Contact Information

Dr. Ellen Lackey

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Mississippi

308 CME
University, MS 38677-1848



  • B.E., Summa Cum Laude, General Engineering
    University of Mississippi, 1990
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering
    University of Mississippi, 1992
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
    University of Mississippi, 1996


  • Gradute Instructor, University of Mississippi (1991-1994)
  • Instructor, Sylvan Learning Center, Jackson, Mississippi (1988-1990)

Recent Publications

  • Lackey, Ellen, Cameron Bosley, Ryan Hedgepeth, and James Vaughan "Characteristic Values of Mechanical Properties of Pultruded Composites when Exposed to Alternating Ultraviolet Light and Condensating Humidity" Proceeding of CAMX 2015 pp. 1-17, 2015
  • G. Portnov, C. E. Bakis, E. Lackey, and V. Kulakov "FRP Reinforcing Bars — Designs And Methods of Manufacture (Review of Patents)" Mechanics of Composite Materials, Vol. 49, No. 4, September, 2013 (Russian Original) Vol. 49, No. 4, July-August, 2013 pp. 382-400.
  • Ellen Lackey, Neerad Shakya, and James G. Vaughan "Comparison of Alkali Solution and Moisture Exposure of Pultruded Composites" Proceedings of ACMA COMPOSITES 2103 p. 1-22, 2013 (Overall Best Paper Award winner)
  • AMCA LRFD Technical Committee of the Pultrusion Industry Council ANSI/PIC-Standard Practice-2011, PIC Code of Standard Practice Industry Guideline, American Composite Manufactures Association, 2012, pp. 1-38
  • Ellen Lackey "Implementation of an Industrial-Based Case Study as the Basis for a Design Project in an Introduction to Mechanical Design Course" Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research Vol 12, No 3 (2011)