Chemical engineer earns competitive NSF CAREER grant

Dr. Santanu Kundu invited speaker, American Chemical Society Conference

Dr. Santanu Kundu was invited to speak at the Supramolecular Assembly and Gelation in Organic Solvents session of the 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX.  His talk was entitled “Deformation behavior of a strain stiffening gel”

Dr. Neeraj Rai Secures Computer Time

Dr. Neeraj Rai has received 250,000 core hours of computer simulation time at Argonne National Lab for his research!

Dr. Bill Elmore Wins Advising Award

Congrats to Dr. Bill Elmore who was named recipient of the 2014 Irvin Atly Jefcoat Advising Award for faculty!

Dr. Todd French Receives Funding

Dr. Todd French has received $2,518 from the University of Connecticut to perform glycerol fermentation experiments at the Renewable Fuels and Chemical Laboratory at Mississippi State.

Nusz Family Gift Supports Engineering

Tommy and Terri Nusz have donated $12.3 MM to the Infinite Impact Campaign at Mississippi State University. The gift includes $4 MM for engineering, of which $1.75 MM will be used to fund the Thomas B. Nusz Endowed Chair for an educator with a petroleum engineering specialization. Read more here.

Biofuels Research Described in Innovation Article

The Clarion-Ledger published an article about innovation in state research universities. The story described biofuels research by Dr. Todd French of the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering. The full story is here.

AIChE Student Chapter Profiled

The student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers was profiled on the Mississippi State University home page, in recognition of their 13th Consecutive Outstanding Student Chapter Award. You can see the story here. Congratulations!

Faculty Search in Chemical Engineering

FACULTY POSITION MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY The Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering at Mississippi State University invites applications for up to four tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, with the appointments to begin August 16, 2014. Applicants must have a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, with a Ph.D. in […]

Shumaker Selected for Presidential Commission

CHE Office Associate Sandra Shumaker has been appointed to the President’s Council for the Status of Minorities at Mississippi State. She will serve for three years. Congratulations, Sandra!