Petroleum Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Approved

Mississippi State University will be offering a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering effective fall 2015. This will be the 11th undergraduate degree program within the Bagley College of Engineering. The degree will be administered by the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering. The School is initiating faculty searches to be conducted in 2015. […]

MSU AIChE student chapter receives 14th consecutive annual Outstanding Student Chapter award

The Mississippi State student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has received its 14th consecutive annual Outstanding Student Chapter award.  Based upon accomplishments in scholarship, leadership and service, our student members have distinguished themselves as one of only sixteen chapters selected annually among more than 160 U.S. chapters and now over 30 international […]

AIChE ChE Newsletter ’13-’14

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Chemical engineer earns competitive NSF CAREER grant

Dr. Santanu Kundu invited speaker, American Chemical Society Conference

Dr. Santanu Kundu was invited to speak at the Supramolecular Assembly and Gelation in Organic Solvents session of the 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX.  His talk was entitled “Deformation behavior of a strain stiffening gel”

Dr. Neeraj Rai Secures Computer Time

Dr. Neeraj Rai has received 250,000 core hours of computer simulation time at Argonne National Lab for his research!

Dr. Bill Elmore Wins Advising Award

Congrats to Dr. Bill Elmore who was named recipient of the 2014 Irvin Atly Jefcoat Advising Award for faculty!

Dr. Todd French Receives Funding

Dr. Todd French has received $2,518 from the University of Connecticut to perform glycerol fermentation experiments at the Renewable Fuels and Chemical Laboratory at Mississippi State.

Nusz Family Gift Supports Engineering

Tommy and Terri Nusz have donated $12.3 MM to the Infinite Impact Campaign at Mississippi State University. The gift includes $4 MM for engineering, of which $1.75 MM will be used to fund the Thomas B. Nusz Endowed Chair for an educator with a petroleum engineering specialization. Read more here.

2013 Newsletter Now Available

The 2013 annual newsletter is now available! Find out all about the exciting developments in the Swalm School Chemical Engineering at this site.