Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

Michael I. Baskes joins Mississippi State’s Bagley College of Engineering

by MBJ Staff Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, engineering, Mississippi, Mississippi State University

Michael I. Baskes, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, is joining the faculty of Mississippi State’s Bagley College of Engineering. Baskes is a professor of aerospace engineering who also will be a special assistant to dean Achille Messac. Baskes was elected to NAE in 2012 for his contributions to materials engineering, including his […] [...]

WAGGONER ENGINEERING: ‘Better data makes for better decisions’

by Becky Gillette Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, engineering, mapping, Mississippi

» Waggoner’s digital mapping provides a multitude of benefits for Mississippi Surveyors, geologists and engineers have been on a constant quest for a better way to represent the world we live in. “Paper maps provided us with information about where things were located, how near they were to a highway or stream and how high […] [...]

Commission votes to retain Louisiana firm for bridge inspections

VICKSBURG — A Louisiana company will continue to do annual inspections of the old U.S. 80 Mississippi River bridge in Vicksburg. The Vicksburg Bridge Commission voted Wednesday to keep Baton Rouge-based G.E.C. on retainer for $15,000 a year. The company writes reports annually that note the structural stability of the 83-year old railroad crossing. This […] [...]

MISSISSIPPI BUSINESS PROFILE — Engineering success for Mississippi in Waggoner Engineering

by Alan Turner Published: September 6,2013

Tags: Business, engineering, Joe Waggoner, Mississippi, Waggoner Engineering

At a point in his early life, Waggoner Engineering CEO thought he might wind up taking over the family farm. He loves the country and farming, and in fact, does still have the family farm in Newton. He thought of becoming a veterinarian, which would have allowed him to stay close to farming. However, Joe’s […] [...]

Engineering a law degree — Ole Miss launches new, interdisciplinary program

by Wally Northway Published: September 6,2013

Tags: Alex Cheng, engineering, law, Matthew Hall, Ole Miss, Richard Gerson, University of Mississippi

OXFORD — At first glance, law and engineering seem to have little in common. The University of Mississippi, however, says look again. Ole Miss has launched a new accelerated, interdisciplinary program offering engineering students early admission to the public university’s School of Law. Officials officially kicked off the program last month in an effort to […] [...]

While some businesses shrink Neel-Shaffer finds way to grow

by Becky Gillette Published: August 30,2013

Tags: economy, engineering, Joey Hudnall, Neel-Schaffer

The regional planning and engineering powerhouse Neel-Schaffer Inc., is headed by a chief operating officer who has accomplished a lot at an early age. Joey Hudnall, 44, a native of Columbus, graduated from Mississippi State University in 1990 with a B.S. in civil engineering. He went to work for his father’s Columbus firm, Charles Hudnall […] [...]

Robert Green elected national engineers president

by MBJ Staff Published: August 30,2013

Tags: engineering, National Society of Professional Engineers, Robert Green

Robert Green has been elected president of the National Society of Professional Engineers. Green is a research engineer and undergraduate coordinator for the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University. He is the second Mississippi State University engineer to serve as the organization’s president. In 1970-71, Harry Simrall, the university’s dean of […] [...]

American Council of Engineering seats officers

Allen Scott of Engineering Service was recently installed on the Executive Board of the American Council of Engineering Companies-Mississippi (ACEC/MS). Members of the 2013-2014 board include: president Jeff Dungan of Dungan Engineering, P.A.; president-elect Jimmy Nelson of Allen & Hoshall; secretary/treasurer David Bowman of Neel-Schaffer Inc.; past president Ron Cassada of Gardner Engineering, P.A.; national […] [...]

KEEPING OUR EYE ON: Anna Masters

by Stephen McDill Published: August 16,2013

Tags: Anna Masters, CNN, engineering, Magnolia Roller Vixens, Neel-Schaffer

Name: Anna Masters Age: 33 Position: Director of Public Relations, Neel-Schaffer Inc. Anna Masters has two lives, both involving public relations. By day, the Atlanta native is director of public relations for Neel-Schaffer, one of the South’s most esteemed engineering firms. By night, she is “Anna Bombination” throwing elbows and streaking down the track as […] [...]

Carol Ann Murphy announces Army Corps retirement

by MBJ Staff Published: August 16,2013

Tags: Carol Ann Murphy, engineering, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Vicksburg District

Carol Ann Murphy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is retiring after 26 years of service. Murphy began her career in the Contracting Office as a procurement technician and later transferred to the Safety Office as an office administration assistant. She was presented the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service by Col. John […] [...]

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