Awards & Recognition

NSF survey: MSU remains highest-ranked research university in state

December 14, 2017


Mississippi Public Universities play large role in aerospace industry

November 10, 2017


Mississippi Students Eye Rocket Record

The Space Cowboys, Mississippi State University rocketry team, recently won the 2015 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition in Green River, Utah. The competition involved more than 70 universities from seven countries, including teams from US engineering strongholds such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Michigan. The team of 23, most of whom…

October 19, 2015


Two professors welcomed into BCoE Academy

STARKVILLE, Miss. — The Bagley College of Engineering inducted two new members into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Islam El-adaway, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Andrew Walters, an instructor of aerospace engineering, were announced as the newest members during a May ceremony at Old Waverly in West Point, Mississippi. The inductees…

May 14, 2014


Aerospace students excel at AIAA regional conference

Mississippi State students earned recognition for their academic talent and communication skills at a regional aerospace conference. The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) held its Southeast Regional Student Conference at the University of Memphis earlier this year.  Bagley College of Engineering students earned awards in three of the six recognized categories. “The work…

May 2, 2014


Retired professors, alumni establish endowed scholarships in Bagley College

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Two retired engineering professors and Mississippi State alumni have established new scholarships in the Bagley College of Engineering. The Philip and Susan Bridges scholarships in will benefit students in aerospace engineering and computer science and engineering – departments they have served for more than 20 years. A $2,000 scholarship in each department…

April 11, 2014


MSU’s Sullivan named Diversity Educator of the Year

STARKVILLE, Miss.–Rani Warsi Sullivan, a Mississippi State associate professor of aerospace engineering, today [Feb. 20] was named the 2014 Diversity Educator of the Year by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. The board celebrated Black History Month with a ceremony in Jackson and honored university faculty and staff from colleges and…

February 20, 2014


Mississippi State’s Bagley College adds National Academy member to faculty

STARKVILLE, Miss. – A member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has joined the faculty ranks in the Bagley College of Engineering. Michael I. Baskes has recently been named a professor of aerospace engineering and special assistant to the dean. “I am delighted that my first hire is our first NAE member at Mississippi State,” said…

October 21, 2013


MSU Space Cowboys excel at national competition

STARKVILLE, Miss.— The Mississippi State University Space Cowboys rocket team impressed judges at this year’s NASA’s University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) competition. The Space Cowboys placed fifth out of 25 teams from across the nation. The team also won the Design Review Award for the best combination of written reviews and formal presentations during competition….

July 17, 2013


MSU’s EcoCAR 2 team shows Bulldog ‘can-do spirit’ at competition

MSU’s EcoCAR 2 team shows Bulldog ‘can-do spirit’ at competition

May 24, 2013