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Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs

Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs
Kansas State University
College of Engineering
1042 Rathbone Hall
1701B Platt St.
Manhattan, KS 66506

P (785) 532-5844
F (785) 532-7810
E ergp@ksu.edu

Engineering Research and Graduate Programs

Associate Dean Noel Schulz

Welcome to the Engineering Research and Graduate Programs (ERGP) website! We are happy to assist you in discovering more about the research and graduate programs at Kansas State’s College of Engineering. The ERGP office is actively working to achieve K-State 2025 goals in areas of research, graduate programs, distance education and safety.

The College of Engineering at Kansas State has vibrant research and graduate programs. In fiscal year 2012, the College of Engineering expended over $26 million in external funds in support of research projects. Faculty and staff currently collaborate with government agencies, state agencies, industry and other educational partners in order to advance research, scholarly activities, engineering science and discovery. Faculty members are active in presenting and publishing their research activities, as well as advancing graduate and undergraduate students in technical skills of research.

The College of Engineering has numerous research centers, groups, laboratories, institutes and programs, as well as multidisciplinary efforts within engineering and other colleges and universities around the world. Research focuses for the College of Engineering include:

  •  Energy, Environment and Sustainability
           Energy and Power
           Environment Applications
  •   Sensors, Systems and Networks
           Nuclear Engineering
           Biomedical Applications

  • Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Processes

  • Cybersecurity and Big Data/High-Performance Computing  

  • STEM Education     

New graduate student activities are continually being added within the College of Engineering. The Graduate Student Advisory Council recommends activities to help promote a positive learning environment for graduate students, including professional development seminars and networking activities.

K-State is active in distance education for graduate programs, offering more than 130 classes each year. Additional information is available here. Additionally, the College of Engineering is committed to a safe work environment with coordinated training and review of work locations in order to sustain a healthy work setting.

Now is a great time to be part of the College of Engineering and experience the unmatched exceptionality of our research and graduate programs. If you have questions, please contact the ERGP office at ERGP@k-state.edu.


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