Dr. Hossein Toghiani to Work on Clean Energy Technology

Congrats to Dr. Hossein Toghiani for receiving $18,834 of support to work on a cooperative agreement between the U.S. DOE and MSU’s ICET.

Biological Systems Simulation Funding Extended

Dr. Keisha Walters has received $92,266 from the National Science Foundation for her role in the project titled “Multiscale Simulation of Biological Systems.” Congratulations, Dr. Walters!

Bark-Derived Bio-Oil Research Funding Renewed

Dr. Keisha Walters has received $115,157 from the U.S. Department of Energy for a renewal award for the Sustainable Energy Research Center. Dr. Walters will work on the production of stable bio-oil from bark-derived bio-oil.

Chevron Supports ChE Program

The Swalm School of Chemical Engineering has received a $6000 gift from Chevron. We are thankful for this support!

DOE Funding Renewed for Microbial Oils

Dr. Todd French has received $675,924 from the U.S. Department of Energy for a renewal award for the Sustainable Energy Research Center. Dr. French will lead Mississippi State University’s efforts on microbial oil research.

Keisha Walters Selected for Advisory Role

Dr. Keisha Walters has been selected as a representative on the Mississippi State University President’s Commission on the Status of Women. Congratulations, Dr. Walters!

Renewal Funding for Biocrude Research

Dr. Rafael Hernandez has received $1,624,077 from the U.S. Department of Energy for a renewal award for the Sustainable Energy Research Center. Dr. Hernandez will lead Mississippi State University’s efforts on biocrude research.

Dr. Hossein Toghiani Recognized with Endowed Professorship

Dr. Hossein Toghiani has been named the Thomas B. Nusz Endowed Professor for excellence in teaching, research, and service to Mississippi State University. Toghiani’s teaching excellence has led to his induction into the Bagley College of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Teachers in 2007. His research in materials and energy engineering has resulted in significant levels […]

CHE Graduate Student Receives Poster Award

CHE PhD student Kamal Lamichhane Upadhyaya received second place in the student poster contest at the 2012 Southeast Biofuels and Renewable Energy Conference. Kamal’s poster was titled: “Biocrude production by activated sludge using amended pulp and paper wastewater as substrate” Congratulations, Kamal!

High Attendance at Southeast Biofuels and Renewable Energy Conference

The inaugural Southeast Biofuels and Renewable Energy Conference was held on August 8-9 in Jackson, MS. This event was hosted by the Mississippi State University Sustainable Energy Research Center and the Mississippi Biomass and Renewable Energy Council. This conference combined what used to be two separate meetings, and was attended by over 175 attendees from […]