A Mississippi State University assistant professor of chemical engineering was among 53 of the nation’s most innovative young professionals selected to participate in a National Academy of Engineering program.
Keisha B. Walters was the only university faculty member from Mississippi to attend the “Frontiers of Engineering Education” symposium Dec. 13-16 in Irvine, Calif.
Sarah A. Rajala, dean of MSU’s Bagley College of Engineering, nominated Walters for the engineering symposium.
Holding bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Clemson University, Walters has authored book chapters, written numerous journal publications, and presented at many professional conferences.
Her current research projects include stimuli-responsive polymers, microsensor technologies, synthesis and surface modification of bioplastics and modeling of lung-particulate interactions.
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