Points of Pride

  • Mississippi State serves as the national lead university for the FAA Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, putting MSU on the cutting edge of this new era of research, development and integration into the nation’s airspace.
  • Solutions to world hunger and poverty are within reach at Mississippi State, where globally diversified teams are combining forces with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to eliminate starvation in developing countries.
  • Among the nation’s top three cyber security degree programs, Mississippi State is preparing students to halt malicious attacks on the internet.
  • Mississippi State’s student-led teams are developing the car of the future – a lighter, greener, more cost-effective hybrid built on technologies that will lead to energy independence and environmental stewardship.
  • Through extensive research, Mississippi State scientists are pioneering medical solutions to predict when new flu viruses will arise, and more importantly, to develop vaccines before an epidemic or pandemic hits.