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

September 2013 Awards 

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Kramer, Bradley A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi- Sponsor, $50,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."
 
Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., US Department of Commerce, $250,000, "Kansas State University Olathe Innovation Accelerator University Center Program Grant."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, $9,000, "Mechanistic Modeling of Wind Barriers and Grain Commingling Using CFD and DEM."
 
Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $55,000, "Spectroscopic Measurement of Biological Materials."
 
Wang, Donghai, US Department of Transportation, $37,995, "Commercialization of Identity Preserved Grain Sorghum with Optimized Endosperm Matrices for Enhanced Bioethanol Conversion and High Lysine DDG Feed and Food Value."

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Leven, Blase A., US Department of Defense, $65,500, "Non-Lethal Weapons Maritime Environmental Memorandum of Agreement and Job Aid, Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWP) Quantico, VA."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Holman, Johnathon D.(Southwest Research Extension Center), and Steward, David R. US Department of Agriculture, $402,660, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Andresen, Daniel A., Brown, Susan J. (Biology),Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography), Vasserman, Eugene, Caragea, Doina,Scoglio, Caterina M.(Electrical and Computer Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering),   and  National Science Foundation, $499,113, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data-Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

Gustafson, David A., NetApp, Inc., $15,878, "CIS Internship Program."

Hatcliff, John M., Chalin, Patrice, and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, $80,000, "FDA SIR: Risk Assessment Techniques for Apps and Devices Within Interoperable Medical Frameworks."

Neilsen, Mitchell L., US Department of Agriculture, $35,000, "Enhancement of Software Tools for Predicting Embankment Erosion of Earthen Dams."

Ou, Xinming (Simon), Wesch, Michael (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Vaile, Robert S. (Information Secuirty & Compliance), National Science Foundation, $699,845, "TWC SBE TTP: Medium: Collaborative: Bringing Anthropology into Cybersecurity."

Ou, Xinming (Simon), Hatcliff, John M.,  Robby, -, and  DeLoach, Scott A., US Department of Defense, $605,650, "Enhancing the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Research and Education Infrastructure of Kansas State University."

Singh, Gurdip, Kansas State University Foundation, $8,000, "Mounday PhD Graduate Fellowship Support."

DEAN OF ENGINEERING
Mason, April (Office of the Provost), Wiley, Zelia Z. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Montelone, Beth A. (Dean of Arts and Sciences), Thurston, Linda P. (Dean of Education), and Grauer, Bette, National Science Foundation, $500,000, "Pathways to STEM: Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Andresen, Daniel A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography), Vasserman, Eugene (Computing and Information Sciences), Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Scoglio, Caterina M., Schulz, Noel N., and Gruenbacher, Don M., National Science Foundation, $499,113, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data-Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

Miller, Ruth D., US Department of Energy, $36,945, "Wind Turbine Data Systems Support."

Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Prakash, Punit, Troyer, Deryl L. (Anatomy and Physiology), and Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), National Science Foundation, $1,201,568.00 "MRI: Development of an Integrated Image-guided Thermal Therapy Platform."

Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), Warren, Steven, and Schinstock, Dale E.(Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $249,365, "Standardized "Pre-flight" Exercise Tests to Predict Performance during Extravehicular Activities in a Lunar Environment."

Hatcliff, John M. (Computing and Information Sciences), Chalin, Patrice (Computing and Information Sciences), and Warren, Steven, National Science Foundation, $80,000, "FDA SIR: Risk Assessment Techniques for Apps and Devices Within Interoperable Medical Frameworks."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Ben-Arieh, David H., US Department of Veterans Affairs, $85,961, "Telemental Health Appointment Optimization."

Chang, Shing I.,Rys, Malgorzata J., and Ben-Arieh, David H., US Department of Veterans Affairs, $68,577, "Enhancing our Virtual Learning Environment."

Easton, Todd W., U.S. Stone Industries, LLC, $7,500, "Agreement Between US Stone Industries LLC and Kansas State University."

Pei, Zhijian, National Science Foundation, $270,866, "National Science Foundation - Intergovernmental Personnel Act."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Geuther, Jeffrey A., Sandia National Laboratories, $47,024, "Voluntary Security Enhancements for the Research and Test Reactor at Kansas State University."

Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Schinstock, Dale E., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $249,365, "Standardized "Pre-flight" Exercise Tests to Predict Performance during Extravehicular Activities in a Lunar Environment."

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $150,000, "Ballistic Strength and Optimal Design of Single and Multi-Layer 3-D Fabrics."