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Mississippi Students Eye Rocket Record

The Space Cowboys, Mississippi State University rocketry team, recently won the 2015 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition in Green River, Utah. The competition involved more than 70 universities from seven countries, including teams from US engineering strongholds such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Michigan. The team of 23, most of whom… Read More »

October 19, 2015 in Awards & Recognition

Two professors welcomed into BCoE Academy

STARKVILLE, Miss. — The Bagley College of Engineering inducted two new members into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Islam El-adaway, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Andrew Walters, an instructor of aerospace engineering, were announced as the newest members during a May ceremony at Old Waverly in West Point, Mississippi. The inductees… Read More »

May 14, 2014 in Awards & Recognition, Faculty, News

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 »

May 2, 2014 in Awards & Recognition, News, Undergraduate

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… Read More »

April 11, 2014 in Alumni, Awards & Recognition, News

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… Read More »

February 20, 2014 in Awards & Recognition, Faculty, News

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 »

February 15, 2014 in Faculty, Graduate, News, Undergraduate

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 »

November 7, 2013 in Alumni, News, Undergraduate

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… Read More »

October 21, 2013 in Awards & Recognition, Faculty, News

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 »

August 28, 2013 in Graduate, News, Undergraduate

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 »

August 26, 2013 in Graduate, News, Undergraduate