Engineering Distinguished Researcher Award
The College of Engineering Distinguished Researcher Award recognizes sustained and consistent research excellence by a full-time full professor within the college. The award was established in 2016 to recognize significant achievements over a person’s research career. The selection committee uses the following criteria for this award:
Sustained and consistent research activities including most of the following:
- External funding support and expenditures
- Refereed Publications and Citations
- Intellectual Products including Patents and Disclosures
- National and International Research awards
- Research mentoring and Team building including collaborative funding
- Graduate program accomplishments including PhD student mentoring
- Outstanding impact of work on his/her profession and K-State
Douglas S. McGregor, MNE, 2016
This year’s recipient is Dr. Douglas McGregor, professor in the department of mechanical and nuclear engineering.
- Dr. McGregor’s research is focused on the design, development and deployment of novel radiation detectors and detector systems.
- Dr. McGregor is recognized worldwide for inventing several novel radiation detectors. One of the most notable is his invention and development of microstructured semiconductor neutron detectors.