Awards & Recognition

Dr. Neeraj Rai receives DOE award

Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering’s Assistant Professor, Dr. Neeraj Rai has received a financial award from Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences and DOE Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research for his research on “Probing Condensed Phase Structure and Dynamics in Hierarchical Zeolites and Nanosheets for Catalytic Upgradation of Biomass.” For…

September 18, 2017


CHE Student Priscilla Symmes Receives U.S.S. Little Rock Scholarship

Priscilla Symmes—Co-President of our AICHE student Chapter is a second year recipient of the U.S.S. Little Rock Scholarship.  Her grandfather was a member of the crew on the U.S. Cruiser Little Rock built and launched during World War II. The U.S.S. Little Rock Association recognizes scholars among the decendents of crew members and officers assigned…

August 30, 2017


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…

May 16, 2017


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…

August 5, 2016


Chemical engineer earns competitive NSF CAREER grant

May 9, 2014


Walters earns national award for chemical engineering education

Starkville, Miss. – A member of Mississippi State University’s chemical engineering faculty will be honored this summer by a national engineering education organization. Keisha B. Walters, an associate professor, will receive the Raymond W. Fahien Award from the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Chemical Engineering Division at its June conference in San Antonio, Texas….

April 23, 2012


Three earn scholarships from state petroleum energy society

Three Bagley College of Engineering chemical engineering students are being honored by the Mississippi section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE-Mississippi). At its January meeting, the organization presented each student a $3,000 scholarship to support his education. The three recipients were also recognized for this same honor last year. Each recipient was nominated by…

February 14, 2012


Walters receives NSF funding

Dr. Keisha Walters is part of a collaborative team (Mississippi State University, University of Southern Mississippi, and University of Mississippi Medical Center) that has received $86,395 of funding from the National Science Foundation for a team project “In Vitro Inhalation and Deposition of Polymer-Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles for Validation of Computer Simulated Particulate Distributions in the…

September 8, 2011


Hernandez receives Hearin Faculty Excellence Award

Dr. Rafael Hernandez has been selected to receive a $10,000 Bagley College of Engineering Hearin Faculty Excellence Award.

September 8, 2011


Dr. Walters and Dr. French receive tenure and promotion

Congratulations to recently tenured and promoted Associate Professor Keisha Walters and Associate Professor Todd French, effective Aug 16 2011!

September 8, 2011