Announcement | Bagley College of Engineering

BCoE Announces Biosystems Engineering Name Change

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The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning recently approved the name change of Mississippi State University’s Biosystems Engineering, previously known as Biological Engineering. The new Biosystems Engineering program, housed in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, is focused on science, calculus and physics-based problem-solving in biological systems associated with agricultural and natural resource applications. This…

May 4, 2023

MSU, Tougaloo College sign agreement to expand collaborations, STEM opportunities

Tougaloo and MSU Presidents

October 14, 2022

MSU introduces new Athlete Engineering certificate

Athlete Engineering

Mississippi State University’s industrial and systems engineering research program, Athlete Engineering, has received its certification to create a program for both students and practitioners to continue their studies in the athlete engineering field. The Athlete Engineering research program is in collaboration with Mississippi State Athletics, the Bagley College of Engineering’s industrial and systems engineering department,…

October 13, 2022

Electrical and computer engineering department names new Paul B. Jacob Endowed Chair


Mehmet Kurum has been named the Paul B. Jacob Endowed Chair for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Mississippi State University Bagley College of Engineering. The Paul B. Jacob Endowed Chair honors Mississippi State alum Paul B. Jacob who received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1944. Jacob became a faculty…

September 8, 2022

Mississippi State Libraries to host Innovate State Hackathon on October 29

Hackathon 2022

Mississippi State students are invited to show off their skills and learn new ones at the Innovate State Hackathon. This 24-hour event takes place on October 29. Small teams of coders and makers compete to create winning projects. Teams can access makerspaces on campus and The Idea Shop in downtown Starkville. Electronic components and lumber…

September 2, 2022

Three-time Mississippi State graduate to lead Department of Aerospace Engineering

Rani Warsi Sullivan

The Mississippi State University Department of Aerospace Engineering, located in the Bagley College of Engineering, has named Rani Sullivan as its new department head. Sullivan, an aerospace professor, served as interim head of the aerospace department before beginning the permanent position on July 1, 2022. Sullivan, a three-time graduate from Mississippi State, said she looks…

August 25, 2022

Mississippi teachers take part in Creative Science Through Inquiry Workshop

K-12 Teacher Workshop

Ten teachers from across the state of Mississippi broadened their knowledge of STEM and how to incorporate it into their classrooms through Bagley College of Engineering’s Creative Science Through Inquiry Teacher Workshop. From June 20 through June 24, participating teachers took part in a variety of content areas, including electromagnetic spectrum, polymer science and catalysis…

August 23, 2022

MSU Bagley College of Engineering announces Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Endowed Professorship

Adrian Sescu

Adrian Sescu, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been named to the Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Endowed Professorship for the Mississippi State University Bagley College of Engineering. The Bagley College of Engineering honors the efforts of companies and individuals in the public and private sector who have made great efforts to the field…

August 17, 2022

MSU Richard A. Rula School of Civil and Environmental Engineering names new director

Isaac Howard

Isaac L. Howard has been named director of the Richard A. Rula School of Civil and Environmental Engineering starting July 1, 2022. Howard began his teaching at Mississippi State in 2006 as an assistant professor. A few years later, he was promoted to associate professor and became a full professor and endowed chair. Howard served…

August 15, 2022

Bagley Bound Newsletter – May 2022

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Schedule A Visit • Apply Now How is it May already? This year has flown by, and I hope you future bulldogs have enjoyed your school year to the fullest! As we prepare for the summer and our new students joining us this summer and fall, there are some updates that we have for everyone! Below…

May 16, 2022