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  • Tang earns NSF CAREER award for research into artificial intelligence

    Tang earns NSF CAREER award for research into artificial intelligence

    An assistant professor in Mississippi State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has earned the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. Bo Tang has earned a $500,000 grant from the NSF to study the lifelong learning capabilities of artificial intelligence systems. The goal of the research project, titled “Career: Towards…

  • ECE professor receives NSF CAREER award

    ECE professor receives NSF CAREER award

    An assistant professor in Mississippi State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has earned the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. Jean Mohammadi-Aragh is receiving nearly $1 million to develop better ways of teaching programming and other computing skills to undergraduate students across the country. The project, titled “CAREER:…

  • El Kadiri named new department head in mechanical engineering

    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…

  • Biomedical engineering student wins prestigious national award

    Biomedical engineering student wins prestigious national award

    For the second time in the last four years, a Mississippi State engineering student has been selected as the recipient of the C. William Hall Scholarship from the Society For Biomaterials. Kaylee Bundy, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering, was presented with the award at the society’s virtual annual meeting on Thursday, April 22. “It…

  • Bagley senior chosen as one of the nation’s top engineering students by ASCE

    Bagley senior chosen as one of the nation’s top engineering students by ASCE

    Senior civil engineering major Jessica Lewis has built up an impressive resume during her time at Mississippi State University. Adding to her growing list of accomplishments, Lewis has been named to the prestigious New Faces of Civil Engineering for 2021 list by the American Society of Civil Engineers. She is one of just 10 college students worldwide…

  • Department of Energy grant helps MSU engineering professor study solar energy

    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…