Alumni

Bagley alumna earns national award from STEM organization

Headshot of Mississippi State alumna Edith Martinez-Guerra

Mississippi State University engineering alumna Edith Martinez-Guerra was recently selected as one of 12 Military and Civilian Heroes for 2019 by Great Minds in STEM. Each year, Great Minds in STEM, also known as the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation, actively recognizes Hispanic professionals in STEM who serve as role models for the next…

August 23, 2019


Sullivan wins prestigious aerospace association award

Aerospace engineering professor Rani Sullivan has been chosen as the 2019 recipient of the Hermann Oberth Award by the Greater Huntsville Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The award is presented each year to a section member in recognition of outstanding individual scientific achievement or for the promotion and advancement of the…

June 19, 2019


Link: At 82, professor emeritus Bill Jones still helping MSU crank out engineers

From The Commercial Dispatch: A stack of papers sits on a desk beside Bill Jones’ laptop in his Greensboro Street home in Starkville. The final exams for his 70 mechanical engineering students at Mississippi State University represent, by Jones’ estimate, about 15 hours of meticulous grading work he knocked out between Friday afternoon and Sunday…

May 7, 2019


Engineering grad student, assistant professor recognized at PCSW awards ceremony.

Five outstanding women, two of whom were from the Bagley College of Engineering, were recognized at Mississippi State during the annual President’s Commission on the Status of Women Awards ceremony.

April 12, 2019


Bagley alumnus recognized for educational leadership at engineering conference

Mississippi State University alumnus Xavier Harris was recently recognized for his educational leadership at the Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) Conference. Harris, an Air Force captain and chemistry instructor at the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School, was named to the conference’s list of 2019 Science Spectrum Trailblazers. He is a 2014 industrial…

April 4, 2019


Bagley honors 2019 class of Distinguished Fellows, selects Emerging Leader

Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering recently honored 10 alumni for their accomplishments and commitment to the field of engineering at the college’s 2019 Distinguished Fellows Awards Banquet. Nine alumni were selected as Distinguished Fellows while one alumna was selected as the recipient of the college’s first-ever Emerging Leader Award. “Each of the alumni…

March 28, 2019


Several Bagley alums to be recognized by MSU Alumni Association

Mississippi State will recognize engineering graduate and businessman Richard A. Rula of Ridgeland, as its national alumnus of the year during Friday [March 1] campus ceremonies during the 2019 MSU Alumni Association awards banquet.

February 28, 2019


Bagley alumna elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Bagley alumna Jane McKee Smith, a senior research scientist with the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Election to the Academy is one of the highest professional distinctions bestowed to an engineer.

February 22, 2019


Aerospace engineering professor, alumna receive international top paper honor from Institution of Mechanical Engineers

A Mississippi State University Bagley College of Engineering professor and a recent graduate have been named recipients of the 2018 George Stephenson Gold Medal, awarded for the best original paper published by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

February 1, 2019


MSU breaks ground on Richard A. Rula Engineering and Science Complex

Construction on the Richard A. Rula Engineering and Science Complex at Mississippi State University is officially underway after today’s [Dec. 7] groundbreaking ceremony on the MSU campus.

December 7, 2018