May 9, 2022
On April 21, 2022, seven undergraduate students and a Ph.D. candidate became the newest inductees into Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering Student Hall of Fame at the 2022 Distinguished Engineering Recognition Banquet.
The members of the Bagley College of Engineering’s Student Hall of Fame class for 2022 are:
Nirmal Bhatt is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in global engineering leadership who has been accepted into the technology and policy graduate program at MIT. He plans to pursue work as a research analyst for nonprofits or government agencies to aid in the energy transition.
Kailey Clinton is a senior majoring in biomedical engineering with a minor in mathematics and Spanish. Her goal is to become a pediatric hospitalist in academic medicine.
Alyssa Gates is a senior majoring in industrial and systems engineering with a minor in mathematics. She plans to continue her studies, focusing on engineering management, with the goal of working in the healthcare field to eliminate wastes that cause financial burdens on patients.
Serena Liles is a senior majoring in biomedical engineering and biological sciences with a minor in mathematics and microbiology. Her plans for the future include attending medical school.
Caitlin Luke is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering. Her future goals include working in the field of prosthetics and medical device design.
Christopher Robinson is a senior majoring in biomedical engineering with a minor in political science. His plans for the future include working in pediatric cardiology. He also intends on working in the field of science and health policy.
Liv Russell is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering. She plans to pursue her Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and then go on to work in academia, overseeing a research lab.
Soundouss Sassi is a doctoral student majoring in engineering education. She’s previously earned her bachelor’s and master’s in aerospace engineering. Her plans for the future include becoming a human factors engineering expert at NASA.
The Bagley College Student Hall of Fame was established in 2007 to highlight students who display high academic achievement and exemplary leadership skills while engaging in internships, volunteer work and student activities. Students are nominated by faculty, staff, or student organizations.
You can learn more about the many impressive accomplishments of each of this year’s Distinguished Fellows and Emerging Leader in the awards banquet program.
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By Kristen Polk