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Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs

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

785-532-5844
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ergp@k-state.edu

December 2017 Awards

Tucker, Jeffrey and Lanz, Bret, Support Funds, $18,076, “Match Funds Agreement for KS0973.”

Tucker, Jeffrey, Huck Boyd Foundation, $76,500, “Huck Boyd USDA RD Funding.”

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Moore, Trisha, US Department of Agriculture, $49,281, “Restoring Grazing Land Hydrologic Services through Eastern Redcedar Management.” 

Rice, Charles (Agronomy), Pagadala, Venkata (College of Agriculture), Golden Bill (Agricultural Economics), Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan (Southwest Research Extension Center), Sanderson, Matthew (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Aguilar, Jonathan (Southwest Research Extension Center) and Rogers, Danny, US Department of Agriculture, $50,000, “Sustaining Agriculture through Adaptive Management to Preserve the Ogallala Aquifer under a Changing Climate.” 

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH 

Erickson, Larry, Hettiarachchi, Ganga (Agronomy), Roozeboom, Kraig (Agronomy), Davis, Lawrence (Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), $9,496, “New Phytotechnology for Cleaning Contaminated Military Sites.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Fitzsimmons, Eric, US Department of Transportation, $31,900, “FHWA Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP).” 

Im, Jeongdae, American Chemistry Council, $160,414, “Biologically Mediated Abiotic Degradation (BMAD) of Bisphenol A.”

Peterman, Robert, Caterpillar, Inc., $1,213, “Establishing Pre-Stressing Frames for Engineering Hall.”

COMPUTER SCIENCE 

Caragea, Cornelia, National Science Foundation, $40,000, “BIGDATA: IA: Collaborative Research: Domain Adaptation Approaches for Classifying Crisis Related Data on Social Media.”

Caragea, Cornelia, National Science Foundation, $229,707, “CHS: Small: Collaborative Research: Automating Relevance and Trust Detection in Social Media Data for Emergency Response.”

Caragea, Cornelia, National Science Foundation, $181,010, “CRISP Type 2: Collaborative Research: Resilience Analytics: A Data-driven Approach for Enhanced Interdependent Network Resilience.”

Caragea, Cornelia, National Science Foundation, $54,960, “III: Small: Collaborative Research: Keyphrase Extraction in Document Networks.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING 

Kim, Jungkwun, Leejo Co., Ltd., $7,000, “Planning International Joint R & D Tasks and Finding Overseas Partners for Developing Fine Precision Metal 3D Printer and Its Applications.”

Natarajan, Balasubraman, Black & Veatch Corporation, $58,095, “Modeling and Predictive Analysis of Springfield Sanitary Sewer System from a Machine/Statistical Learning Perspective.”

Thompson, David, US Department of Energy, $15,000, “Real-Time Navigation System Simulation Advancement.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Bahadori, Amir and Leseman, Zayd, Kansas State University Foundation, $20,000, “Miniaturized Neutron Spectrometer for Characterizing Cancer Risk.”