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Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs

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

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February 2015 Awards

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE

Kramer, BradleyJones, Taylor and Tucker, Jeffrey, Multi-Sponsor, $100,000, “Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center.”

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Van Der Merwe, Deon (Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), and Sharda, Ajay, Lockheed Martin Corporation, $8,512, “Develop a Plan for Experiments Relating to a Spectral Sensor for Weed Recognition Analysis.”

Wang, Donghai, United Sorghum Checkoff Program, $25,000, “Evaluation of the Potential of Multi-Seeded Mutants for Bioethanol Production.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Miller, Ruth D., US Department of Energy, $7,500, “Wind Turbine Data Systems Support.”

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIORNMENTAL RESEARCH

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

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $9,999, “A Comparative Study on the Adoption of Thermal Energy Storage or Electrical Energy Storage for Nuclear Power Plants.”

Roberts, Jeremy A. and Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $8,000, “Fuel Cladding Analysis Tool based on Coupled Meutronics and Thermal-hydraulics.”

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $150,000, “Ballistic Strength and Optimal Design of Single and Multi-Layer 3-D Fabrics.”