Bagley College’s Marcum receives international research chair

A professor from the Bagley College of Engineering has been named to an international chair by a French national research institute. Dave Marcum, the chief scientist at MSU’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems and a professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded an Inria International Chair for 2017 – 2021. As the French national institute […]

April 21, 2017 in NEWS

ME graduate student won an award at the graduate student research symposium

Zhuo Wang, a ME Ph.D. student,  won third place in the doctoral poster presentation in the 15th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. Congratulations to him and to his advisor Dr. Lei Chen. Great Job!!! For more information about the Graduate Student Research Symposium click here

April 12, 2017 in NEWS

Ronnie Martin named 2017 BCoE Distinguished Fellow

Congratulations to Ronnie Martin who was named 2017 Bagley College of Engineering Distinguished Fellow. Ronnie Martin received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1969.  He spent more than 30 years of his career with Texaco Exploration and Production, rising to serve as vice president. Since 2002, he has been the senior managing director at […]

April 10, 2017 in NEWS

ME faculty recognized for outstanding scholarly achievements

ME faculty members were recognized for their outstanding achievements in teaching and research during the ME Advisory Board meeting on March 31st. The awards included: Junior Faculty Outstanding Research Award, Senior Faculty Outstanding Research Award, and Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award.  These faculty awards were established by the ME department in 2015 to motivate and to […]

April 3, 2017 in NEWS

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