Student rocketry team captures success in NASA competition

STARKVILLE—Mississippi State’s Space Cowboys rocketry team blasted past the competition in this year’s NASA-sponsored University Student Launch Initiative (USLI). The team finished second overall out of a field of 40 teams. It also earned the Best Science Mission Directorate Payload Award and an honorable mention for their education engagement activities. “Over the last several years,… Read More »

Bagley College inducts new class into hall of fame

STARKVILLE, Miss. –Six academic and student-life leaders now hold membership in the Bagley College of Engineering’s Student Hall of Fame. Each year, faculty, staff and student organizations nominate students for hall of fame consideration. Inductees are chosen based on academics, leadership, work accomplishment, recommendation letters, and an interview with the selection committee. The BCoE Student… Read More »

Students earn multiple honors at regional aerospace conference

Starkville, Miss. – Aerospace students from the Bagley College of Engineering brought home multiple awards from the recent American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region II conference in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Hosted by the student chapters from Embry-Riddle University and the Florida Institute of Technology, the event featured more than 240 participants from 13… Read More »

BCoE hosts successful conference, earns multiple honors

Starkville, Miss.— The Bagley College of Engineering (BCoE) recently hosted more than 170 engineering educators from across the Southeastern United States. Representing more than 40 institutions of higher learning, they gathered on Mississippi State’s campus for the annual conference of the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Southeastern Section. The three-day event focused on the… Read More »

Aerospace senior selected for internship in Washington, D.C.

Starkville, Miss. – A Mississippi State University engineering student becomes the first student from the Magnolia State selected for a prestigious summer internship in the nation’s capitol. Michael Barton, a senior in aerospace engineering, has been selected from a nation-wide pool of applicants for a Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internship with the National Research… Read More »

Five engineering majors among Spirit of State honorees

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Five Bagley College of Engineering (BCoE) students have been honored with Mississippi State’s premier student award. Michael Barton, Palara Grant, Emily Nations, Daniel Snyder, and Marlon Taylor were among 22 students from across the university who received Spirit of State Awards during a Super Bulldog Weekend ceremony. Spirit of State Award winners… Read More »

Cowboys bring home conference honors

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Members from the Mississippi State University Space Cowboys team corralled several honors at the 62nd annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Regional Student Conference. The rocketry team members earned first place in the university outreach category for their presentation about the team’s community outreach efforts and tied for third place in… Read More »

Engineering students design, build, soar above competition

Mississippi State students engineer another successful year at the Unmanned Air Systems Competition through teamwork and autonomous flight. The 10-member student team, named Xipiter, placed second overall at the eighth annual student Unmanned Air Systems Competition by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. They rose above 21 other peer institutions such as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical… Read More »

Bagley College of Engineering student team rockets to success

The Mississippi State Space Cowboys, an undergraduate student rocket design team, recently placed second in NASA’s University Student Launch Initiative. The annual rocketry challenge designed by NASA is a national competition created to motivate and excite the next generation of tech-savvy, “sky-minded” American engineers and scientists. “The stipulation for the competition is to build a… Read More »

National organization helps fund students’ further education

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Economic woes will not prevent three Mississippi State students from pursuing engineering degrees. Each Bagley College of Engineering student has earned financial support from the world’s largest engineering honor society. Tau Beta Pi has awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Michael Barton, a senior in aerospace engineering. William Cleveland, aerospace and computer engineering,… Read More »