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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Halliburton Software Donation to the Petroleum Engineering Program

Halliburton Energy Services, through its Landmark subsidiary, has made a software donation valued at over $3 million to the Bagley College of Engineering in support of the Petroleum Engineering Program. Halliburton is a leading oilfield service provider and its Landmark suite of programs are used around the world in upstream activities. The software includes geosciences, […]