Emily Spayde

Emily Spayde

Assistant Clinical Professor

Office: 224 Carpenter
P 662.325.8231


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2017.
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2013.
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Memphis, 2007.

Experience Record

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Mississippi State University, 2018-Present
  • Instructor, Mississippi State University, 2016-2018
  • Lecturer, Mississippi State University, 2015-2016
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Mississippi State University, 2012-2015
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Mississippi State University, 2010-2012
  • Process Engineer, Algonquin Industries, 2007-2010

Specialty Areas

  • Thermodynamics
  • Organic Rankine Cycles
  • Energy Sustainability
  • Engineering Education

Honors and Awards

  • ASEE member, 2016-present
  • MSSGC Graduate Fellowship Recipient, 2012-2015
  • Bagley College of Engineering Graduate Fellowship, Fall 2010 - Spring 2012
  • Dean’s Award – College of Engineering Spring 2007
  • Pi Tau Sigma
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • ASHRAE Outstanding Junior Award


Journal Papers

  • E. Spayde, P.J. Mago, and R. Luck, “Economic, Energetic, and Environmental Performance of a Solar Powered Organic Rankine Cycle with Electric Energy Storage in Different Commercial Buildings,” Energies, 2018.
  • E. Spayde, P.J. Mago, and C. Heejin, “Performance Evaluation of a Solar-Powered Regenerative Organic Rankine Cycle in Different Climate Conditions,” Energies, 2017.
  • E. Spayde, P.J. Mago, “Evaluation of a Solar Powered Organic Rankine Cycle using Dry Organic Working Fluids,” Cogent Engineering, 2015.

Conference Papers

  • E. Ledbury, P.J. Mago, "Performance Evaluation of a Solar Powered Organic Rankine Cycle for Residential or Small Commercial Applications”, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Expostion, Nov 2014, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • E. Ledbury, L. Wang, D. Johnson, C. Bouvard, S.D. Felicelli, "Prediction of Temperature Distribution of Steady State Rolling Tires," The Thirtieth Annual Meeting and Conference on Tire Science and Technology, September 2012, Akron, Ohio.