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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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January 2016 Awards

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE

Tucker, Jeffrey, Kansas Department of Commerce, $40,000, “KDOC Innovation Growth Program.”

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $5,000, “Accelerating Genetic Improvement for Oat Milling and Nutritional Quality.”

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Amama, Placidus, National Science Foundation, $75,010, “Nanocarbon Hybrid Structures for Fast and Reversible Lithium Ion Storage.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $58,000, “Safety Evaluation of Raised Speed Limits on Kansas Freeways and Other Roadways.”

Fitzsimmons, Eric and Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $60,161, “Updating the Lane Closure Guide for Urban Highways in Kansas: Phase 1.”

Fitzsimmons, Eric, National Academy of Sciences, $3,640, “Self De-Icing LED Signals for Railroads and Highway Intersections.”

Parameswaran, Prathap, National Science Foundation, $13,552, “Modeling Wastewater Sludge Hydrolysis Aided by High Temporal Resolution Measurements through Microbial Electrochemistry.”

COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Prabhaker, Pavithra, National Science Foundation, $150,668, “CAREER: Robust Verification of Cyber-Physical Systems.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Miller, Ruth, US Department of Energy, $23,000, “Wind for Schools (WAS) Wind Application Center (WAC) Operation.”

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Ben-Arieh, David, and Wu, Chih-Hang, SORA Medical Solutions LLC, $44,195, “Data Analysis of the ApolloMED Mobile App.”

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Carter, David, and Snead, Bruce, US Department of Energy, $48,200, “The Kansas Corporation Commission and Kansas State University.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Bindra, Hitesh, National Science Foundation, $78,719, “A Noval Method to Simultaneously Separate CO2 and Recover Thermal Energy from Flue Gases.”