Prestigious UM Research Center Gets New Director

Mohammad Al-Hamdan to head National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi center that is a global leader in the science and research of water management and soil conservation has a new director. Mohammad Z. Al-Hamdan has been named director of the National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering, or NCCHE. Established in 1982, the center uses the fields ofRead the story …

Engineering Dean Named to National Academy of Inventors

Organization recognizes academic technology and innovation

OXFORD, Miss. – David A. Puleo, dean of the School of Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Mississippi, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Puleo was among 115 inventors named a 2020 fellow by the NAI, which recognizes and encourages inventors with patents issued from theRead the story …

New Fund Aims to Create Opportunities for Engineering Upperclassmen

Young alumni 'pay it forward' with O'Haver Scholarship

OXFORD, Miss. – By creating the Dr. John O’Haver Chemical Engineering Scholarship, two University of Mississippi graduates are expressing their appreciation to a beloved professor and the generous donors who provided the financial assistance they enjoyed. Joanna and Alex Harrelson, 2013 Ole Miss graduates, said the scholarship they established also serves as a way toRead the story …

Waheed Uddin Remembered as Trusted Mentor, Valued Colleague

Professor and researcher remembered fondly by students and colleagues

OXFORD, Miss. – A pillar of the University of Mississippi School of Engineering was lost this weekend with the death of Waheed Uddin, civil engineering professor and founding director of the university’s Center for Advanced Infrastructure Technology. Previously a pavement expert for the United Nations, Uddin worked, lectured and made presentations worldwide in 28 countries.Read the story …