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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
Fax:785-532-7810
ergp@k-state.edu

February 2017

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Hadley, Gregg (Agriculture & Natural Resources) and Ebert, Kerri, US Department of Agriculture, $110,000, “Kansas SARE – Kansas 2017 PDP.”

Sharda, Ajay and Prabhakar, Pavithra (Computer Science), US Department of Agriculture, $499,968, “Develop Canopy Sensing and Computational Systems for Real-Time Control and Feedback of Irrigation Technology.”

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Amama, Placidus,National Science Foundation, $105,265, “CAREER: Rational Design of Efficient Carbon Nanotube-Supported TiO2 Photocatalysts for Air Purification.”

Edgar, James, National Science Foundation, $5,500, “Hexagonal Boron Nitride Crystal Growth from Solution: A Study of Fundamentals.”

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Sharda, Ajay (Biological and Agricultural Engineering) and Prabhakar, Pavithra, US Department of Agriculture, $499,968, “Develop Canopy Sensing and Computational Systems for Real-Time Control and Feedback of Irrigation Technology.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Kuhn, William, US Department of Energy, $98,000, “RF Design/Layout of High-Frequency Electronics in Advanced PC Board Technologies.”

Carter, David (Kansas Industrial Extension Services) and Miller, Ruth, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $20,000, “Wind for Schools.”

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Carter, David and Miller, Ruth (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $20,000, “Wind for Schools.”

Snead, Bruce, US Department of Health and Human Services, $2,700, “Training for the Nebraska State Radon Program 2017.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $55,228, “Experimental Investigation of Forced Convection and Natural Circulation Cooling of a VHTR Core under Normal Operation and Accident Scenario.”

Chen, Mingchang (James), US Department of Defense, $120,000, “A Multiscale Morphing Continuum Analysis on Energy Cascade of Compressible Turbulence.”

Derby, Melanie, National Science Foundation, $500,000, “CAREER: Altering Transient Soil Evaporation Mechanisms through Hydrophobicity.”