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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


BCoE honors alumni for distinguished engineering careers

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Business leaders, public servants and decorated retirees were among the 10 alumni recognized during the Bagley College of Engineering’s annual Distinguished Fellows ceremony this month. “We are extremely proud of these alumni and what they have been able to accomplish in their careers,” said Jerry Gilbert, acting dean of the college of…

March 14, 2013


Two BCoE employees earn MSU Diversity Awards

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Representatives of the Bagley College of Engineering earned two of four awards presented at the university’s annual diversity award program Friday. Rani Sullivan, an associate professor of aerospace engineering, and Angela C. Verdell, director of diversity programs and student development, were presented the 2013 faculty and staff awards, respectively. The awards program…

March 8, 2013


Newman earns lifetime achievement, Fellow recognition from national organizations

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Recognizing his work in fatigue and fracture research, two national organizations honor a Bagley College of Engineering professor’s nearly 50-year career. James C. Newman Jr., the Richard H. Johnson chair of aerospace engineering, received the Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 International Conference on Fatigue Damage of…

January 23, 2013


Four Bagley faculty members selected for national symposium

STARKVILLE, Miss—Four Bagley College of Engineering faculty members are among a small group of educators selected for a national engineering symposium. Islam El-adaway, Bryan Jones, Lesley Strawderman and Rani Sullivan attended the National Academy of Engineering’s fourth Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium held last month in Irvine, Calif. The two and a half day event…

November 1, 2012


Mississippi State names new director for flight laboratory

STARKVILLE, Miss. – An aerospace engineer with extensive experience in aircraft design is the new director of the Raspet Flight Research Laboratory at Mississippi State University. Ratneshwar “Ratan” Jha officially joins the university July 1, at which time he will take on the director’s role and a faculty position within the department of aerospace engineering….

July 2, 2012