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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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March 2014 Awards

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Maghirang, Ronaldo and Steichen, James, US Department of Agriculture, $20,000, “Measurement and Modeling of Fugitive Dust from Off-Road DOD Activities.”

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Hohn, Keith, INVISTA, $87,857, “Impact of Amines on Catalytic Dehydration of 2, 3-butanediol to 1, 3-butadiene.”

Rezac, Mary, National Science Foundation, $108,600, “REU Site: Summer Academy in Sustainable BioEnergy.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Hossain, Mustaque, Kansas Department of Transportation, $68,000, “Durable Recycled Superpave Mixes in Kansas.”

Hossain, Mustaque, Kansas Department of Transportation, $78,000, “Friction Management on KDOT Highways.”

Riding, Kyle, Kansas Department of Transportation, $68,000, “Best Practices for Concrete Pumping.”

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Ou, Xinming (Simon), National Science Foundation, $90,379, “CAREER: Reasoning about Uncertainty in Cybersecurity.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Kuhn, William, US Department of Energy, $30,630, “Characterization of Thin Film on LTCC Technologies.”

Miller, Ruth, Spaulding, Gregory (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), and Wang, Youqi (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $8,954, “Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team.”

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Goode, Barbara, US Environmental Protection Agency, $18,529, “Environmental Sustainability for the Salina, Kansas Community Level II.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Miller, Ruth (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Spaulding, Gregory, and Wang, Youqi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $8,954, “Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team.”

Wang, Youqi, Textile Engineering and Manufacturing, Inc., $50,000, “3D Woven Preform Design Code Simulation and Development.”