El Kadiri named new department head in mechanical engineering

A world-renowned scholar in the field of mechanical metallurgy has been selected as the new department head for mechanical engineering within Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering. Haitham El Kadiri will assume the position of department head and PACCAR Chair pending approval of the State Board of Trustees, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. He...Continue reading

Concentrated solar power array

Department of Energy grant helps MSU engineering professor study solar energy

An assistant professor in Mississippi State’s Bagley College of Engineering is part of a nationwide team that was awarded a $2.5 million grant from the US Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy through the Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2019 funding program. Like Li, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering...Continue reading

Truax elected to lead national civil engineering organization

The head of Mississippi State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been elected to serve as president of the nation’s leading civil engineering organization. Dennis Truax will be inaugurated as president-elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers at the organization’s annual meeting this fall. He will serve as president-elect of ASCE in...Continue reading