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 […]

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 […]

Halliburton Software Donation to the Petroleum Engineering Program

Halliburton Energy Services, through its Landmark subsidiary, has made a software donation valued at over $3 million to the Bagley College of Engineering in support of the Petroleum Engineering Program. Halliburton is a leading oilfield service provider and its Landmark suite of programs are used around the world in upstream activities. The software includes geosciences, […]

Chemical and Petroleum Engineering: The Numbers

Andrew Weaver The Swalm School of Chemical Engineering is continuing to grow, and undergraduate enrollment has once again reached record numbers. Combined with more students enrolled in coop programs, and more students earning degrees, the program is larger than ever. Swalm School of Chemical engineering undergraduate enrollment has grown steadily since 2005, setting new records […]

AIChE EWB Grant Award

Amy Schemitsch Erin Wynn is a junior in chemical engineering from Hope Hull, Alabama. She currently is vice president of Engineers Without Borders. She joined Engineers Without Borders during her freshman year while she was living in Hull Hall which was the engineering living learning community.She said “one of the mentors of her hall was […]

The Freshman Experience in Chemical Engineering

Peyton Johnson A main source of confusion for chemical engineering freshmen is what to expect career-wise upon graduating. The Dave C. Swalm School of Engineering aims to thwart this potential anxiety by offering a crash course in chemical engineering to freshman students, in which they learn some basic aspects of projects that a chemical engineer […]

Bricka receives Sun Grant

Mark Bricka has been awarded a Sun Grant project for $180,000 through the Department of Transportation titled “The Development and Evaluation of a Cost Effective Catalyst for the Treatment of Syngas Tars Produced from a Woody Biomass”