ME student selected as the National Co-op Student of the Year by the CEED Division of the ASEE

Christopher Gomes was selected as the National Co-op Student of the Year by the Cooperative Education and Experiential Division of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). Christopher is a Senior in the Mechanical Engineering Department from Madison, Alabama. He  competed three co-op rotations with NASA Marshall Space Flight Center where he worked in several…

March 14, 2018

Chen selected to receive the ASEE-SE Section New Faculty Researcher Award

A mechanical engineering faculty member has gained recognition for his research efforts by a national organization. ME assistant professor Lei Chen has been selected to receive the American Society for Engineering Education Southeastern Section’s New Faculty Researcher Award, and was presented with the award at the ASEE-SE conference in March in Daytona Beach, FL. Chen…

March 7, 2018

Marcum named as recipient of Exxon Mobil Endowed Professorship

Dave Marcum, professor of mechanical engineering, has been named as the recipient of the Exxon Mobil Endowed Professorship. Since joining Mississippi State University in 1991, Dr. Marcum has served in a variety of director positions within the university’s research sector, leading MSU’s NSF Engineering Research Center and the Computational Simulation and Design Center. He is…

March 7, 2018

ME student Jacob Easley profiled in Our People

February 20, 2018

ME department moves up in National Science Foundation research rankings

In a recently released report, the National Science Foundation ranked our Mechanical Engineering department 23rd in research expenditures among all Mechanical Engineering Departments in the U.S. The total research and development activity of the ME department for Fiscal Year 2016 was $12.2MM. The ME department was ranked 24th last year and 27th the year before that.

February 20, 2018

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

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

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

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

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