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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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May 2015 Awards

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Devlin, Daniel (KCARE), Golden, Bill (Agricultural Economics), Lilja, Nina (Agriculture Experiment Station), Lamm, Freddie (Northwest Research Extension Center), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Area Extension), Aguilar, Jonathan (Southwest Area Extension), Zukoff, Sarah (Southwest Area Extension), Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Extension), Barnes, Philip, and Rogers, Danny, US Agency for International Development, $59,828.22, “Training for Pakistan Proposal: On-Farm Water Management.”

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Edgar, James, National Science Foundation, $349,526, “Scandium Nitride Crystal Growth and Characterization.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Fitzsimmons, Eric, Kansas Department of Transportation, $1,000, “Improving the Traffic Safety Culture in Kansas.”

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Hatcliff, John, Andresen, Daniel, Vasserman, Eugene, Robby, Ranganath, Venkatesh, and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), US Department of Health and Human Services, $100,000, “Development of a Prototype Healthcare Intranet for Improved Health Outcomes.”

Ou, Xinming, Wesch, Michael (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Vaile, Robert (Information Security and Compliance), National Science Foundation, $16,000, “TWC SBE TTP: Medium: Collaborative: Bringing Anthropology into Cybersecurity.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Hatcliff, John (Computing and Information Sciences), Andresen, Daniel (Computing and Information Sciences), Vasserman, Eugene (Computing and Information Sciences), Robby (Computing and Information Sciences), Ranganath, Venkatesh (Computing and Information Sciences), and Warren, Steven, US Department of Health and Human Services, $100,000, “Development of a Prototype Healthcare Intranet for Improved Health Outcomes.”

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

Eckels, Steven, and McCullough, Elizabeth, Multi-Sponsor, $600, “Thermal Properties of Textile Products.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Betz, Amy, and Derby, Melanie, National Science Foundation, $9,500, “EAGER: Control and Mitigation of Frost Formation using Mixed Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Surfaces.”

Derby, Melanie, OneSubsea Corporate Technology, $99,485, “Oil-water Separation Utilizing Surfact Tension Effects in Horizontal Mini-channels.”

Roberts, Jeremy, Geuther, Jeffrey, and McGregor, Douglas, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, $224,935, “Development of a High-Fidelity Model with Depleted Fuel for the Kansas State TRIGA Mark II Reactor.”

McGregor, Douglas, and Shultis, Kenneth, US Department of Defense, $12,000, “Wearable Detection Device (WDD) - Low Visibility Gamma Neutron Sensor.”

Singh, Gurpreet, OneSubsea Corporate Technology, $85,739, “Investigation of Graphene Oxide Coating for Protection Against Seawater Corrosion.”

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $84,638.17, “3D Woven Preform Software Design Tool(s) Development.”

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $25,000, “Improved Design and Manufacturing of High Pressure, Layflat Hose.”