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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

785-532-5844
Fax:785-532-7810
ergp@k-state.edu

August 2017 Awards

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSITUTE

Tucker, Jeffrey and Kramer, Bradley, US Department of Commerce, $250,000, “Kansas State University Olathe Innovation Accelerator University Center Program Grant.”

Tucker, Jeffrey and Morgan, Heather, US Department of Agriculture, $80,000, “Rural Small Business Marketing and Ecommerce Technical Assistance.”

ARCHITECHTURAL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary (Dean of Engineering), Buyle, Ray, Harner, Joe (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Edgar, James (Chemical Engineering), Stokes, Robert (Civil Engineering), DeLoach, Scott (Computer Science), Gruenbacher, Don (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo (Engineering Research and Graduate Programs), Kramer, Bradley (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and Dunn, Bill (Mechanical Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary (Dean of Engineering), Buyle, Ray (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Harner, Joe, Edgar, James (Chemical Engineering), Stokes, Robert (Civil Engineering), DeLoach, Scott (Computer Science), Gruenbacher, Don (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo (Engineering Research and Graduate Programs), Kramer, Bradley (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and Dunn, Bill (Mechanical Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

Sharda, Ajay, Deere & Company, $11,250, “Quantifying PWM Nozzle Body Flow and Pressure.”

Wang, Donghai and Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science), US Department of Agriculture, $18,000, “Acquisition of Goods and Services.”

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary (Dean of Engineering), Buyle, Ray (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Harner, Joe (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Edgar, James, Stokes, Robert (Civil Engineering), DeLoach, Scott (Computer Science), Gruenbacher, Don (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo (Engineering Research and Graduate Programs), Kramer, Bradley (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and Dunn, Bill (Mechanical Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Kulesza, Stacey, Fitzsimmons, Eric, Liang, Jia (Educational Leadership) and Zacharakis, Jeffrey (Educational Leadership), National Science Foundation, $199,907, “Research Initiation: Investigating the Role of Social Responsibility on Veteran Student Retention.”

Hossain, Mustaque, Kansas Department of Transportation, $7,775, “Review of QC/QA Data to Improve Current Specifications for PCC Pavements in Kansas.”

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary (Dean of Engineering), Buyle, Ray (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Harner, Joe (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Edgar, James (Chemical Engineering), Stokes, Robert, DeLoach, Scott (Computer Science), Gruenbacher, Don (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo (Engineering Research and Graduate Programs), Kramer, Bradley (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and Dunn, Bill (Mechanical Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Kirkpatrick, Kimberly (Psychology), Bossmann, Steven (Chemistry), Loschiky, Lester (Psychology), Bailey, Heather (Psychology), Cain, Mary (Psychology), Pickens, Charles (Psychology) and Andresen, Daniel, US Department of Health and Human Services, $2,277,730, “Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP).”

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary (Dean of Engineering), Buyle, Ray (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Harner, Joe (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Edgar, James (Chemical Engineering), Stokes, Robert (Civil Engineering), DeLoach, Scott, Gruenbacher, Don (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo (Engineering Research and Graduate Programs), Kramer, Bradley (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and Dunn, Bill (Mechanical Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

Mizuno, Masaaki, Hatcliff, John and Neilsen, Mitchell, US Department of the Interior, $422,888, “Modeling Security/Safety Interactions in Buildings for Compositional Security/Safety Control.”

DEAN OF ENGINEERING

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary, Buyle, Ray (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Harner, Joe (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Edgar, James (Chemical Engineering), Stokes, Robert (Civil Engineering), DeLoach, Scott (Computer Science), Gruenbacher, Don (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo (Engineering Research and Graduate Programs), Kramer, Bradley (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and Dunn, Bill (Mechanical Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary (Dean of Engineering), Buyle, Ray (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Harner, Joe (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Edgar, James (Chemical Engineering), Stokes, Robert (Civil Engineering), DeLoach, Scott (Computer Science), Gruenbacher, Don, Maghirang, Ronaldo (Engineering Research and Graduate Programs), Kramer, Bradley (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and Dunn, Bill (Mechanical Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

Scoglio, Caterina, US Department of Agriculture, $65,925, “Long-distance Dispersal and Disease Outbreaks: Effects of Initial Prevalence, Basic Reproduction Number, and Control Tactics.”

Thompson, David, US Department of Energy, $26,280, “Real-Time Navigation System Simulation Advancement.”

ENGINEERING RESEARCH AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary (Dean of Engineering), Buyle, Ray (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Harner, Joe (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Edgar, James (Chemical Engineering), Stokes, Robert (Civil Engineering), DeLoach, Scott (Computer Science), Gruenbacher, Don (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo, Kramer, Bradley (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and Dunn, Bill (Mechanical Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary (Dean of Engineering), Buyle, Ray (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Harner, Joe (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Edgar, James (Chemical Engineering), Stokes, Robert (Civil Engineering), DeLoach, Scott (Computer Science), Gruenbacher, Don (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo (Engineering Research and Graduate Programs), Kramer, Bradley and Dunn, Bill (Mechanical Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

Kramer, Bradley, National Science Foundation, $49,540, “2018 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop.”

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

Eckels, Steven, Support Funds, $10,676, “Thermal Properties of Textile Products.”

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Larson, Nancy and Goode, Barbara, US Environmental Protection Agency, $85,000, “Development and Management of the National Small Business Ombudsman/Small Business Environmental Assistance Provider 507 Program Website.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Dawson, Darren, Clark, Gary (Dean of Engineering), Buyle, Ray (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Harner, Joe (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Edgar, James (Chemical Engineering), Stokes, Robert (Civil Engineering), DeLoach, Scott (Computer Science), Gruenbacher, Don (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo (Engineering Research and Graduate Programs), Kramer, Bradley (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and Dunn, Bill, Kansas Department of Commerce, $3,500,000, “University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA).”

Hosni, Mohammad, US Department of Energy, $177,500, “Nuclear Energy University Programs Fellowship and Scholarship Support.”

McNeil, Walter, US Department of Defense, $149,936, “Low-Profile HPGE Gama Ray Spectrometer for Radiological Detection, Localization, and Isotope Identification.”