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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

September 2016

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Flippo, Daniel, Brokesh, Edwin, Sharda, Ajay, McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), and Zukoff, Sarah (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Corn Commission, $37,990, “Comprehensive Study of Light Wavelength and Image Processing to Automatically Identify Corn Pests.”

Hutchinson, Stacey and Parameswaran, Prathap (Civil Engineering),US Department of Defense, $3,000, “Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR) for Sustainable Wastewater Treatment.”

Zhu, Kun Yan (Entomology) and Maghirang, Ronaldo, US Department of Agriculture, $499,999, “Improving Efficacy of Aerosol Applications for Control of Stored Product Insects in Wheat and Rice Mills.”

Devlin, Daniel (Kansas Water Resources Research Institute), Aiken, Robert (Northwest Research Extension Center), Aguilar, Johnathan (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathan (Southwest Research Extension Center), Jaeger, John (Hays Research Center), Johnson, Sandra (Northwest Area Office), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kulesza, Stacey (Civil Engineering), Lamm, Freddie (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), Obour, Augustine (Hays Research Center), O’Brien, Daniel (North West Area Office), Rogers, Danny, Schlegel, Alan (Southwest Research Extension Center), Steward, David (Civil Engineering), Vandeveer, Monte (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $478,713, “Water Management to Sustain the Economic Activity from the Ogallala Aquifer on the Southern High Plains – KSU.”

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

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Fitzsimmons, Eric, US Department of Transportation, $3,573, “Self De-icing LED Signals.”

Devlin, Daniel (Kansas Water Resources Research Institute), Aiken, Robert (Northwest Research Extension Center), Aguilar, Johnathan (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathan (Southwest Research Extension Center), Jaeger, John (Hays Research Center), Johnson, Sandra (Northwest Area Office), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kulesza, Stacey, Lamm, Freddie (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), Obour, Augustine (Hays Research Center), O’Brien, Daniel (North West Area Office),Rogers, Danny (Biological and Agricultural Engineering),Schlegel, Alan (Southwest Research Extension Center), Steward, David, Vandeveer, Monte (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $478,713, “Water Management to Sustain the Economic Activity from the Ogallala Aquifer on the Southern High Plains – KSU.”

Hutchinson, Stacey(Biological and Agricultural Engineering)and Parameswaran, Prathap,US Department of Defense, $3,000, “Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR) for Sustainable Wastewater Treatment.”

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Adee, Eric (Agronomy), Aguilar, Jonathan (Southwest Area Office), Andresen, Daniel, Assefa Mulisa, Yared (Agronomy), Duncan, Stewart (Northeast Area Office), Foster, Anserd (Southwest Areas Office), Griffin, Terry (Agricultural Economics), Haag, Lucas (Northwest Area Office), Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), McCornack, Brian (Entomology), O’Brien, Daniel (Northwest Area Office), Pagadala, Venkata (Agriculture), Roozeboom, Kraig (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Corn Commission, $39,350, “Corn Management Decision Guiding Website and Mobile App.”

DEAN OF ENGINEERING

Mason, April (Provost), Grauer, Bette, Montelone, Beth (Arts and Science), Morales, Amanda (Curriculum), Thurston, Linda (Education), Wiley, Zelia (Agriculture), National Science Foundation, $500,000, “Pathways to STEM: Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.”

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Lin, Dong and Zhang, Meng (Peter), Foot Locker Retail, Inc., $1,673, “3D Printing of Models for Foot Locker Junction City Distribution Facility.”

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

Eckels, Steven and McCullough, Elizabeth, Multi-Sponsor, $2,400, “Thermal Properties of Textile Products.”

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Larson, Nancy and Carter, David, US Environmental Protection Agency, $146,671, “Kansas Partners Identify and Implement P2 Strategies that Address National Emphasis Area.”

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

McGregor, Douglas, Geuther, Jeffrey and Roberts, Jeremy, US Department of Energy, $82,435, “Develop an Active Sensor Array Prototype for Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory.”

Spaulding, Gregory, FCA US LLC, $15,000, “SRT Compression Ratio Study – Senior Design I & II.”

Wei, Mingjun, US Army, $47,272, “Comprehensive Reduced Order Modeling and Validations for Loads and Flight Stability of a Flapping Wing.”