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Bagley student wins award at the 2018 AICE student conference

Bagley College of Engineering

Junior chemical engineering major Mayukh Datta recently captured second place for his poster presentation at the 2018 American Institute of Chemical Engineers national student conference. His poster took home runner-up honors in the Environmental Science and Engineering Category II division at the conference, which was held in Pittsburgh. “Winning this award felt amazing. This was…

January 22, 2019


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


Bagley student is one of four Society of Petroleum Engineers members to win Tau Beta Pi scholarship

Mississippi State University senior Ritabrata Santra was recently selected as a Tau Beta Pi Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year. A petroleum engineering major in the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, Santra is one of only four members of the Society of Petroleum Engineers to receive the recognition, which comes with a $2,000 cash scholarship…

November 6, 2018


Society of Petroleum Engineers offers a variety of opportunities to MSU students

There are many opportunities for students all over Mississippi State University’s campus. One of these include the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), whose mission includes providing opportunities for professionals to improve their technical and professional competence in the oil and gas industry. Mississippi State’s chapter of SPE does just this for its members. This organization…

October 24, 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


Our People: Ben Armour

Growing up as the youngest of 12 siblings, family has naturally had a strong influence on Ben Armour. And with a dad and several siblings who are engineers, it’s probably not all that surprising that the native of Laurel chose to enroll in Mississippi State’s Bagley College of Engineering.

October 8, 2018


Scottish engineering firm renews multi-million dollar software donation

For the second time in two years, Scotland-based engineering firm Petroleum Experts (Petex) has donated more than $1.4 million worth of software to the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering at Mississippi State University. Petroleum Experts made their first software donation to Mississippi State in the fall of 2016. “We are extremely grateful to Petroleum Experts…

October 5, 2018


Another year, another national award for AIChe student chapter

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChe) student chapter at Mississippi State University recently received the Outstanding Student Chapter award from the national organization. It marked the 17th time in the last 18 years, and 27th time overall, that the student organization in the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering has been recognized as…

September 20, 2018


Mississippi State University alumna receives award from the Department of the Army

Mississippi State chemical engineering alumna Beth Fleming was recently honored with the Distinguished Executive Award as part of the 2017 Presidential Rank Awards in a ceremony held at the Pentagon. In receiving the Distinguished Executive Award, Fleming, the deputy director of the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC), received the Department of the…

September 10, 2018


Bagley students fare well at local hackathon

A group of computer science students from Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering recently participated in Hack the Future: Between Earth and Sky, a local hackathon sponsored by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Jesse Ables, a graduate student in cyber security from Flora, Mississippi, was part of the second-place team that developed a…

July 31, 2018