ME Undergraduate Seminar Series

In Fall 2016, the Mechanical Engineering Department established the Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Seminar Series to provide information to our mechanical engineering students about different career paths in mechanical engineering and help them to set their career goals. The ME Undergraduate Seminar Series was established with the strong support of the ME Advisory Board. Here is the list of speakers:

FALL 2018

Milwaukee Tool

  • Bailey Dillinger
    • Manufacturing Engineer
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2018
  • Matthew Waldrop
    • Sr. Manufacturing Engineer
    • MBA, Mississippi State University, 2017.
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2013

SPRING 2018

Chevron

  • Austin Cooley
    • Retail Business Consultant
    • MBA, Mississippi State University, 2014
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2008
  • Wil Harris
    • Design Engineer
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2011

Taylor Machine Works, Inc.

  • Matt Hillyer
    • Director of Engineering
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1995

Seemann Composites

  • Joshua Mosteller
    • Senior Technical Program Manager
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2008

FALL 2017

Steel Dynamics, Inc.

  • Andrew Howard
    • Area Mechanical Engineer - Coating Department
    • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2007
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2004

Mesa Associates, Inc.

  • Stephen Wren
    • Mechanical Engineer 
    • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2016
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2011

NTA, Inc.

  • Anna Hueffed
    • Systems Engineer
    • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2010
    • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2007
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2006

SPRING 2017

Graduate School Opportunities

  • Dr. Kari Babski-Reeves
  • Dr. Shanti Bhushan
  • Dr. Matthew Priddy
  • Dr. Yucheng Liu

Goodnight Midstream

  • Tommy Thompson
    • VP, Engineering
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2005

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

  • Morgan Abney
    • Space Systems Engineer
    • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2007
    • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2003

FALL 2016

Elevator Technology

  • Jonathan Rudd
    • Fiber Composite Specialist in thyssenkrupp's global R&D
    • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2014
    • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2013
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2009

FTI Consulting

  • Ronnie Martin
    • Senior Managing Director of the Oil and Gas Energy Practice
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1969

Ewing & Kessler

  • Chris Ewing
    • President
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1994