Chemical and Petroleum Engineering: Growth Continues

Peyton Johnson With the 2017-2018 school year in full swing, the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering is continuing to display growing numbers in undergraduate enrollment and graduates. From 2016 to 2017, the number of enrollees and graduating seniors have increased in both chemical and petroleum engineering, as well as a growing faculty. In the fall […]

The Memorial Fundraiser

By: Megan McNerny The Memorial Fundraiser in honor of Dr. Rebecca Toghiani was held on October 31st from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the Drill Field. AIChE raised over $370 to fund a plaque in memory of the late professor. A majority of the baked goods were sold, but the best seller was hot […]

Faculty Interview/Bio: Dr. Dong Meng

By: Cindy Ly Professor Dong Meng is a seasoned Chemical Engineer who joined the MSU family as an Assistant Professor in 2015.  His research and programming experience are supported by the papers he has had published such as Crazing of Nanocomposites with Polymer-Tethered Nanoparticles and Reentrant Equilibrium Disordering in Nanoparticle–Polymer Mixtures (a link to the […]

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 […]

AIChE Service Projects

By: Rhiannon Davidson AIChE members pride themselves in their service to the community. During the 2016 – 2017 school year, 108 AIChE members volunteered 852 total hours of their time to help those around them. One community service opportunity AIChE participates in every year is Habitat for Humanity. On August 20, 2016, twelve AIChE members helped […]

Dr. Neeraj Rai receives DOE award

Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering’s Assistant Professor, Dr. Neeraj Rai has received a financial award from Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences and DOE Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research for his research on “Probing Condensed Phase Structure and Dynamics in Hierarchical Zeolites and Nanosheets for Catalytic Upgradation of Biomass.” For […]

CHE Student Priscilla Symmes Receives U.S.S. Little Rock Scholarship

Priscilla Symmes—Co-President of our AICHE student Chapter is a second year recipient of the U.S.S. Little Rock Scholarship.  Her grandfather was a member of the crew on the U.S. Cruiser Little Rock built and launched during World War II. The U.S.S. Little Rock Association recognizes scholars among the decendents of crew members and officers assigned […]

AIChE Elects New Leadership Team

By: Andrew Weaver Mississippi State’s local AIChE chapter recently held elections for its officer positions. Eleven chemical engineering students ran for the six key positions. Three ran for Co-President, one ran for External Vice-President, three for Internal Vice-President, one for Secretary and two for Treasurer. Each of the candidates wrote a short bio introducing themselves […]

Meet Blake Carville

By: Megan McNeary Mr. Blake Carville holds the title of Finished Catalysts Manager and Scale-up Manager specializing in Synthesis and Polymer Solutions at Albemarle in Baton Rouge, LA. He is originally from Plaquemine, LA.. He is an alumnus of Mississippi State University and graduated in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. After his first […]

A Great Reason to get started in AIChE

A group of Mississippi State’s AIChE chapter members and Dr. Elmore embarked towards San Francisco, CA on November 11, 2016, to attend the national AIChE conference. The conference was hosted inside of the luxurious Hilton Hotel within the Hilton Union Square. Not only did students have the chance to attend one of chemical engineering’s biggest […]