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.
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.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has awarded Mississippi State’s Drew Hamilton the prestigious 2018 SIGAda Distinguished Service Award.
Mississippi State University has been invited for the fifth consecutive time to participate in the nation’s premier automotive engineering competition.
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…
Civil and environmental engineering associate professor Farshid Vahedifard co-authored a story in The Conversation about how natural disasters can make future disasters worse.
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…
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.
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…
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.