Rai Receives NSF Grant

CHE faculty member Dr. Neeraj Rai has received $195,138 from the National Science Foundation for a project titled “S12-CHE Collaborative Research: Developing First Principles Monte Carlo Methods for Reactive Phase and Sorption Equilibria in CP2K Software Suite.” This proposal is submitted by an international research team consisting of Ilja Siepmann, Ben Lynch (University of Minnesota), […]

AIChE Elects Officers for 2013-2014

The AIChE student chapter elected officers for the 2013-2014 school year. Presidents: Shane Ables and Alex Carrubba VP External Relations: Chris Callahan VP Internal Relations: Warren Hem Secretary: Sarah Hunt Treasurer: Deirdre Brockwell ESC Council Reps.: Logan Williams, Frankie Hall, Jeff Rucker, Danielle Winans, Derek Migues, and Rachael Fouasnon Intramural Sports Director: Eric Castleberry Community […]

Renewable Fuels Lab wins Safety Award

The Renewable Fuels Lab was recognized with the 2013 Award for Excellence in Laboratory Safety. The lab is directed by Dr. Rafael Hernandez and Dr. Todd French. The group was nominated by Mr. Bill Holmes, Director of Advanced zinstrumentation. This award is given annually by the Office of Regulatory Compliance and Safety.

Erick Vasquez Selected for Symposium

CHE graduate student Erick was selected to present his work “Stimuli-responsive biphasic-polymer Janus magnetic nanoparticles prepared via electrostatic interactions and surface-confined ATRP” at the recent 2013 Excellence in Polymer Graduate Research Symposium on April 9, 2013 held in conjunction with the 245th ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Dr. R Honored with College Career Award

Congrats to Dr. Rebecca K. Toghiani on receiving the Bagley College of Engineering Career Award. Dr. Toghiani is recognized for her scholarship, teaching, and service during her tenure at Mississippi State University.

Kelsey LeSaicherre Inducted into Student Hall of Fame

Eight students were recently inducted into the Bagley College of Engineering Student Hall of Fame. This includes Kelsey LeSaicherre, a senior majoring in chemical engineering with a minor in economics. Kelsey’s ultimate goal is to work in the oil industry. As a co-op student, she has been able to do three rotations with Marathon Petroleum […]

Drs. Rudy Rogers and Guochang Zhang Recognized

At the MSU I-3 Day, “Investing in Innovation,” Drs. Rudy Rogers and Guochang Zhang were recognized for their patent – System for Stabilizing Gas Hydrates at Low Pressures (8,119,078 – Issued 2/21/12).

Society of Petroleum Engineers Supports CHE

The chemical engineering program has received $10,000 from the Delta Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. These funds will be used to support energy related education and student scholarships.

Biofuels Research Highlighted in “Our State” Video

Biofuels research in the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering were highlighted in the April 12th edition of Our State. This research work is supported by various agencies and corporations and has resulted in a large number of peer-reviewed journal publications and graduate degrees. The technology has also been licensed as indicated in more detail in […]

CHE Undergraduate Caterina Tran Inducted

Congratulations to CHE senior Caterina Tran who was inducted into the MSU Society of Scholars!