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Erick Vasquez Selected for Symposium

CHE graduate student Erick was selected to present his work “Stimuli-responsive biphasic-polymer Janus magnetic nanoparticles prepared via electrostatic interactions and surface-confined ATRP” at the recent 2013 Excellence in Polymer Graduate Research Symposium on April 9, 2013 held in conjunction with the 245th ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

May 9, 2013


Dr. R Honored with College Career Award

Congrats to Dr. Rebecca K. Toghiani on receiving the Bagley College of Engineering Career Award. Dr. Toghiani is recognized for her scholarship, teaching, and service during her tenure at Mississippi State University.

April 25, 2013


Kelsey LeSaicherre Inducted into Student Hall of Fame

Eight students were recently inducted into the Bagley College of Engineering Student Hall of Fame. This includes Kelsey LeSaicherre, a senior majoring in chemical engineering with a minor in economics. Kelsey’s ultimate goal is to work in the oil industry. As a co-op student, she has been able to do three rotations with Marathon Petroleum…

April 24, 2013


Drs. Rudy Rogers and Guochang Zhang Recognized

At the MSU I-3 Day, “Investing in Innovation,” Drs. Rudy Rogers and Guochang Zhang were recognized for their patent – System for Stabilizing Gas Hydrates at Low Pressures (8,119,078 – Issued 2/21/12).

April 24, 2013


Society of Petroleum Engineers Supports CHE

The chemical engineering program has received $10,000 from the Delta Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. These funds will be used to support energy related education and student scholarships.

April 24, 2013


Biofuels Research Highlighted in “Our State” Video

Biofuels research in the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering were highlighted in the April 12th edition of Our State. This research work is supported by various agencies and corporations and has resulted in a large number of peer-reviewed journal publications and graduate degrees. The technology has also been licensed as indicated in more detail in…

April 12, 2013


CHE Undergraduate Caterina Tran Inducted

Congratulations to CHE senior Caterina Tran who was inducted into the MSU Society of Scholars!

April 3, 2013


Hughey and Reynolds Inducted into Bagley College of Engineering Distinguished Fellows

The induction ceremonies for the 2013 class of the Bagley College of Engineering Distinguished fellows took place on March 7, at the Hunter Henry Center. Honorees included Kenneth Hughey and Earl Reynolds. More information about these inductees are included below. As part of their visits, Hughey met with students in CHE 4223 Process Control and…

March 13, 2013


Tommy Joseph Delivers 2013 Hunter Henry Lecture

Mr. Tommy Joseph, Senior Vice President for Manufacturing, Technology, EHS&S, and Global Sourcing at International Paper, delivered the 2013 Hunter Henry Lecture. Mr. Joseph is a 1982 Chemical Engineering graduate of Mississippi State University. During his talk, Mr. Joseph highlighted career opportunities for MSU CHE students and how these opportunities presented themselves to him during…

March 5, 2013


Ben Hartenbower Successfully Defends Master’s Thesis

CHE Graduate student Ben Hartenbower has completed the requirements for his MS degree. His thesis was titled “Fermentation of Glycerol to Biogas Under Isobaric and Variable Pressure Conditions.” Mr. Hartenbower was advised by Dr. Todd French and co-advised by Dr. Rafael Hernandez.

February 15, 2013