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CHE Students Honored at Spring Commencement

At the May 11, 2012 graduation ceremony, 47 chemical engineering students were awarded the Bachelor of Science degree. Several of those students were recognized at a separate awards ceremony within the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering. These awards are supported by the Dow Chemical Company, Henry Family Fund, and Omnova Solutions. The award winners are:…

May 14, 2012


CHE Receives Support from Omnova Solutions for Senior Leadership Awards

The Swalm School of Chemical Engineering is pleased to announce the receipt of a $2,000 grant from Omnova Solutions to be used towards partial support of the senior leadership awards. The department is grateful for this support!

May 9, 2012


Adebola Coker Receives Scholarship

CHE graduate student Adebola Coker has been selected as one of the first recipients of the Tim & Christy Duncan Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship. Congrats, Bola!

April 26, 2012


Bill Elmore Inducted Into Teaching Academy

The Bagley College of Engineering inducted Dr. Bill Elmore into the 2012 Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Congrats Dr. E! More information is available at the Bagley College of Engineering news story here.

April 26, 2012


Business Plan Team Recognized

A team of students has won 3rd place in the energy business plan competition. The team consisted of CHE graduate student Adebola Coker and Hien Nguyen, CHE exchange student Luis Gutierrez, and biological sciences graduate student Sara Shields-Menard. Their plan focused on commercialization of a licensed technology for biofuels production. Great job!

April 26, 2012


Rebecca Toghiani and Bill Elmore Recognized

IMAGE (Increasing Minority Access to Graduate Education), NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers), and the Office of Diversity in BCoE has announced the 2012 Faculty and Staff Appreciation honorees.  The recipients were be honored at a reception on April 23rd. Two CHE faculty were recognized: Dr. Rebecca Toghiani and Dr. Bill Elmore. Congratulations!

April 25, 2012


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


AIChE Elects New Officers

The AIChE student chapter has elected new officers for the 2012-2013 school year. Congratulations to the following students: Presidents:                              Sarah Heintz and Hannah Weems VP-External:                           Kelsey LeSaicherre VP-Internal:                            Alex Carrubba Secretary:                                Liza Nalley Treasurer:                               Scott Adkins Engineering Council Reps:     Liz Rayfield; Michael Harper; Zach Morton AICHE…

April 16, 2012


NOBBChE Elects New Officers

The student chapter of the National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers recently elected new officers. Congratulations! Faculty Advisor, Hossein Toghiani President, Breyounga Jackson Vice President, Tiffany Cole Secretary/Treasurer, Lennon Martin

April 13, 2012


Two CHE Students Inducted into Hall of Fame

Two senior chemical engineering students, Mary Ann Murdock, and Phillip Jamison, were inducted into the Bagley College of Engineering Student Hall of Fame at a ceremony on April 12th. Mary Ann and Phillip joined 4 other engineering students who were inducted into this year’s prestigious class. Congratulations!

April 13, 2012