Dr. Hossein Toghiani has received $22,000 and Dr. Santanu Kundu has received $10,000 – both of these are seed grants to collaborate with researchers at the Raspet Flight Research Laboratory. These are collaborative projects and involve faculty and staff across campus.
At the Senior Awards Convocation on May 10th, several CHE students were presented with awards. The AIChE service awards in honor of Dr. Lightsey and Dr. Jefcoat, were given to CHE students Sarah Heintz, Hannah Weems, Kelsey LeSaicherre, Alex Carrubba, Liza Nalley, and Scott Adkins. The Plant Design Awards were also distributed. The first place Read more
CHE PhD student Erick Vasquez completed the requirements and received the materials certificate at a ceremony on May 10th, 2013. Congratulations, Erick! For more information on the materials certificate, look here.
CHE faculty member Dr. Neeraj Rai has received $195,138 from the National Science Foundation for a project titled “S12-CHE Collaborative Research: Developing First Principles Monte Carlo Methods for Reactive Phase and Sorption Equilibria in CP2K Software Suite.” This proposal is submitted by an international research team consisting of Ilja Siepmann, Ben Lynch (University of Minnesota), Read more
The AIChE student chapter elected officers for the 2013-2014 school year. Presidents: Shane Ables and Alex Carrubba VP External Relations: Chris Callahan VP Internal Relations: Warren Hem Secretary: Sarah Hunt Treasurer: Deirdre Brockwell ESC Council Reps.: Logan Williams, Frankie Hall, Jeff Rucker, Danielle Winans, Derek Migues, and Rachael Fouasnon Intramural Sports Director: Eric Castleberry Community Read more
The Renewable Fuels Lab was recognized with the 2013 Award for Excellence in Laboratory Safety. The lab is directed by Dr. Rafael Hernandez and Dr. Todd French. The group was nominated by Mr. Bill Holmes, Director of Advanced zinstrumentation. This award is given annually by the Office of Regulatory Compliance and Safety.
CHE graduate student Erick was selected to present his work “Stimuli-responsive biphasic-polymer Janus magnetic nanoparticles prepared via electrostatic interactions and surface-confined ATRP” at the recent 2013 Excellence in Polymer Graduate Research Symposium on April 9, 2013 held in conjunction with the 245th ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Congrats to Dr. Rebecca K. Toghiani on receiving the Bagley College of Engineering Career Award. Dr. Toghiani is recognized for her scholarship, teaching, and service during her tenure at Mississippi State University.
Eight students were recently inducted into the Bagley College of Engineering Student Hall of Fame. This includes Kelsey LeSaicherre, a senior majoring in chemical engineering with a minor in economics. Kelsey’s ultimate goal is to work in the oil industry. As a co-op student, she has been able to do three rotations with Marathon Petroleum Read more
At the MSU I-3 Day, “Investing in Innovation,” Drs. Rudy Rogers and Guochang Zhang were recognized for their patent – System for Stabilizing Gas Hydrates at Low Pressures (8,119,078 – Issued 2/21/12).