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Energy Department Awards Cooperative Agreement to Mississippi State University

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a cooperative agreement to Mississippi State University, Institute for Clean Energy Technology (MSU-ICET), to continue research efforts in the evaluation of High-Efficiency Particulate Air Filters (HEPA) and other technologies to enhance nuclear safety in the defense waste complex. The total value of the cooperative agreement […]

January 21, 2015

Students can obtain a certificate in Energy with the Bagley College of Engineering

The Energy Certificate allows students the opportunity to learn about traditional and alternative energy sources.  Students take courses in thermodynamics and electrical circuits, an alternative energy course, and specialized courses in their discipline or in a related discipline. The students who successfully complete the Energy Certificate will be able to 1) demonstrate an awareness and […]

January 9, 2015

Energy Conservation

High energy costs are an important concern that affect consumers and businesses alike. While they affect all Mississippians, they are of particular concern to farmers, homeowners and small businesses. It’s important to take steps to reduce expenses where possible.

December 9, 2014

MSU offers state’s only petroleum engineering degree

The Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State will offer the state’s only degree in petroleum engineering, the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning board of trustees announced today. At its monthly meeting in Jackson, the board voted to approve the new bachelor’s degree program. The decision becomes official when the meeting minutes are approved at […]

November 20, 2014

MSU leads U.S. in testing of filters to contain radioactive materials

If released in significant quantities, radioactive materials pose a potential threat to people and the environment. Now, new research at Mississippi State University is helping the nuclear industry ensure that radioactive materials continue to be safely contained and that standards of safety are continuously improved. MSU’s Institute for Clean Energy Technology (ICET) is leading the […]

October 22, 2014

Wind powering MSU

Mississippi State University’s Simrall Electrical and Computer Engineering Building features an energy farm with solar panels and wind turbines on the roof. Graduate students check the wind turbine’s energy generation while assistant professor Yong Fu looks on. The farm is part of Fu’s renewable energy integration course, which teaches students about harvesting, converting, operating, planning […]

October 20, 2014

MSU building ‘Car of the Future’

Driven to lead in vehicle performance and energy efficiency, Mississippi State University engineers are steering development of the “Car of the Future.” Though the vehicle may look like a typical crossover SUV, its engine will not be connected to the wheels like conventional automobiles. Instead, the engine will rotate a generator that charges an energy […]

September 3, 2014

Energy conference to discuss paths toward sustainability

STARKVILLE, Miss.–Next month’s inaugural Southeast Biofuels and Renewable Energy Conference in Jackson will offer education and networking opportunities for suppliers, producers, consumers, researchers, and students. Taking place Aug. 8 and 9 at the downtown Marriott Hotel, the public event is co-sponsored by the Sustainable Energy Research Center at Mississippi State University, along with the Ridgeland-based […]

May 12, 2014

Forum examines Mississippi’s energy assets

STARKVILLE, Miss.–The state of Mississippi is playing a pivotal role as traditional sources of energy get new, high-tech treatment, and the economic impact is expected to be significant here, as well as the nation as a whole. Today [March 6] in Jackson, energy industry leaders from around the country gathered to learn about enhanced oil […]

March 6, 2014

Bioenergy Day events at MSU set for Oct. 17

STARKVILLE, Miss.–Mississippi State University will participate in the first-ever National Bioenergy Day next week. The land-grant institution’s Sustainable Energy Research Center and the MSU Energy Institute will host an open house and tours on Thursday [Oct. 17] from 1-4 p.m. at the SERC pilot scale facility, which is located at 250 Research Blvd. in the […]

October 10, 2013