Bhushan received funding from NASA EPSCoR

Shanti Bushan, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received funding from NASA EPSCoR to study the “High Fidelity Loci-CHEM Simulations for Acoustic Wave Propagation and Vibration.”  Bhushan’s team include Edward Luke from Computer Science and Engineering, Manav Bhatia from Aerospace Engineering, and Xiao Wang and Eric Collins from CAVS. Congratulations to Shanti Bhushan and […]

October 16, 2017 in NEWS

Marcum honored as 2017 IMR Fellow

David Marcum, a professor of mechanical engineering, has been recognized with the 2017 International Meshing Roundtable (IMR) Fellow Award for all his work in the field of mesh generation.   He is also an Inria International Chair and the chief scientist of computational fluid dynamics at the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) at MSU. The […]

October 12, 2017 in NEWS

New ME Student Ambassadors Announced

Congratulations to the newest members of the Mechanical Engineering Ambassadors program!  Student Ambassadors play an important role at the ME department, working on recruiting efforts, hosting tours to prospective students and visitors, and representing the department at important activities and events. The new members are: Allie Brown Anastacia Diamond Antwon Powell Kevin Quist Bret Reinhart […]

September 20, 2017 in NEWS

Liu selected to receive a SEC visiting faculty travel grant

Congratulations to Dr. Yucheng Liu who was selected to receive a Southeastern Conference (SEC) Visiting Faculty Travel Grant. Dr. Liu will be visiting the Mechanical Engineering (ME) Department and the Advanced Computational Mechanics Laboratory (ACML)  at Texas A&M in October. During his visit, Dr. Liu will meet with faculty, researchers, and students in the ME department […]

September 12, 2017 in NEWS

ME welcomes new faculty members

The Mechanical Engineering department welcomes Assistant Professors Like Li, Matthew Priddy, Christopher Barrett, and Wil Whittington, and Assistant Clinical Professor, Shane Brauer. Like Li received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Central South University and Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in China, in 2007 and 2010, respectively.  Dr. Li received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering […]

August 28, 2017 in NEWS

Bhushan’s paper received the Robert T. Knapp Award from the ASME Fluids and Engineering Division

Shanti Bhushan and his collaborators’ paper was selected to receive the Robert T. Knapp Award from the ASME Fluids and Engineering Division. The Robert T. Knapp award is presented for the most outstanding original papers pertaining to analytical or laboratory research in fluids engineering.    Bhushan’s paper “Analysis of Turbulence Generation and Energy Transfer Mechanisms in Boundary Layer Transition Using Direct Numerical Simulation” focuses on understanding the turbulence generation and […]

August 25, 2017 in NEWS

Dr. Tonya W. Stone promoted to associate professor with tenure

Congratulations to Dr. Tonya W. Stone, who was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, effective Fall 2017.  Dr. Stone’s research is focused on combining theoretical, computational, and experimental investigations of the mechanical behavior of materials, including metals, polymers, cementitious materials and biomaterials, to establish relationships between the internal structure of a material and its mechanical […]

August 23, 2017 in NEWS

Lei Chen received the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

August 8, 2017 Contact: James Carskadon STARKVILLE, Miss.—A Mississippi State University assistant professor of mechanical engineering is among 37 researchers selected to receive a prestigious junior faculty grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Lei Chen has received the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from ORAU for his research on metallic additive manufacturing. The […]

August 9, 2017 in NEWS

Our People – Michelle Price, graduate student

August 1, 2017 in NEWS

Cho named ICET Associate Director of Graduate Research

Dr. Heejin Cho, a mechanical engineering assistant professor, has been appointed Associate Director of Graduate Research in the Institute for Clean Energy Technology (ICET) at Mississippi State University.  Dr. Cho will be responsible for directing graduate and undergraduate students to conduct research in the area of nuclear air ventilation and filtration at ICET.  Students under his supervision at ICET […]

July 28, 2017 in NEWS