Bill Holmes Receives 2012 Staff Research Award from the Bagley College of Engineering

Bill Holmes, Director of the Advanced Instrumentation and Mass Spectrometry Laboratory in the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded the 2012 Staff Research Award from the Bagley College of Engineering. Congratulations, Bill!

CHE Students Receive Mississippi Engineering Society Scholarships

CHE Seniors Glyn Freeman, Jr. and Lennon Martin have been awarded scholarships from the Mississippi Engineering Society. Congratulations!

CHE Faculty Recognized for Patent

At the first Mississippi State University Investing In Innovation Conference (held February 21, 2012) CHE faculty Todd French and Rafael Hernandez were recognized for their 2009 patent “Production of Biodiesel and Other Valuable Chemicals from Wastewater Treatment Plant Sludges.” This work was also carried out with MSU faculty member Darrell Sparks (Department of Biochemistry, Molecular […]

Faculty Receive KiOR / MDA Grants

Two faculty in the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering have received grants from KiOR through the Mississippi Development Authority: Keisha Walters, Characterization of KiOR ReCrude Oils Produced from Pine Clear Wood, Bark, Clear Wood/Bark Mixtures, and Other Blend Feedstocks ($51,413) Rafael Hernandez, Use of Biomass to Remove Organics from Waters Generated During Bio-Oil Production ($50,000)

Three earn scholarships from state petroleum energy society

Three Bagley College of Engineering chemical engineering students are being honored by the Mississippi section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE-Mississippi). At its January meeting, the organization presented each student a $3,000 scholarship to support his education. The three recipients were also recognized for this same honor last year. Each recipient was nominated by […]

PhD Alumna Lands Faculty Position

Dr. Sheena Reeves (PhD 2011) has been appointed to the position of Adjunct Instructor at Prairie View A&M. She is currently teaching Thermodynamics I, Materials and Energy Balances, Kinetics and Reactor Design, and Separation Processes. Dr. Reeves will become an Assistant Professor position in Fall 2012 and plans to continue research in the area of […]

CHE Student Jasmine Young’s Family Motto Continues to Pay Off

CHE Student Jasmine Young was featured in a recent issue of Momentum, published by the Bagley College of Engineering. The full article is linked here.

Swalm School Welcomes New Professor

The Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Santanu Kundu as a new faculty member. Please view his website for information about his work at:

Adebola Coker wins award

CHE grad student Adebola Coker has won a winter scholarship award from the Southern Automotive Women’s Forum sponsored by the Manufacturers Industrial Group.

2011 CHE Newsletter Now Online

The 2011 CHE Newsletter is now online – click here to view it and have a great holiday season!