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 […]

CHE Undergraduate Student wins 3rd Place in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Aaron Scoggin from Lawrence, MS presented his research poster “Nanoprecipitation of a Poorly Water Soluble Compound: Oil Red O Nanoparticles” at MSU’s Summer 2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium, and was awarded third place in the Physical Sciences and Engineering category. His research was supported through the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at Mississippi State this […]

Petroleum Experts Donates an Equivalent of Over $2M in Software Donation to Petroleum Engineering Program

Petroleum Experts (Petex) has generously donated educational licenses of their IPM software suite to the Petroleum Engineering Program. This software suit that aims at material balance and analytical simulation, well design and fluid characterization, as well as production optimization packages includes Prosper, GAP, PVTP, MBAL, REVEAL and RESOLVE, along with maintenance and support. This generous donation from Petroleum Experts […]

MSU AIChE student chapter receives 15th consecutive annual Outstanding Student Chapter award

The Mississippi State student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has received its 15th consecutive annual Outstanding Student Chapter Award.  Based upon accomplishments in scholarship, leadership and service, our student members have distinguished themselves as one of only 17 chapters selected in 2015 from over 240 AIChE student chapters located around the […]

#HailStateGiving Achievement

A message from Dr. Bill Elmore, Interim Director of the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering: April 20, 2016: Through the vision and determination of our Advisory Board members, the revitalization of the ChE Unit Operations laboratory project was accepted as one of university projects highlighted in the HailStateGiving initiative .  The goal was exceeded and this […]

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. […]

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!