CHE Students Receive College Scholarships

A total of 39 CHE freshman students have received scholarships for 4 or 8 semesters, at a level between $750 – $1,500 per semester. The grand total of these awards is $310,000. The CHE School is grateful to the donors of these scholarships, which enable us to attract students of the highest quality.

Marathon Petroleum Supports CHE

Marathon Petroleum has provided a gift of $2,000 to support faculty and instructional activities in the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering. We are grateful for this support which allows for us to maintain the high quality of our teaching and research programs.

2012 Newsletter Now Online

The 2012 CHE Newsletter is now online – click here to view it and have a great holiday season!  

New MDA Awards to CHE Faculty

The Mississippi Development Authority has supported two research projects through KiOR: Step-wise Characterization of KiOR ReCrude (Dr. Keisha Walters, $55,000) Use of Kenaf to Remove Organics from Waters Generated During Bio-Oil Production (Dr. Rafael Hernandez, $40,000)

CHE Undergraduate Chosen as Co-Op of the Year

CHE undergraduate student Kelsey LeSaicherre has been chosen as the 2012 Epting/Mathews Co-Op Student of the Year! Kelsey served three co-op terms with Marathon Petroleum Company. Congratulations, Kelsey!  

Southern Ionics and Henry Family Support Endowments

The Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering has recently received endowment support in several areas. These are: Southern Ionics Incorporated has provided an initial gift of $300,000 towards a pledge of $1,500,000 to fund the Southern Ionics Chair. A national search is expected to begin in the 2013-2014 academic year. The Hunter W. Henry, […]

Todd French to Chair Working Group

Dr. Todd French has been selected to chair the 2012-2013 Energy Working Group at Mississippi State University. This group is composed of researchers from several colleges at the university, including several members from chemical engineering.

AIChE Student Chapter Recognized for the 12th Consecutive Year

Congratulations to the student chapter of AIChE for winning the Outstanding Student Chapter Award for the 12th year in a row! Thanks to the Henry Family for their continued support and the efforts of advisor Dr. Bill Elmore!

ExxonMobil Supports CHE

We are proud to receive a gift of $9,000 from ExxonMobil – to be used to maintain the high quality of our teaching programs.

Dr. Santanu Kundu Obtains Funding for Bio-Related Research

Congratulations to Dr. Santanu Kundu on his $36,000 grant from NSF for his role in the project titled “Mechanical Properties of Pulmonary Mucus.”