Summer corrosion course offers practical experience

Each summer, associate professor Mark Bricka offers CHE 4423, Fundamentals of Industrial Corrosion, a chemical engineering elective that has become one of our more popular courses. Corrosion is a major concern that affects almost all industrial processes. Dealing with, or preventing, corrosion in equipment and piping is a significant cost factor for many industries. In […]

MSU takes a large group to the AICHE Southern Regional Conference at LSU

From April 5 to April 7, LSU hosted the AIChE Southern Regional Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mississippi State’s AIChE chapter sent 28 students to the conference to represent chemical engineering at MSU, compete in various competitions, and engage and network with fellow chemical engineering students from across the region. MSU AIChE 2018 Jeopardy team (Top […]

Chemical Engineering Students Represent Mississippi State at National Archery Competition

By: Andrew Weaver In February, chemical engineering students Johnny and Allen Lin were invited to compete in the Intercollegiate Indoor Championship and Vegas Shoot as part of the Mississippi State University Archery Dawgs. Both Johnny and Allen competed alongside skilled archers from around the country including former Olympic athletes. The Vegas Shoot, one of the […]

Girl Scout Engineering Day 2018

By: Rhiannon Davidson  Currently, women hold only 24% of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)-related jobs1. To help balance these areas, the MSU chapter of AIChE holds an annual Girl Scouts Engineering Day AIChE hopes that by exploring various STEM disciplines, young girls will be encouraged to pursue STEM-related degrees in the future. On January 27, […]

Engineers Engaged in E-Week

By: Heather Bouse Every year for a full school week, students from every engineering major come together to compete in friendly competition.  Including a variety of events from social media contests, to dodge ball games, to fun engineering challenges, E-Week hosts activities for everyone to enjoy.  E-week is not just a Mississippi State event but is […]

Ready… Set… Chem-E-Car

Amy Schemitsch and Heather Bouse After eleven years, the Chem-E-Car team is back and ready to win. Chem-E-Car is an annual competition that takes place in the spring during the Regional AIChE Conference. Competing universities each design and construct a small car around the size of a shoebox that is powered by a chemical energy […]

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 […]

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 […]