Undergraduate - Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering - Bagley College of Engineering

MSU announces 22 students as newest Presidential Scholars

October 6, 2021


Chemical engineering undergraduate research assistants make a strong showing at the 2021 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Chemical engineering undergraduate students and their faculty advisors have been busy with research endeavors over the summer.  On August 4th, they showcased their results at the 2021 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, which was hosted by MSU’s Judy & Bobby Shackouls Honors College.  Over 100 posters were presented by undergraduate research assistants, and CHE students received…

August 10, 2021


Chemical Engineering Newsletter, July 2021

July 27, 2021


Register now for the Swalm Research Symposium

The Swalm Research Symposium will highlight current research activities in the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering within Mississippi State’s Bagley College of Engineering. The agenda will include oral presentations by graduate students and postdoctoral researchers as well as a poster session by undergraduate researchers.

July 15, 2021


Undergraduate Research Highlight – Produced Water Treatment Research

Dr. Maryam Mirabolghasemi, an assistant professor in the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, and Clayton Dickerson, a recent graduate with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, created a case study of oilwell produced water treatment, comparing the economics of modern treatment technologies and beneficial reuse of the high-salinity water to the deep well disposal…

June 15, 2021


AIChE Conference Highlight – Time Management and Work-Life Balance in ChemE Careers

“Time Management and Work-Life Balance in ChemE Careers” was a panel moderated by Victoria Muir from the Young Professionals Committee at the 2020 AIChE Annual Student Conference. These topics are important to me since I will be graduating in May 2020.  If time management and work-life balance are not satisfactory in my early career, then…

June 15, 2021


AIChE Conference Highlight – Persistence and the Art of Managing Rejection

“Every rejection, challenge, loss and failure is a gift to make me stronger and more persistent, agile, efficient, creative, productive, and aware.” – Alaina Levine “Persistence and the Art of Managing Rejection” was presented by Alaina Levine of Quantum Success Solutions at the 2020 AIChE Annual Student Conference. After making the summary statement highlighted above,…

June 15, 2021


AIChE Conference Highlight – Optimize Your Internship

“Optimize Your Internship” was presented by Alaina Levine of Quantum Success Solutions at the 2020 AIChE Annual Student Conference. An internship is any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession. Internships benefit organizations by providing an inexpensive way to audition talent when compared to full-time positions. They…

June 15, 2021


AIChE Conference Highlight – The First Five Years

“Once you get into the working world, there are so many other definitions of success outside of your GPA.” – Austin Lin “The First Five Years” was a panel discussion at the 2020 AIChE Annual Student Conference that the AIChE Management Division sponsored.  The first five years of your career are about adapting, transitioning, and…

June 15, 2021


AIChE Conference Highlight – Creativity and Grit: Coping with a Difficult Job Market

“Creativity and Grit: Coping with a Difficult Job Market,” one of the presentations at the 2020 AIChE Annual Student Conference, communicated the importance of technical aptitude, leadership capability, soft skills, and hard work in figuring out one’s next step after graduation. Andrea Wright, a chemical engineer with ExxonMobil in Baytown, TX, spoke on this subject…

June 15, 2021