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Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs

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

APRIL 2018 Award

Jeffrey Tucker and Bret Lanz, Support Funds, $10,200, “Match Funds Agreement for KS0973.”

Jeffrey Tucker and Heather Morgan, US Department of Agriculture, $6,000, “Rural Small Business Marketing and E-Commerce Technical Assistance.”

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

John Gonzalez (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jason Woodworth (Animal Sciences and Industry), Timothy Rozell (Animal Sciences and Industry),  Daniel Flippo and Thomas Barstow (Kinesiology), US Department of Agriculture, $125,000, “Effect of Transport Trailer Vibration on Muscle Fatigue and the Non-ambulatory Condition.”

Naiqian Zhang, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, $31,000, “Automatic Assessment of Biological Control Effectiveness of Trichogramma Bourarachae Against Ephestia Cautella Using Machine Vision.”

COMPUTER SCIENCE

William Hsu and Kurt Carraway (Poly Research and Engagement), Black & Veatch Corporation, $55,000, “Image Analysis and Data Science:  Aerial Survey of Street Insulators.”

Mitchell Neilsen, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tro (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation), $35,000, “Mobile Application Development for High-throughput Phenotyping.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Hongyu Wu, US Department of Energy, $10,283, “HEMS Code to Support IESM Upgrades.”

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Todd Easton, US Department of Defense, $26,779, “Implementing Polyhedral Clustering in a Machine Learning Environment for Cybersecurity.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Bruce Babin, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, LLC, $10,000, “Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing” (GD&T Training Course).

Youqi Wang, US Department of Defense, $100,000, “Real Scale Numerical Simulation of Ballistic Tests for Multi-Layer Fabric Body Armor.”