AIChE Elects New Leadership Team

By: Andrew Weaver Mississippi State’s local AIChE chapter recently held elections for its officer positions. Eleven chemical engineering students ran for the six key positions. Three ran for Co-President, one ran for External Vice-President, three for Internal Vice-President, one for Secretary and two for Treasurer. Each of the candidates wrote a short bio introducing themselves […]

Meet Blake Carville

By: Megan McNeary Mr. Blake Carville holds the title of Finished Catalysts Manager and Scale-up Manager specializing in Synthesis and Polymer Solutions at Albemarle in Baton Rouge, LA. He is originally from Plaquemine, LA.. He is an alumnus of Mississippi State University and graduated in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. After his first […]

A Great Reason to get started in AIChE

A group of Mississippi State’s AIChE chapter members and Dr. Elmore embarked towards San Francisco, CA on November 11, 2016, to attend the national AIChE conference. The conference was hosted inside of the luxurious Hilton Hotel within the Hilton Union Square. Not only did students have the chance to attend one of chemical engineering’s biggest […]

Faculty Bio: Dr. Amin Amirlatifi

By: Peyton Johnson             Over the recent years, Mississippi State has continued to grow in population and excellence. As the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering has continued to grow, new faces have emerged in the chemical and petroleum engineering faculty. One of those new faces is Dr. Amin Amirlatifi, who is […]

Mississippi State is Recognized at the National Level of AIChE for SACHE

Thanks to the efforts of Dr. Bricka and our students who have completed the SACHE training modules for process safety certification, Mississippi State University has been recognized at the national level of AIChE for our high level of participation. This affirms our strong commitment to process safety training as a key component of our program.

Halliburton Software Donation to the Petroleum Engineering Program

Halliburton Energy Services, through its Landmark subsidiary, has made a software donation valued at over $3 million to the Bagley College of Engineering in support of the Petroleum Engineering Program. Halliburton is a leading oilfield service provider and its Landmark suite of programs are used around the world in upstream activities. The software includes geosciences, […]

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 […]