Raytheon Division Picked for Engineering School’s Inaugural Industry Partner Award

Ole Miss Engineering created award to recognize companies that support school's mission and growth

The University of Mississippi School of Engineering has recognized Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) with its inaugural Industry Partner Award for its contributions to positive student outcomes and commitment to research sponsorship. The engineering school created the award to recognize a company playing an important role in supporting the school’s mission and growth. Such partnershipsRead the story …

Meet Sam Patterson, New Director of Parking and Transportation

Administrator brings vision for a collaborative and innovative approach to campus access

OXFORD, Miss. – After a whirlwind tour of the University of Mississippi in March, during which he met with enthusiastic administrators and staff and took in the sights and sounds of an Ole Miss home baseball series weekend, Sam Patterson was sold. He was interviewing for director of parking and transportation at UM, some 1,900Read the story …

Professor Helps Environmental Engineering Track Grow at Ole Miss

UM assistant professor of civil engineering Matteo D'Alessio developing new courses in major

As the University of Mississippi School of Engineering expands course offerings in its environmental engineering program, Matteo D’Alessio will be at the forefront of their development. The new assistant professor of civil engineering joined the UM faculty earlier this year. After teaching environmental engineering last spring, the Sgurgola, Italy, native will develop and teach water andRead the story …

Adam E. Smith Named 2020 Outstanding Engineering Faculty Member

Chemical, biomedical engineering associate professor receives top honor for teaching, research, service

Each year, the University of Mississippi School of Engineering and Ole Miss Alumni Association select and recognize one outstanding engineering faculty member, based on the overall performance of teaching, research and service. The highest honor the engineering school presents to its faculty, the Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award also includes a $2,000 cash prize. The awardRead the story …

Wen Wu Tackles Turbulence

Mechanical engineering assistant professor establishes research group to study aerodynamics, airflow issues

Anyone who has ever experienced turbulence while a passenger on an airline flight knows it can be disturbing. But the work of a University of Mississippi professor studying the effects of surface roughness and instability behind the unsteady aerodynamic loads may one day yield calmer and safer flights. Wen Wu, who joined UM’s Department ofRead the story …

UM Biomedical Engineering Students Design ‘DataBrace’

Tereza Janatova, Matthew Currie create 'smart' knee brace that improves mobility, tracks movement

University of Mississippi 2020 graduates Tereza Janatova and Matthew Currie are hoping to change the game when it comes to biomedical equipment. Under the mentorship of faculty in UM’s biomedical engineering department, they worked on “DataBrace,” a “smart” knee brace that improves mobility and tracks movement. In the fall of their junior year, Janatova andRead the story …

And the Engineering Faculty Awards Go to …

Six honorees recognized for outstanding teaching, research and service

Six faculty members in the University of Mississippi School of Engineering were recognized for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research and service this academic year. The Outstanding Teaching Award is a long-standing tradition that involves a schoolwide student nomination process. All teachers ­– from full-time professors to part-time adjunct instructors – are eligible for thisRead the story …

Wesley and Christy Walls Establish Engineering Scholarship

Couple gives to assist student-athletes pursuing engineering degrees

The Wesley and Christy Walls Endowed Scholarship is now available to engineering students at the University of Mississippi. The scholarship is geared toward high-achieving students who played sports during their high school years. Wesley Walls, who graduated from Ole Miss in 1991 with a degree in general engineering, is a legendary Rebel football player whoRead the story …

Courtney Cadiz Turns Internship into Career Opportunity

2019 mechanical engineering alumna works for International Paper

Courtney Cadiz (BSME 19), information technology specialist at International Paper in Memphis, has already garnered recognition early in her career. Cadiz was part of a mills project that ended up saving the company $250,000 annually, so she and her project partner at the company were nominated and received the CEO award in February 2020. TheRead the story …

Juliana Davis among UM’s First Biomedical Engineering Graduates

Senior reflects upon experiences in inaugural class, goals for employment

As an entering freshman at the University of Mississippi, Juliana Davis planned to major in general engineering on the pre-med track. Four years later, the graduating senior from Olive Branch is among the inaugural class of biomedical engineering students receiving degrees in May. “After a year or so of (general engineering) classes, my personal goalsRead the story …