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 in NEWS

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 in NEWS

ME senior earns recognition from statewide organization

Morgan Green, a mechanical engineering student in the Bagley College of Engineering, was recently honored as Mississippi State’s Outstanding Engineering Senior by the Mississippi Engineering Society. Green, an Olive Branch native, will graduate from MSU in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation, she plans to attend graduate school to […]

February 25, 2017 in NEWS

ME Department climbs to 24 in NSF research rankings

In a recently released report, the National Science Foundation ranked our Mechanical Engineering department 24th in research expenditures among 271 Mechanical Engineering Departments in the U.S. The total research and development activity of the ME department for fiscal Year 2015 was $12.6MM.  The ME department was ranked 27th last year and 33rd the year before that. More information can […]

February 11, 2017 in NEWS

Two ME students selected to be in the 2016-17 Provost Scholars class

Congratulations to James Grant, a freshman in mechanical engineering, and Jacob N. Easley, a sophomore in mechanical engineering and physics, who were selected to be in the prestigious 2016-17 Provost Scholars class. More information can be found here President Mark E. Keenum (back row, center) and Provost and Executive Vice President Judy Bonner (back row, […]

December 14, 2016 in NEWS

ME graduate student received an ASTM presentation award

Rakish Shrestha, mechanical engineering graduate student, received the ASTM 2016 M.R. “Mitch” Mitchell Best Student Presentation Award in the 2016 ASTM Committee Week, which was held in Orlando FL.  The event was open to graduate and undergraduate students working in the area of fatigue and fracture mechanics. His presentation was on “Fatigue Modeling of Polyether […]

November 22, 2016 in NEWS

Bhushan named CAVS associate director

Congratulations to Shanti Bhushan, assistant professor of mechanical engineering,  who has been appointed Associate Director for the Center for Advanced Vehicle Systems (CAVS). For more information click here

November 9, 2016 in NEWS

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

September 28, 2016 in NEWS

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 in NEWS

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 in NEWS