Andrew J. Walters

Andrew J. Walters


Office: 311D Walker Engineering Building
P 662.325.3634

Andy Walters received his B.S. (Aerospace Engineering) from Mississippi State University in 1988, his M.S. (Mathematics) from Mississippi State University in 1996, and joined the Aerospace Engineering faculty in 2001. Prior to joining MSU, he worked for 1 year as a systems engineer on the space station program, 5 years in the Structural Strength Branch at NASA-Marshall Flight Center, and he was also an instructor at East Mississippi Community College for 5 years, teaching math and physics.


  • M.S., Mathematics, Mississippi State University, 1996.
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1988.

Teaching Areas

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Structures

Taught Courses

Undergraduate Courses
  • ASE 3213 Mechanics of Deformable Structures
  • EM 2413 Engineering Mechanics I - Statics
  • EM 2433 Engineering Mechanics II - Dynamics
  • EM 3213 Mechanics of Materials

Select Journal Publications

  • Rais-Rohani, M., Walters, A., “Preliminary Assessment of the Emporium Model in a Redesigned Engineering Mechanics Course”, Advances in Engineering Education ASEE, March 2014.

Select Conference Proceedings

  • Rais-Rohani, M., Walters, A., Vizzini, A., “Emporium Based Redesign of Statics: An Innovative Approach to Enhance Learning and Reduce Costs”, 2010 ASEE Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, June 2010.
  • Walters, A., “An Innovative Approach to Teaching Statics Using the Emporium Model”, Creating Futures Through Technology Conference (CFTTC), Biloxi, MS, March 2010.

Honors and Awards

  • NASA Certificate of Appreciation – 1991
  • NASA Group Achievement Award – 1992
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers – 1998
  • Sigma Gamma Tau
  • MSU IMAGE/NSBE Certificate of Appreciation – 2008
  • MSU StatePride Faculty Award – 2011
  • Bagley College of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Teachers – 2014

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ( AIAA ), senior member