Liu who received a grant of $4,000 from the University of Mississippi with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. This funding will support Dr. Liu’s effort of integrating open educational resources into the course “ME 4643 Introduction of Vibrations and Control.” He is planning to revamp this course…

March 14, 2017


ME Ph.D. student received the ORED BCoE graduate student research award

Congratulations to Mohammad “MJ” Mahtabi, ME Ph.D. student,  who was selected to receive the ORED BCoE Graduate Student Research Award.  MJ’s research focuses on fatigue and fracture behavior of metallic materials, and ranges from experimental studies to molecular simulations under the direction of Dr. Tonya Stone.  MJ has published 7 journal articles and a book…

March 3, 2017