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 …

Professor Helps Develop Model to Calculate Risk of COVID-19 Spread

Mathematical formula also helps assess effectiveness of preventive measures

OXFORD, Miss. – As researchers around the world race to answer unknowns about COVID-19, a University of Mississippi professor has helped create a mathematical framework to better understand how the coronavirus spreads. Wen Wu, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, worked with two professors at Johns Hopkins University to develop a mathematical model to estimateRead the story …

NSF Provides Funds for Major New Research Instrument at University

New tool will help expand materials research, opportunities for Mississippi researchers

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will be home to an instrument essential to innovative materials development research, thanks to a Major Research Instrumentation award from the National Science Foundation. The award is being used to purchase a Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation, a highly sensitive balance that can detect changes in mass atRead the story …