17 Inspirational Messages from Ole Miss with Love

Charles de Gaulle, quotable French statesman and army officer, once said, “Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.”  Social media, always abuzz with inspirational quotes like the one from de Gaulle on any given day, hasRead the story …

UM Student Named Outstanding Senior by Mississippi Engineering Society

Shelby L. Bottin has worked as trainee at Corps of Engineers’ Engineer Research and Development Center

Being recognized for her outstanding work is nothing new for Shelby L. Bottin. The University of Mississippi civil engineering student was elected vice president of the Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Society and treasurer of the campus chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. A member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, she hasRead the story …

COVID-19 Resources

The university has established a dedicated phone line: 662-915-3600 to assist the UM community with questions related to COVID-19’s impact on campus, as well as a website: olemiss.edu/coronavirus. Additionally, the university has launched an email digest of news and information to keep plugged into updates related to campus life. If you want to opt in toRead the story …

Influential Life of Henry Brevard Celebrated

Engineering school colleagues fondly recall alumnus's continuing impact

OXFORD, Miss. – The recent passing of Henry C. Brevard at the age of 98 marked the end of the distinguished and productive life of one of the University of Mississippi School of Engineering’s most celebrated and generous alumni. Thus far, more than 600 students since the 1991-92 school year have been able to pursueRead the story …

Message from the Dean

Dear Ole Miss Engineering community,   Coronavirus, COVID-19, unprecedented times, uncharted territory, pandemic, social distancing, flatten the curve, course conversion, Zoom meetings …  These words and phrases are now forever ingrained in our vocabulary.   The recent, widespread disruptions, and those yet to occur, have undoubtedly affected our lives, and perhaps done so permanently. As engineers andRead the story …

Geological Engineering Faculty Member Awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship

Brian Platt will use his award to examine core drilled by Mississippi Mineral Resources Institute

A University of Mississippi professor has been awarded a National Science Foundation fellowship to advance his innovative research. Brian Platt, assistant professor of geology and geological engineering, was awarded funding through a foundation program that provides opportunities for young university investigators to boost their research abilities via extended collaborative visits to research centers across theRead the story …

From Electrical Engineer to NFL Number Cruncher

UM alumnus Adam Vonder Haar finds home outside engineering as sports analyst for Dallas Cowboys

Like most Dallas Cowboys’ fans, Adam Vonder Haar meticulously follows the team’s stats, players and strategies. Unlike most fans, however, he gets paid to do so. That’s because the University of Mississippi electrical engineering alumnus (BSEE 14) is a football research analyst for the NFL franchise. Vonder Haar’s responsibilities range from scouting and personnel decisionsRead the story …

Engineering Student Body Officers Demonstrate Creativity, Commitment, Confidence

Gutierrez, Wasson, Noll enjoy planning tailgates and other engineering events

Increasing student engagement and enhancing the student experience have been two of the main goals of the 2019-20 Engineering Student Body Leadership Council officers. The student leaders came in prepared to build upon current programs and work to create new opportunities to increase visibility of the organization and the School of Engineering. Officers of theRead the story …

Sakib Hasan Joins Electrical Engineering Faculty

New assistant professor's goals include developing research lab

Sakib Hasan, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Mississippi, has always loved academic challenges. As a high school student, he competed with applicants from schools in a country of more than 170 million people for admission to one of its top universities. “My goal was to get into Bangladesh University of EngineeringRead the story …

UM Establishes New Engineering Scholarship for Veterans

Mechanical engineering alumnus honors memory, legacy of Henry Dennis Babers and Phillips H. Izard

The lives and service of two University of Mississippi engineering alumni killed during the Vietnam War will not be forgotten, thanks to a new engineering scholarship exclusively for veterans and recently established by one of their classmates. The Henry Dennis Babers and Phillips H. Izard Engineering Scholarship for Veterans was established with a generous donationRead the story …