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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 2015 Awards

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE

Jones, Taylor, US Department of Transportation, $381,657, “Active Suspension Control and Positioning - A Stewart Platform.”

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Hadley, Gregg (Agriculture & Natural Resource), and Ebert, Kerri, US Department of Agriculture, $100,000, “Kansas SARE - Kansas 2015 PDP.”

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $5,000, “Acquisition of Goods and Services.”

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $35,000, “Spectroscopic Measurement of Biological Materials.”

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH

Leven, Blase, US Department of Defense, $18,000, “Evaluations for Airburst Non-lethal Weapon System Program.”

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Hohn, Keith, INVISTA, $94,171, “Impact of Amines on Catalytic Dehydration of 2,3-butanediol to 1,3-butadiene.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Peterman, Robert, Kansas Department of Transportation, $84,464, “Comparison of NU Girders and K-Girders for Use in Kansas Pretensioned Concrete Bridges.”

Peterman, RobertRiding, Kyle, Wu, Chih-Hang (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Beck, B. Terry (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $315,180, “Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials”.

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

DeLoach, Scott, and Ou, Xinming (Simon), US Department of Defense, $203,313, “Understanding and Quantifying the Impact of Moving Target Defenses on Computer Networks.”

Hatcliff, JohnRobby, and Ranganath, Venkatesh, National Science Foundation, $80,000, “FDA SIR: Compositional Approaches to Safety and Risk Management for Medical Application Platforms.”

Hsu, William, US Department of Energy, $80,000, “Capacity-Oriented Relational Information Extraction from Public Domain Text Sources.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Miller, Ruth andWhite, Warren (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $8,000, “Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team 2016.”

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Peterman, Robert (Civil Engineering), Riding, Kyle (Civil Engineering), Wu, Chih-Hang, and Beck, B. Terry (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $315,180, “Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials”.

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Larson, Nancy and Carter, David, US Environmental Protection Agency, $74,548, “Kansas Pollution Prevention Grants - 2014 (P2).”

Goode, Barbara, US Environmental Protection Agency, $4,618, “Environmental Sustainability for the Salina, Kansas Community Level II.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Peterman, Robert (Civil Engineering), Riding, Kyle (Civil Engineering), Wu, Chih-Hang (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Beck, B. Terry, US Department of Transportation, $315,180, “Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials”.

McGregor, DouglasUgorowski, PhilipGeuther, Jeffrey and Roberts, Jeremy, US Department of Energy, $39,140, “Develop an Active Sensor Array Prototype for Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory.”

Miller, Ruth (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and White, Warren, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $8,000, “Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team 2016.”