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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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August 2016 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

He, Mei, US Department of Health and Human Services, $57,023, “Microfluidic Engineering of Immunogenic Exosomes for Personalized Cancer Vaccine.”

Moore, Trisha, and Graber, Ronald (Kansas Water Resources Research Institute, Ag Extension), City of Wichita, KS, $21,360, “Sedimentation Abatement − Establishing an Offsite BMP Program with the City of Wichita, KS.”

Rahmani, Vahid, US Environmental Protection Agency, $25,496, “Development of Wetlands in Aging Reservoirs: Opportunities to Enhance Wetland Capacity and Improve Water Quality.”

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Hansen, Ryan and Platt, Thomas (Biology),National Science Foundation, $300,000, “PAPM EAGER: Microwell Array Platform for High-Throughput Screening and Discovery of Microbial Interactions.”

Pfromm, Peter, Chikan, Viktor (Chemistry), and Liu, Bin, $177,248, “Step Catalysis to Synthesize Fossil-Free Ammonia at Atmospheric Pressure.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Hossain, Mustaque, Kansas Department of Transportation, $20,000, “Administration of KDOT/KTRAN Program.”

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Hatcliff, John, Venkatesh, Ranganath, and Robby, National Science Foundation, $80,000, “FDA SIR: Architecturally-Integrated Hazard Analyses for Medical Application Platforms.”

Nelsen, Mitchell, US Department of Energy, $25,000, “Thermal Battery Model Interface Development.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Mirafzal, Behrooz, National Science Foundation, $5,250, “CAREER: Toward Grid-Interactive Converters with Dianostic, Remedial, and Lifetime Prognostic Features for the Next Generation of Power Grids.”

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

Eckels, Steven, and McCullough, Elizabeth, Multi-Sponsor, $4,844, “Thermal Properties of Textile Products.”

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Larson, Nancy, US Environmental Protection Agency, $239,000, “Small Business Environmental Assistance Program 2017.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Bindra, Hitesh, and Beck, Terry, US Department of Energy $240,791, “Development of Reactor Thermal- Hydraulics and Safety Research Facilities at Kansas State University.”

Betz, Amy, and Singh, Gurpreet, National Science Foundation, $211,243, “Collaborative Research: Understanding, Mitigating, and Controlling Frost Formation Through the Use of Biphilic and Hybrid Surfaces Under Static and Dynamic Conditions.”

Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $719,320, “A Computational-Experimental Study to Simulate Mixing and Thermal Stratification in SFRs.”

Lease, Kevin, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $42,841, “Kansas Space Grant Consortium.”

McGregor, Douglas, and Shultis, Kenneth, US Department of Defense, $236,799, “Wearable Detection Device (WDD) - Low Visibility Gamma Neutron Sensor.”