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

ME Ph.D. student wins prestigious scholarship from ASTM International

Aref Yadollahi, a ME Ph.D. student, has been chosen as one of four recipients of the 2017 ASTM International scholarship.  The scholarship rewards graduate students who have demonstrated high levels of interest and involvement with ASTM Standards.  The awardees receive $10,000 to be used for their educational expenses. The ASTM announcement states that “Aref Yodallahi of Mississippi […]

July 21, 2017 in NEWS

ME Faculty Received Funding from NSF

Congratulations to Dr. Yucheng Liu, Dr. Lei Chen, and Dr. Mark Horstemeyer, who have been awarded $386,689 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research on “Theoretical understanding of porosity-induced mechanisms during solidification of cast alloys and their influence on process-structure-property correlations.”  

July 14, 2017 in NEWS

Liu honored as ASME Fellow

Yucheng Liu, associate professor of mechanical engineering, has been selected to be a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession.   The rank of Fellow is the highest grade of membership in many professional organizations. It is awarded to members who have made a […]

July 8, 2017 in NEWS

Three ME incoming freshman were selected to receive the Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarships

Connor R. McNabb, Paul R. Saval, and Vesil C. Dao were selected to receive the 2017-18 Toyota-Haley Barbour Scholarships. Congratulations to all of them!! For more information click here

June 20, 2017 in NEWS

ME faculty published a new book

Congratulations to Dr. Keith Hodge, ME Professor Emeritus, on the publication of the second edition of his book, Alternative Energy Systems and Applications.  The book has been published by Wiley. For more details about the book click here.  

June 1, 2017 in NEWS

Liu and Spayde received the 2017 Schilling Special Teaching Award

Congratulations to Yucheng Liu, ME Associate Professor, and Dustin Spayde, ME Instructor, who received the 2017 Schilling Special Teaching Award from the MSU Office of the Provost. Their project was on “Improve Teaching and Learning in Vibrations and Controls Class by Addition of Lab Experiences.”  The Schilling Special Teaching Projects Program provides financial support to encourage […]

May 20, 2017 in NEWS