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 […]

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 […]