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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


Aerospace major helps empower women through new organization

Leeanna Meadows grew up admiring the Blue Angels who flew across the Pensacola sky. She left a history class feeling inspired by the Wright brothers’ first flight. She dreamed about the first steps on the moon. These are the childhood memories of many aerospace engineers who make great contributions to the field today. But what…

February 15, 2014


Jackson native earns alumni-funded scholarship for engineering minorities

STARKVILLE, Miss.— A Bagley College of Engineering student has earned a scholarship funded by two Mississippi State University alumni. Jackson-native DeAnna Brown, a sophomore in aerospace engineering received the SOL Engineering Services LLC Scholarship. SOL owners and BCoE industrial engineering alumni Willie O’Neal Jr. and Derek Starling Sr. established the scholarship in 2008 to promote…

November 7, 2013


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


Bagley College of Engineering Students like to ThinkBig!

STARKVILLE, Miss.— Bagley College of Engineering students gained firsthand experience with research project development during a competition launched last spring. The ThinkBig! competition asked teams of undergraduate and graduate students to develop projects and proposals that showcase both entrepreneurial skill and creative thinking. “We wanted to help stimulate creativity and entrepreneurship in our students by…

August 28, 2013


BCoE teams end year with success, plan for next competitions

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Hoping to build on last year’s successes, many Bagley College of Engineering design teams look to start the fall semester with new members and fresh ideas. Starting tomorrow, August 27, these teams will begin holding interest meetings for students—both engineering and, in many cases, non-engineering majors—who would like to join their efforts…

August 26, 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