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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
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August 2015 Awards

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE

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

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Brokesh, Edwin, Kansas Soybean Commission, $6,000, “KSU Biodiesel Product Monitoring and Exploration Project.”

He, Mei and Harner, Joseph, US Department of Health and Human Services, $3,094, “Start-up Package Support- Mei He.”

Zhang, Naiqian, US Department of Agriculture, $30,718, “Development of Moisture Sensors and a Field Phenotyping System for Gain.”

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH

Erickson, Larry, US Department of Health and Human Services, $13,696, “Phytotechnologies for Sustainable Development.”

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Burg, Karen, Burg, Timothy (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Potter, Richard (Dir. Of Corporate Engagement- Research Vice President) , National Science Foundation, $50,000, “I-Corps L: A Commercial Approach to Distribute Fused Research Mentoring Modules.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Dissanayake, Sunanda, US Department of Transportation, $50,000, “Crash Modification Factors for Lane Departure Countermeasures in Kansas.”

Rasheed, Hayder, US Department of Transportation, $49,937, “Intelligent Data Driven Health Monitoring and Damage Detection of Concrete Bridge Girdles using Hand-held Mobile Devices.”

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Neilsen, Mitchell, US Department of Energy, $30,000, “SN-Pb or Pb-free Solder Interconnect Predictor Model Development.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Burg, Karen (Chemical Engineering), Burg, Timothy and Potter, Richard (Dir. Of Corporate Engagement- Research Vice President), National Science Foundation, $50,000, “I-Corps L: A Commercial Approach to Distribute Fused Research Mentoring Modules.”

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

Eckels, Steven and McCullough, Elizabeth, Multi-Sponsor, $2,400, “Thermal Properties of Textile Products.”

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Snead, BruceHanson, Brian and Snyder, Kristina, US Environmental Protection Agency, $175,000, “National Radon Program Services (NRPS).”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Dunn, WilliamShultis, Kenneth and Ugorowski, Philip, US Department of Energy, $300,000, “Proposal for a Consortium for Nonproliferation-Enabling Capabilities.”