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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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.… Read More »

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

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

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… Read More »

MSU’s EcoCAR 2 team returns to automotive engineering competition

MSU’s EcoCAR 2 team returns to automotive engineering competition

MSU Xipiter earns top ten finish in international competition

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State University’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS) team landed in the top ten at an international competition. Team Xipiter finished tenth overall out of 26 teams that were able to fly during the two-day Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s (AUVSI) student competition. The team finished sixth in flight and placed tenth… Read More »