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 […]

Biofuels Camp a Large Success

The Biofuels Camps were part of the activities associated with the Southeast Biofuels and Renewable Energy Conference.  The camps were funded in part by the National Science Foundation and Hearin funds.  They were coordinated and organized by Dr. Rafael Hernandez, and the Emerson Family Center (Elmarie Carr Brooks).  There were separate camps for 6-12 yr […]

Keisha Walters Selected as MSU Representative

Dr. Keisha Walters has been selected to serve as Mississippi State University’s faculty representative in the Phase V Federal Demonstration Partnership (www.thefdp.org), comprised of 120 institutions with at least 10 federal agencies.  The emphasis of Phase V of the FDP is to streamline the processes of research administration with the end goal being to allow the […]

CHE Tailgate Schedule for Fall 2012

We hope that you will join us for the ChE Tailgate prior to  all home games this season.  We don’t worry about weather!!  We will party in the Swalm building (student lounge) beginning 3 hours prior to game time.  Come & enjoy Chef Bill’s (Dr. Bill Elmore!) culinary treats, chat with ChE Director Jason Keith, […]