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October 8, 2018


Scottish engineering firm renews $2 million software donation

October 5, 2018


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…

June 25, 2018


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…

June 6, 2018


IHS donates software to the PTE program

Significant gift will enable next generation of geoscientists and engineers to learn using industry standard tools and technology; ensure faculty has resources for research. 04/04/2016 – Petroleum Engineering students at Mississippi State University will now have access  to educational licenses of Harmony, WellTest and Perform, thanks to a generous donation from IHS Inc. (www.ihs.com), the leading source of critical information…

April 5, 2016


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….

December 16, 2014


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!

February 21, 2014


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!

February 18, 2014


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.

December 11, 2013


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.

December 10, 2013