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Bagley faculty member has letter on disaster response published in Science Magazine

A Mississippi State civil engineering faculty member who researches resilience against extreme events and natural hazards is responding to lessons learned from California’s deadly Camp Fire by outlining how to utilize the power of data to help improve disaster response and minimize economic loss and human harm in similar events.

January 10, 2019


Bagley student wins award at regional conference

Bagley College of Engineering graduate student Tim Murphy was recently honored with the Barry Dempsey Bituminous Technical Contribution of the Year award at the Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference. Murphy is a distance education student studying construction materials through Bagley’s civil & environmental engineering department. “We are very proud of Tim’s accomplishments,” said Isaac Howard, professor…

January 8, 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


MSU’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders wins one of four Excellence in Community Engagement awards

Mississippi State is recognizing four major outreach projects with inaugural Excellence in Community Engagement Awards.

December 7, 2018


MSU announces Rula as 2019 national alumnus

Mississippi State University is honoring construction industry leader Richard A. Rula with its highest alumni honor. In a campus ceremony on March 1, 2019, the longtime Ridgeland resident will be recognized formally as the university’s 2019 National Alumnus.

December 4, 2018


Bagley students initiated into engineering honor society

The Mississippi State University chapter of Tau Beta Pi recently welcomed 40 Bagley College of Engineering students into its ranks. Tau Beta Pi is the second-oldest honor society in the United States. In order to join, students must be in the top eighth of their junior class or top fifth of their senior class, making…

November 28, 2018


Amazon manager to give Engineering Innovation Talk

After years in an academic environment, many college graduates can find it challenging when they transition into the workforce. But one accomplished Mississippi State University alumna will return to campus this week to offer advice on how students can use their academic skills to succeed in the workplace. Nashlie Sephus, a software development manager with…

October 29, 2018


Link: The risk of ‘cascading’ natural disasters is on the rise

Civil and environmental engineering associate professor Farshid Vahedifard co-authored a story in The Conversation about how natural disasters can make future disasters worse.

October 22, 2018


Bagley recognizes 11 faculty members with endowed positions

Eleven faculty members from six different departments who hold endowed positions were recently recognized by the Bagley College of Engineering. Five were honored with endowed chairs while six hold endowed professorships. Additionally, five of the positions went to female faculty. Related: See photos from the DAC dinner. “We have an outstanding group of faculty within…

October 10, 2018


Vahedifard outlines a risk framework to consider how natural hazards cascade with a domino effect to worsen disasters

A Mississippi State endowed faculty member says that while the U.S. is seeing a spike in the occurrence of natural hazards, such as wildfire and drought, increased impacts are being felt around the world from events that compound on one another, causing a cascading effect.

September 28, 2018