MSU, MGCCC expand offerings through Engineering on the Coast program

Mississippi State University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are expanding their Engineering on the Coast partnership. MSU President Mark E. Keenum and MGCCC President Mary S. Graham today [Sept. 5] announced a joint industrial engineering program will be added to the electrical and mechanical engineering majors already available at Gulf Coast’s Jackson County Campus…

September 6, 2019

Our People: Caroline Bearden

Many students face uncertainty about their future career path and have difficulty selecting a major. Senior industrial engineering major Caroline Bearden had a few false starts before she was able to find the field that fit her perfectly in the Bagley College of Engineering.

July 8, 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

Link: Escalator etiquette: Should I stand or walk for an efficient ride?

Industrial & Systems Engineering professor Lesley Strawderman looks at the quickest way to get up (or down) an escalator.

March 13, 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

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

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

Three Bagley professors win SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grants

Achievements of the Southeastern Conference’s student-athletes are well known, but many fans may not know that the SEC’s 14 member institutions pack an equally potent academic punch. Thanks to an innovative grant program funded by the conference, 10 Mississippi State University faculty members now are better equipped to collaborate with SEC colleagues from across the…

July 23, 2018

Bagley IISE student chapter earns Gold Award for sixth straight year

For the sixth straight year, Mississippi State University’s Institute for Industrial & Systems Engineers student chapter has earned an IISE Gold Award from the national organization. To qualify for the IISE’s University Chapter Recognition Program, each student chapter must submit a chapter activity report to the organization. The activity report provides a measurement system that…

July 16, 2018

Mississippi State academic paper takes home three awards at national conference

An academic paper written by a team of Mississippi State University engineering researchers and an assistant professor of industrial & systems engineering won three awards at the recent American Society for Engineering Education annual conference and could potentially be selected as the conference’s best overall paper. The paper, titled “Immersive Virtual Training Environment for Teaching…

July 3, 2018