New York native John Finnegan talks about why he chose Ole Miss Engineering and what he’s learned from his co-op experience with Parker-Hannifin. “Ole Miss is great for the intangibles that an engineer needs.”
Arunachalam Rajendran, mechanical engineering chair and professor, has been honored for his sustained excellence at Ole Miss. This is in recognition of his internationally known research and his dedication to his students.
NFL pro Wesley Walls (general engineering 1991) and his wife established an engineering scholarship geared toward high-achieving students who played sports in high school.
IT specialist Courtney Cadiz (BSME 19) received the CEO award from International Paper for her work on a substantial cost-saving project. She worked at IP as an intern – an experience she encourages.
Coronavirus, COVID-19, uncharted territory, social distancing, flatten the curve, course conversion, Zoom meetings. These words are now forever ingrained in our vocabulary. Our Engineering community has been tremendous during these trying times….
Adam Vonder Harr (BSEE 2014) works as a football research analyst, helping with everything from scouting and personnel decisions to assisting coaches with game planning and player health.
The Mississippi Mineral Resources Institute (MMRI) and Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at Ole Miss are undertaking a geologic mapping and drilling project in Charleston, Mississippi – that’ll help identify economic resources and contribute to scientific research in the region.
Alyssa Revis (BSChE 2013) says that the academic and financial support from Ole Miss led to her successful career at Exxon. Check out how she and her husband Jesse are giving back to their alma maters, helping chemical engineering students. Read more…
Computer science major Rowan Agrawal was one of four U.S. students awarded a scholarship to attend a UN summit on food security in Rome. He discussed the role of technology in dealing with poverty and hunger with global leaders. Read more…
John Brasher (BSChE 12) researches wastewater remediation, nanomaterials and more for use by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He says: “You ask yourself the ‘why’ question over and over until you reach the true point of failure or core problem. I fell in love with this – the ultimate field of ‘why’s.’” Read more…
Briana Dortch, a senior from Memphis, enriched her studies by interning at St. Jude where she helped create programs to diagnose noninsured patients faster and more cheaply. And, to learn about the corporate world, she interned as an IT business consultant for International Paper. Read more…
Four Ole Miss students attended the national SWE conference in California last month – and three walked away with job offers. And, SWE events on campus give students the opportunity to hear from alumnae what it’s like to transition from college to the workplace. Read more…
Jeffrey Ferguson, 2012 mechanical engineering graduate, has pretty much spent the last decade trying to break the 300 mph barrier in a 5,000-pound Trans Am. Read about his journey…
Kaylin Brassfield’s company for video games and graphic novels aimed at a young female market won her the first-place award in the 2019 Mississippi New Venture Challenge. A senior computer science major, Brassfield received $4,500 in funding to support her startup. Read more…
Lance Yarbrough, assistant professor of geology and geological engineering at Ole Miss, spent much of his summer 600 feet below the Hudson River. He was working on a project to build a 2.5-mile-long bypass tunnel for the Delaware Aqueduct, which provides about half of New York City’s water. Read more…
With every step of Leah Timmons’ journey at the University of Mississippi comes a reminder of the words of encouragement her father left her years ago. “He was the one who always told me I could accomplish anything I set out to do.” Proving him right, she’s majoring in international studies and chemical engineering with an emphasis in manufacturing. Read more…
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