@engg this week

Student accomplishments

Blake Moris, CE, has been selected by the Federal Highway Administration to receive a Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship for 2018.

 
Faculty recognition

Dan Flippo, BAE, will head a team of K-State researchers awarded nearly $2 million by the USDA to explore use of multiple small robots to farm highly sloped land.

 

Freddie Lamm, Dan Rogers and Jonathan Aguilar, all BAE, along with other members of a USDA-NIFA multistate project, are joint recipients of the 2017 National Water and Energy Conservation Award.

 

Doina Caragea and Cornelia Caragea, both CS, are co-leads on a $900,000 NSF grant awarded to study the application of big data for improved disaster management and response.

 

Douglas McGregor, MNE, led a team of K-State, industry and government personnel who won a 2017 R&D 100 Award for a vest specially designed to contain devices that detect illicit nuclear material.

 
Programs, centers and institutes

Larry Erickson, CHSR, will be an invited guest Feb. 25, 3-4 p.m. CST, on the GreenPreneur Show, an eco-conscious syndicated radio program.

 
Announcements

K-State's engineering online graduate degree programs were ranked No. 33 overall and No.15 among top programs for veterans in 2018 by U.S. News & World Report. In the computer information technology category, the university's master's in software engineering was ranked No. 22.

 
 
 
Jan. 15-21

Mon., Jan. 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

 

Tues., Jan. 16

Spring semester begins

CHE grad seminar, Jeffrey Comer, Kansas State University, 10:30 a.m., Durland 1029

 
 
Jan. 22-28

Jan. 22-28

No events currently scheduled

 
 
Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Tues., Jan. 30

CHE grad seminar, Giorgia Franchin, University of Padova, Italy, 10:30 a.m., Durland 1029

 
 
Feb. 5-11

Tues.-Wed., Feb. 6-7

College of Engineering Career Fair, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Engineering Complex

 

Tues, Feb. 6

CHE grad seminar, Kevin Cook, 3M Company, 10:30 a.m., DU 1029