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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

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July 2017 Awards

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Sheshukov, Aleksey, National Science Foundation, $105,886, “Collaborative Research: Hydrologic and Permafrost Changes Due to Tree Expansion into Tundra.”

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Li, Jun (Chemistry) and Liu, Bin, National Science Foundation, $430,349, “A Novel Fuel Cell Catalyst and Support Architecture Based on Edge-site Pyridinic Nitrogen-doping on Vertically Aligned Conical Carbon Nanofibers.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Kulesza, Stacey, US Department of Transportation, $110,742, “Predicting Critical Shear Stress of Fine-grained Soils in Kansas.”

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Caragea, Doina, National Science Foundation, $200,000, “SaTC: Core: Small: Collaborative: Data-Driven Approaches for Large-Scale Security Analysis of Mobile Applications.”

DEAN OF ENGINEERING

Bitsie-Baldwin, LaVerne and Clark, Gary, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, $135,000, “NACME Scholars Program.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Prakash, Punit, Hologic, Inc., $89,895, “Investigation of Microwave Endometrial Ablation (MEA): Phase III.”

Prakash, Punit, Hologic, Inc., $58,410, “Investigation of Microwaves for Thermally Mediated Tissue Remodeling with Application to Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence.”

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Zang, Meng, National Science Foundation, $82,689, “Collaborative Research: Creating An Upper Division Additive Manufacturing Course and Laboratory for Enhancing Undergraduate Research and Innovation.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Betz, Amy, National Science Foundation, $9,500, “Collaborative Research: Understanding, Mitigating, and Controlling Frost Formation Through the Use of Biphilic and Hybrid Surfaces Under Static and Dynamic Conditions.”