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Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs

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

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September 2014 Awards

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE

Procter, David (Center for Engagement and Community Development) and Morgan, Heather, US Department of Agriculture, $99,000, “Rural Business Enterprise Grant – E-Commerce and Marketing Assistance.”

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Maghirang, Ronaldo, US Department of Agriculture, $22,199, “Mechanistic Modeling of Wind Barriers and Grain Commingling Using CFD and DEM.”

Sharda, Ajay, US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, “Developing a Thermal Imaging System for On-Demand Corn Temperature Profiles for Variable Rate Irrigation – Devin Mangus.”

Slocombe, John, US Department of Agriculture, $180,000, “Kansas AgrAbility Project.”

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $37,000, “Spectroscopic Measurement of Biological Materials.”

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Stokes, Robert, Land Institute, $23,188, “Non-Legume Sources of Nitrogen Fixation 2015.”

Tucker, Stacey, Kansas Department of Transportation, $68,000, “Characterizing Soil Erosion Potential Using Electrical Resistivity Imaging.”

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Andresen, Daniel, Poland, Jesse (Agronomy), Brown, Susan (Biology), Caragea, Doina, and Ou, Xinming (Simon), National Science Foundation, $300,000, “MRI: Acquisition of an Adaptive Data Cluster for Data-intensive Applications in Science and Engineering.”

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Scoglio, Caterina, US Department of Agriculture, $151,048, “Modeling Japanese Encephalitits in US using Interconnected Networks.”

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Larson, Nancy and Carter, David, US Environmental Protection Agency, $11,104, “Intern Programs Partner to Reassess P2 Implementation and Study Related Motivating Drivers.”

Goode, Barbara, US Department of Agriculture, $24,886, “Assessment of the Salina Area Food System.”

Hamel, Ryan and Larson, Nancy, US Department of Agriculture, $53,000, “K-State and Partners Work to Keep Toxic Metals Out of Landfills.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Dunn, William, US Department of Energy, $287,125, “Proposal for a Consortium for Nonproliferation-Enabling Capabilities.”