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

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December 2014 Awards

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH

Erickson, Larry and Pahwa, Anil (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Black & Veatch Corporation, $40,000, “Building a World of Difference with Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $69,000, “Aging Road User Survey and Crash Analysis to Identify Issues and Applicable Improvement Strategies for Kansas Conditions.”

Riding, Kyle, Kansas Department of Transportation, $90,000, “Kansas Sustainable Concrete Pavements Initiative Phase II: Acceleration of Aggregate Qualification Procedures”.

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Neilsen, Mitchell, Sandia National Laboratories, $50,000, “Interface Development for Thermal Battery Models.”

Neilsen, Mitchell, US Department of Agriculture, $35,000, “Enhancement of Software Tools for Predicting Embankment Erosion of Earthen Dams.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Erickson, Larry (Center for Hazardous Substance Research) and Pahwa, Anil, Black & Veatch Corporation, $40,000, “Building a World of Difference with Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles.”

Rys, Andrew andRys, Malgorzata (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Kansas Department of Transportation, $70,000, “Study of UAVs Applications that Support KDOT's Tasks to Improve Efficiency, Safety and Cost Reduction.”

Scoglio, Caterina and Sahneh, Faryad, National Science Foundation, $137,209, “SCH: RAPID: Effectiveness of Contact Tracing for Detection of Ebola Risk during Early Introduction of the Virus within the USA.”

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Rys, Andrew (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Rys, Malgorzata, Kansas Department of Transportation, $70,000, “Study of UAVs Applications that Support KDOT's Tasks to Improve Efficiency, Safety and Cost Reduction.”

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

Eckels, Steven and McCullough, Elizabeth, Multi-Sponsor, $3,600, “Thermal Properties of Textile Products.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Ugorowski, Philip, US Department of Energy, $217,176, “Advanced Instrumentation for Transient Reactor Testing.”

Ugorowski, Philip, US Department of Energy, $124,231, “Technical Assistance on High Temperature MPFD Development.”