Awards & Recognition

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


MSU team wins IT FLIES competition

A team of undergraduate aerospace engineering majors won the international 2013 IT FLIES Annual Aircraft and Handling USA Flight Simulation Competition. The first place finish earned the five-member team $1,000 and a year’s free membership in the Royal Aeronautical Society. Nine teams from the United States and the United Kingdom competed in the April 13…

May 18, 2013


MSU’s EcoCAR 2 team returns to automotive engineering competition

MSU’s EcoCAR 2 team returns to automotive engineering competition

May 17, 2013


Newman earns 2013 SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Mississippi State University has made James C. Newman Jr. its recipient of the 2013 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award. The SEC Faculty Achievement Award program is designed to honor faculty from each of the conference’s 14 member-institutions for outstanding work in teaching and scholarship. The selected professors serve as role models for other faculty as…

May 7, 2013


Four faculty earn ‘distinguished’ status from Bagley College

Four Bagley College of Engineering (BCoE) faculty members have become the newest members the college’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Amy Barton, Isaac Howard, Pedro Mago, and James Martin have been inducted into the college’s prestigious society. The four inductees were selected based on nomination letters written by students and colleagues. These letters highlighted the faculty…

May 3, 2013


Five faculty earn endowed positions within Bagley College

Five faculty members have earned new endowed professorship and chair positions in the Bagley College of Engineering. Jenny Du, Isaac L. Howard, Jonathan W. Pote, David S. Thompson Hossein Toghiani formally accepted these positions April 23 at the Faculty Excellence Dinner. There are 17 endowed chair positions and 14 endowed professorships within the BCoE, each…

May 1, 2013