Ready… Set… Chem-E-Car

Amy Schemitsch and Heather Bouse After eleven years, the Chem-E-Car team is back and ready to win. Chem-E-Car is an annual competition that takes place in the spring during the Regional AIChE Conference. Competing universities each design and construct a small car around the size of a shoebox that is powered by a chemical energy […]

AIChE Gets Spooky

By: Chasity Barber October 26, 2017 On Thursday, October 26, 2017 Mississippi State University hosted a Fall Festival.  This festival gave organizations on campus the opportunity to interact with those in the surrounding community. There were many activities that parents and children could participate in together. Mississippi State’s chapter of The American Institute of Chemical […]

Chemical and Petroleum Engineering: Growth Continues

Peyton Johnson With the 2017-2018 school year in full swing, the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering is continuing to display growing numbers in undergraduate enrollment and graduates. From 2016 to 2017, the number of enrollees and graduating seniors have increased in both chemical and petroleum engineering, as well as a growing faculty. In the fall […]

The Memorial Fundraiser

By: Megan McNerny The Memorial Fundraiser in honor of Dr. Rebecca Toghiani was held on October 31st from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the Drill Field. AIChE raised over $370 to fund a plaque in memory of the late professor. A majority of the baked goods were sold, but the best seller was hot […]

Faculty Interview/Bio: Dr. Dong Meng

By: Cindy Ly Professor Dong Meng is a seasoned Chemical Engineer who joined the MSU family as an Assistant Professor in 2015.  His research and programming experience are supported by the papers he has had published such as Crazing of Nanocomposites with Polymer-Tethered Nanoparticles and Reentrant Equilibrium Disordering in Nanoparticle–Polymer Mixtures (a link to the […]

Dr. Rebecca Toghiani Memorial Fundraiser

On Tuesday October 31st, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m, AIChE will be holding a fundraiser on the Drill Field.  Coffee, cupcakes, muffins, and other tasty baked goods will be sold!  The proceeds will go to a commemorative plaque in memory of the late Dr. R.  Come out, support Mississippi State’s AIChE, and enjoy some […]

AIChE Service Projects

By: Rhiannon Davidson AIChE members pride themselves in their service to the community. During the 2016 – 2017 school year, 108 AIChE members volunteered 852 total hours of their time to help those around them. One community service opportunity AIChE participates in every year is Habitat for Humanity. On August 20, 2016, twelve AIChE members helped […]

Dr. Neeraj Rai receives DOE award

Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering’s Assistant Professor, Dr. Neeraj Rai has received a financial award from Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences and DOE Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research for his research on “Probing Condensed Phase Structure and Dynamics in Hierarchical Zeolites and Nanosheets for Catalytic Upgradation of Biomass.” For […]

CHE Student Priscilla Symmes Receives U.S.S. Little Rock Scholarship

Priscilla Symmes—Co-President of our AICHE student Chapter is a second year recipient of the U.S.S. Little Rock Scholarship.  Her grandfather was a member of the crew on the U.S. Cruiser Little Rock built and launched during World War II. The U.S.S. Little Rock Association recognizes scholars among the decendents of crew members and officers assigned […]

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 […]