Chemical and Petroleum Engineering: The Numbers

Andrew Weaver The Swalm School of Chemical Engineering is continuing to grow, and undergraduate enrollment has once again reached record numbers. Combined with more students enrolled in coop programs, and more students earning degrees, the program is larger than ever. Swalm School of Chemical engineering undergraduate enrollment has grown steadily since 2005, setting new records […]

AIChE News Letter – A Letter from the Editor

After disappearing for several years, the AIChE Newsletter is back and better than ever. We are proud to announce that the newsletter will be updated each semester on the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering webpage and linked to our Facebook page. This new and improved newsletter will help keep everyone connected to news and events […]

AIChE EWB Grant Award

Amy Schemitsch Erin Wynn is a junior in chemical engineering from Hope Hull, Alabama. She currently is vice president of Engineers Without Borders. She joined Engineers Without Borders during her freshman year while she was living in Hull Hall which was the engineering living learning community.She said “one of the mentors of her hall was […]

The Freshman Experience in Chemical Engineering

Peyton Johnson A main source of confusion for chemical engineering freshmen is what to expect career-wise upon graduating. The Dave C. Swalm School of Engineering aims to thwart this potential anxiety by offering a crash course in chemical engineering to freshman students, in which they learn some basic aspects of projects that a chemical engineer […]

AIChE Date Auction

AIChE Date Auction On Thursday, September 29, 2016 AIChE held a date auction in the Swalm Auditorium. This event was put together in order to raise funds for future events planned for the organization. It has been approximately 13 years since the last date auction. AIChE Co-President, Elizabeth Stafford, stated, “We found a paper from […]

PTE Program Receives OnePetro Subscription Grant

PTE Program has received a generous donation from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) for subscription to OnePetro, the online library of SPE. This grant enables Petroleum Engineering students and faculty to have access to thousands of technical publications in their professional field to use them in their courses and research.

SPE Welcomes New Members

At the beginning of this month, MSU’s SPE chapter held its first meeting to kick off the semester. The freshman and transfer student turnout was much higher than expected, with SPE currently having more student involvement than it has ever had. The chapter officers welcomed new members and discussed the upcoming SPE Student Symposium which […]

CHE Alumnus — Co-Founder of Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company is inducted as a Distinguished Fellow

Leslie Henderson, co-founder of Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Mississippi’s first packaging brewing company now employing 25, with distribution across 18 states, is inducted as a Distinguished CHE Fellow. Bagley College honors 2016 distinguished alumni

PTE Undergraduate Shares her Amazing Summer Internship Experience at XTO

This summer, one of MSU’s Petroleum Engineering undergraduates interned for XTO Energy in Fort Worth, Texas. When asked about her experience, Mary Ellen Deaton responded, “My internship with XTO was an exceptional and unique experience, especially given the current state of the oil and gas industry. Not only was I able to land an internship, […]

MSU CHE ’93 Alum Receives Promotion with Chevron Phillips

  As Plant Manager, Elliott W.H. Johnson is responsible for safe and reliable operation of the Orange Plant consisting of two Polyethylene Units, Rail Logistics Operations, Maintenance and a full scale laboratory. He oversees a workforce of 150 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company employees and 25 to 30 contract employees. In his former role as Operations […]