Previous Speakers

FALL 2020

CDFL

HBM nCode Federal LLC

  • Dan J. Lingenfelser
    • Principle Scientist
    • B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Kansas State University, 1977
NASA

NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center

  • T. Randy Galloway
    • Deputy Director
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1983

SPRING 2020

General Motors

General Motors

  • Rachel Wheeler
    • Super Cruise PIT Lead  
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2008
    • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2014
CDFL

CDFL

  • David Luter
    • Mechanical Engineer
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2012

FALL 2019

Essity

McSwain Engineering, Inc.

  • Eric L. Van Iderstine
    • Consulting Mechanical Engineer and Director of Mechanical Engineering
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1996
Essity

Essity

  • Randy Riddell
    • Reliability Manager 
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1991
North Inc.

GTI

  • Paula Gant
    • Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Innovation
    • B.S., McNeese State University
    • Ph.D., Auburn University
  • Kristine Wiley 
    • R&D Director, Environmental, Risk and Integrity Management program
    • B.A., University of Chicago
    • MBA,University of Chicago

SPRING 2019

North Inc.

North Inc.

  • Adenike Adebiyi
    • Patent Agent & Patent Portfolio Specialist 
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1993
    • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996
CFD Research Corporation

CFD Research Corporation

  • Steve Cayson 
    • Chief Operating Officer & Vice President
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1987
Corbett Legge and Associates

Corbett Legge and Associates

  • Kimberly Jeffares 
    • Mechanical Engineer
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2007

FALL 2018

PACCAR

PACCAR Engine Company

  • Lance Walters 
    • Plant Manager 
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati
    • MBA in Operation Management, University of North Texas

Southern Company

  • Karen D. Fili 
    • Retired Nuclear Executive
    • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1985

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