Faculty

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


Mississippi State recognized as one of nation’s top research universities

The Carnegie Foundation has released an update of the influential Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and Mississippi State is designated as a “Very High Research Activity” doctoral university.

December 18, 2018


Hamilton awarded 2018 SIGAda Distinguished Service Award

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has awarded Mississippi State’s Drew Hamilton the prestigious 2018 SIGAda Distinguished Service Award.

November 26, 2018


Mississippi State set to compete in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

Mississippi State University has been invited for the fifth consecutive time to participate in the nation’s premier automotive engineering competition.

October 26, 2018


Babski-Reeves selected to lead national ergonomics organization

Bagley College of Engineering associate dean Kari Babski-Reeves has been elected as president of the board of directors for the Board of Certified Professional Ergonomists. Babski-Reeves will serve a one-year term as president after having been elected by the board to lead the organization. She recently completed a one-year term as board secretary and is…

October 22, 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


Three mechanical engineering professors recognized

Three mechanical engineering faculty members at Mississippi State University were recently honored with endowed positions from the Bagley College of Engineering. Associate professor Heejin Cho received the Tennessee Valley Authority Professorship in Energy Systems and the Environment, while associate professor Tonya Stone was awarded the newly-created Dr. Oswald Rendon-Herrero Diversity Professorship. Additionally, associate professor Yucheng…

September 14, 2018


Link: Barrier islands protect coasts from storms, but are vulnerable too

Anna Linhoss, an assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering in Mississippi State’s Bagley College of Engineering, discusses why barrier islands are important in The Conversation.

September 14, 2018