UM Civil Engineering Alumnus Leads Entergy Wholesale Commodities

Following start in UM Naval ROTC and career in Navy, Barrett Green excelling as Entergy's vice president of commercial operations

When Barrett Green (BSCE 90) entered the University of Mississippi in the mid-1980s, his goals were to complete the Naval ROTC program and become a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy. As fate would have it, achieving that milestone was only the first step of a stellar career that spans almost three decades. A nativeRead the story …

Charlie Walter Joins Computer and Information Science Faculty

Assistant professor's goals include incorporating digital security in curricula

A computer security emphasis has been established in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program at the University of Mississippi, thanks, in part, to Charlie Walter, one of two new assistant professors in the Department of Computer and Information Science. Walter, along with assistant professor Charles “Chuck” Fleming, worked to add the optional emphasis.Read the story …

Young Engineers Support Engineering Students

Alyssa and Jesse Revis share their success with UM family

Alyssa and Jesse Revis know how scholarships can transform lives. Financial awards gave each of them the academic opportunities that led to their successful engineering careers. Alyssa Smith Revis graduated with a chemical engineering degree from the University of Mississippi School of Engineering in 2013. Now, just six years later, she and husband Jesse haveRead the story …

UM Students Attend Society of Women Engineers Conference, Host Luncheon

Annual event included networking opportunities, alumni connections

Members of the University of Mississippi chapter of the Society of Women Engineers were busy learning about their future profession both on and off campus in November. Four members attended the SWE annual conference in Anaheim, California, Nov. 7-9. There they networked with notable companies and other engineering students from all over the U.S. “ThreeRead the story …

UM Alumnus Leads ERDC’s Water Development Research Projects

John Brasher helping U.S. Army Corps of Engineers address environmental issues

From finding solutions for wastewater remediation to creating nanomaterials for use by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, John Brasher (BSChE 12) has proven to excel at research. “A huge piece of process engineering is the idea of ‘process improvement,’” said Brasher, a research chemical engineer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineer ResearchRead the story …

General Engineering Major Also Happens to Be Ole Miss’ Quarterback

John Rhys Plumlee in running for SEC Freshman of the Year

The School of Engineering can claim dual-threat Ole Miss Rebels quarterback John Rhys Plumlee as one of its own. The freshman from Hattiesburg is pursuing a Bachelor of Engineering degree. In seven starts and one relief appearance as of Nov. 17, Plumlee had rushed for 789 yards and 11 touchdowns. He ran for 212 yardsRead the story …

Computer Science Major Interns at St. Jude, International Paper

Briana Dortch gained experience as data analyst, IT business consultant during summer internships

Briana Dortch, a computer and information science major at the University of Mississippi, has completed summer internships in Memphis at two world-renowned institutions: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and International Paper. Dortch worked at St. Jude as a data analyst intern last summer. A Memphian herself, Dortch worked closely with physicians to create programs thatRead the story …

Engineering Alumna Named Rhodes Finalist

Chinelo Ibekwe was a semifinalist in 2017 and finalist in 2018

OXFORD, Miss. – For the third straight year, a University of Mississippi alumna has emerged as a top contender for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Chinelo Ibekwe, a 2018 chemical engineering graduate, is a finalist for the prestigious award. The Nigeria native was a 2017 semifinalist for the Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa while completing herRead the story …

Computer Science Student Wins First Place in Entrepreneurship Competition

Kaylin Brassfield won for Crystal Game Works LLC at 2019 Mississippi New Venture Challenge

A senior computer and information science major at the University of Mississippi won first place in the student competition at the 2019 Mississippi New Venture Challenge. Kaylin Brassfield of Hernando pitched Crystal Game Works LLC, a company she created, which develops story-driven video games and graphic novels for a young female market. The company hasRead the story …

School of Engineering Recognizes Tailgate Sponsors

Milwaukee Tool to sponsor final home game against LSU on Nov. 16

It’s been another successful tailgating season on the Circle this season. Our student groups really stepped up and made each event special. Thanks also to our sponsors! We’d like to thank Neal Rich and Asset Engineering for sponsoring the School of Engineering tent during the Texas A&M weekend. Their wonderful gumbo was a big hitRead the story …