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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
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March 2016 Awards

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

He, Mei, Kansas State University Foundation, $30,910, “Cancer Research – Olathe.”

Devlin, Daniel, Barden, Charles, and Sheshukov, Aleksey, US Department of the Interior, $92,335, “Kansas Water Resources Research Institute 2016.”

Zhang, Meng, Deines, Timothy, and Wang, Donghai, National Science Foundation, $299,969, “Increasing Sugar Yield in Biofuel Manufacturing through Control of Cellulosic Biomass Particle Size.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Fitzsimmons, Eric, Johnson County Public Works, $800, “Johnson County, KS Safety Study.”

Riding, Kyle, and Hossain, Mustaque, Kansas Department of Transportation, $84,000, “Evaluation of Lower Quality Recycled PCCP for Paving Applications.”

Hossain, Mustaque, US Department of Transportation, $700,985, “Implementation of the AASHTO Mechanistic-Empirical Design Guide (AASHTOWare Pavement me Design) for Pavement Rehabilitation.”

Peterman, RobertRiding, Kyle, Wu, Chih-Hang, and Beck, B. Terry, US Department of Transportation, $306,903, “Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials.”

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Hatcliff, John, Vasserman, Eugene, and Ranganath, Venkatesh, US Department of Homeland Security, $134,548, “Cyber Physical System Security (CPSSEC).”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Prakash, Punit, Broncus Medical Inc., $108,919, “Broncoschopic Microwave Ablation of Lung Tumors: Antenna Design and Characterization towards Pilot Clinical Study.”

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Zhang, Meng, Wang, Donghai,and Deines, Timothy, National Science Foundation, $299,969, “Increasing Sugar Yield in Biofuel Manufacturing through Control of Cellulosic Biomass Particle Size.”

Peterman, Robert, Riding, Kyle, Wu, Chih-Hang, and Beck, B. Terry, US Department of Transportation, $306,903, “Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials.”

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Snead, Bruce, US Environmental Protection Agency, $7,500, “Kansas State University – Missouri Radon Training.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Peterman, Robert, Riding, Kyle, Wu, Chih-Hang, and Beck, B. Terry, US Department of Transportation, $306,903, “Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials.”

Ugorowski, Philip, Geuther, Jeffrey, Roberts, Jeremy, and McGregor, Douglas, US Department of Energy, $205,097, “Advanced Instrumentation for Transient Reactor Testing.”

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $100,000, “Real Scale Numberical Simulation of Ballistic Tests for Multi-layer Fabric Body Armor.”