Outreach - Electrical & Computer Engineering - Bagley College of Engineering

ECE’s Continues Impact by Assisting with EcoCAR EV Challenge

Mississippi State University will be one of 15 universities in North America to participate in the EcoCAR EV Challenge that begins in Fall 2022, and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) will continue with its integral role. ECE Associate Professor Dr. Randy Follett has had a long history of involvement with MSU’s EcoCAR,…

June 28, 2022

Workshops Presented to USDA from ECE Faculty Member and Students

Mississippi State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Associate Professor John Ball and two of his students recently assisted with workshops for researchers for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). John Ball, who is also the Guyton Teaching Endowed Chairholder in the department, and his Ph.D. student Simegnew Alaba, presented two workshops to the USDA…

February 3, 2022

Zhao Receives IEEE PES Chapter Outstanding Volunteer Award

Dr. Junbo Zhao, an assistant professor in Mississippi State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded the 2021 IEEE PES Outstanding Chapter Volunteer Award. This honor, awarded by each chapter, allows for the recognition of a volunteer’s contributions. The Mississippi chapter recognized his service of promoting activities, increasing visibility and membership, and educating…

November 19, 2021

ECE Professor Leads Teacher Workshops

Dr. Jean Mohammadi-Aragh, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Assistant Professor, recently helped lead a group of elementary, middle, and high school teachers in a National Science Foundation (NSF) STEM+C program this summer to learn about computational thinking and 3D weather. The group included 15 teachers from MSU’s surrounding area, as well as eight facilitators from…

September 9, 2021

ECE Faculty Members Awarded Grant to Assist Transfer Students

Dr. Jean Mohammadi-Aragh, an associate professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and her team were recently awarded a grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help improve graduation outcomes for engineering students. The $1.48 million grant, titled Improving Engineering Transfer Success through Early Advising and Purposeful Community-Building, will provide scholarships, faculty mentoring, and…

August 9, 2021

ECE Faculty Featured In MSU’s Volunteer Month Project

Dr. Jean Mohammadi-Aragh was featured in MSU’s Volunteer Month Photo Project for her Toy Adaptation project in ECE 1013 Intro to ECE Design 1 honors class. This course is typically taken in a student’s first term in Electrical and Computer Engineering to introduce the profession and program as well as introducing design concepts, teaming, and…

May 4, 2021

Toy Adaptation program receives honorable mention in MSU’s Community Engagement Awards

“ECE Toy Adaptation Program,” submitted by MSU Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Jean Mohammadi-Aragh, was recently awarded an honorable mention for Community-Engaged Teaching and Learning by MSU’s Center for Community-Engaged Learning, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, Office of Research and Economic Development, and the Division of Student Affairs. Partnering with…

January 8, 2021

Architects and engineers coming up with innovative solutions to pandemic challenges

The world was unprepared for the first worldwide pandemic seen in 102 years. Now that the U.S. is in the eighth month of battling the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), it is leading the world with 8.3 million cases and 221,428 deaths as of October 22. Cases were soaring in many areas of the country, with about…

November 4, 2020

MSU High Voltage Lab works to retrofit 550 ventilators for use in COVID-19 response

April 2, 2020