CHE Undergraduate Student wins 3rd Place in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Aaron Scoggin from Lawrence, MS presented his research poster “Nanoprecipitation of a Poorly Water Soluble Compound: Oil Red O Nanoparticles” at MSU’s Summer 2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium, and was awarded third place in the Physical Sciences and Engineering category. His research was supported through the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at Mississippi State this […]

Petroleum Experts Donates an Equivalent of Over $2M in Software Donation to Petroleum Engineering Program

Petroleum Experts (Petex) has generously donated educational licenses of their IPM software suite to the Petroleum Engineering Program. This software suit that aims at material balance and analytical simulation, well design and fluid characterization, as well as production optimization packages includes Prosper, GAP, PVTP, MBAL, REVEAL and RESOLVE, along with maintenance and support. This generous donation from Petroleum Experts […]

MSU AIChE student chapter receives 15th consecutive annual Outstanding Student Chapter award

The Mississippi State student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has received its 15th consecutive annual Outstanding Student Chapter Award.  Based upon accomplishments in scholarship, leadership and service, our student members have distinguished themselves as one of only 17 chapters selected in 2015 from over 240 AIChE student chapters located around the […]

#HailStateGiving Achievement

A message from Dr. Bill Elmore, Interim Director of the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering: April 20, 2016: Through the vision and determination of our Advisory Board members, the revitalization of the ChE Unit Operations laboratory project was accepted as one of university projects highlighted in the HailStateGiving initiative .  The goal was exceeded and this […]

Petroleum Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Approved

Mississippi State University will be offering a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering effective fall 2015. This will be the 11th undergraduate degree program within the Bagley College of Engineering. The degree will be administered by the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering. The School is initiating faculty searches to be conducted in 2015. […]

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.