Summer corrosion course offers practical experience

Each summer, associate professor Mark Bricka offers CHE 4423, Fundamentals of Industrial Corrosion, a chemical engineering elective that has become one of our more popular courses. Corrosion is a major concern that affects almost all industrial processes. Dealing with, or preventing, corrosion in equipment and piping is a significant cost factor for many industries. In […]

MSU takes a large group to the AICHE Southern Regional Conference at LSU

From April 5 to April 7, LSU hosted the AIChE Southern Regional Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mississippi State’s AIChE chapter sent 28 students to the conference to represent chemical engineering at MSU, compete in various competitions, and engage and network with fellow chemical engineering students from across the region. MSU AIChE 2018 Jeopardy team (Top […]

Walters earns national award for chemical engineering education

Starkville, Miss. – A member of Mississippi State University’s chemical engineering faculty will be honored this summer by a national engineering education organization. Keisha B. Walters, an associate professor, will receive the Raymond W. Fahien Award from the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Chemical Engineering Division at its June conference in San Antonio, Texas. […]

Dow VP speaks on the critical need for strong STEM education

STARKVILLE, Miss.–A senior Dow Chemical Co. official led the March 6 Hunter Henry Lectureship at Mississippi State. Don Taylor, vice president for Dow’s purchasing and supply chain organizations, will discuss the importance of STEM educations and careers. STEM is the popular acronym for the teaching of–and careers in–science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The talk included […]

Three earn scholarships from state petroleum energy society

Three Bagley College of Engineering chemical engineering students are being honored by the Mississippi section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE-Mississippi). At its January meeting, the organization presented each student a $3,000 scholarship to support his education. The three recipients were also recognized for this same honor last year. Each recipient was nominated by […]

Swalm School names new director

STARKVILLE, Miss. – A scholar from the Great Lakes region is the new Earnest W. Deavenport Jr. Chair and director of Mississippi State University’s Dave. C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering. Jason M. Keith officially joins the Bagley College of Engineering department August 1. He replaces Mark White who served as director from 2006 until […]

Six earn scholarships from petroleum engineering society

STARKVILLE, Miss. –Six Bagley College of Engineering students are shaping their futures with support from the Mississippi section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE-Mississippi). At its January meeting, the organization presented each student a $3,000 scholarship to support his or her education. Jim Stephens, SPE-Mississippi scholarship chairman and a 1975 Mississippi State graduate in […]

Walters selected for engineering education program

STARKVILLE, Miss.–A Mississippi State University assistant professor of chemical engineering is among 53 of the nation’s most innovative young professionals selected to participate in a National Academy of Engineering program. Keisha B. Walters will be the only university faculty member from Mississippi to attend the “Frontiers of Engineering Education” symposium next week [Dec. 13-16] in […]

Professor to be named fellow of AIChE

Bill Elmore, interim department head for the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, will be awarded the classification of Fellow at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) annual meeting in Salt Lake City later this month. The grade of Fellow is a distinguished class of membership that identifies and honors a group of […]