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Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs

Engineering Research and Graduate Programs (ERGP)
Kansas State University
College of Engineering
1042 Rathbone Hall
1701B Platt St.
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5844
Fax:785-532-7810
ergp@k-state.edu

October 2013 Awards

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE

Jones, Taylor S., KEMA, LLC, $20,000, "Phase I-Evaluate Potential for Phosphate Recovery from Ethanol Plant Byproduct Stream through Bobierrite Precipitation."

Kramer, Bradley A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi- Sponsor, $170,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Hutchinson, John A. (Geography), and Stacy L., Harrington Jr., National Science Foundation, $941,470, "Understanding Climate Change in the Great Plains: Source, Impact, and Mitigation."

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $69,000, "Gravel Road Paving Guidelines."

Mladenov, Natalie, National Science Foundation, $49,537, "The Role of Dust on Snow and Other Aeolian Inputs in Soil Formation and Biogeochemical Cycling in Barren, Alpine Catchments."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Sayre, Eleanor C. (Physics), Hsu, William H., Vasserman, Eugene, National Science Foundation, $422,603, "Collaborative Research: Community Implementation: WIDER: Data Explorer and Assessment Resources for Faculty."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Kuhn, William B., Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology), Natarajan, Balasubramani, Gruenbacher, Don M., Day, Dwight D., Warren, Steven, and Sobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $261,682, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Changing Technologies."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Easton, Todd W., Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company, $30,000, "Optimizing Energy Planning for Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Snead, Bruce C., and Hanson, Brian R., US Environmental Protection Agency, $124,000, "Radon Projects for Kansas."

Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $5,000, "Training for the Nebraska State Radon Program 2013-14."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

McGregor, Douglas S., US Navy, $102,038, "High Efficiency Solid State Neutron Detector."