Supporting Future Generations of Engineers

Family expands late father's legacy at UM by enhancing scholarship

OXFORD, Miss. – This year marks a decade since the University of Mississippi School of Engineering mourned the passing of Damon Wall, a beloved faculty member and administrator, as well as a mentor to hundreds of engineering students. Wall, however, is still assisting Ole Miss students and will help future engineering students for generations asRead the story …

NSF Fellowships Give Students Means to Aim Big with Their Research

Students recognized with graduate research fellowships, honorable mention

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi students have been selected to receive prestigious National Science Foundation fellowships through the foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. MyKayla Williamson, a senior anthropology major; Austin Wallace, a senior chemistry major; and Benjamin Savino, a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in engineering science, are the three students. Athena Flint, aRead the story …

Engineer’s Research Charting New Waters in Fluid Studies

Wen Wu receives EPSCoR grant to study applications of novel drag-reducing approach

OXFORD, Miss. – Sharks have a built-in drag-reducing system in the scales that line their bodies. A University of Mississippi mechanical engineer is trying to use that same approach to make airplanes go faster and use less fuel, help pipelines pump more oil with less effort and even help doctors treat chronic lung ailments. WenRead the story …

Civil Engineering Team Restores Oxford’s Ladybug Bridge

UM ASCE students, Oxford School District collaborate to enhance beloved, local landmark

OXFORD, Miss. – Almost 20 years ago, an Oxford High School student participated in an Introduction to Engineering class and envisioned the creation of a ladybug-covered bridge. After building a model of the bridge, the student shared it with University of Mississippi civil engineering faculty, students and local professionals, who helped the concept become aRead the story …