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Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs

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


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Architectural Engineering and Construction Science 
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Nana Baah Appiah-NkanshaPh.D.Ghana Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology; Kumasi, Ghana University of Tsukuba; Tsukuba, Japanbioenergy, bio-based product development, biomass conversion and biofuels, bioprocess optimization
Chelsea DixonPh.D.USATexas A&M University: College Station, TX N/A bioseparations, bioprocessing, biological engineering, extraction protocol optimization 
Yang (Jeanne) LiuPh.D.China Inner Mongolia Medical University; Hohhot, China K-State; Manhattan, KSenvironmental engineering, air quality, cattle production facility air emissions, vegetative environmental buffers
Chemical Engineering  
Yulia BurakovaPh.D.RussiaD. Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia; Moscow, RussiaN/Adevelopment of multiple/complex emulsions as adjuvant systems for animal vaccines
Jared CarsonPh.D.USAUniversity of New Hampshire; Durham, NH N/A fabrication of polymer membranes and their use for gas separation 
Civil Engineering 
Marta MileticPh.D.Croatia  University of Zagreb; Zagreb, Croatia University of Zagreb; Zagreb, Croatiaanalysis of strain localization suppressors in elastic-plastic materials
Computer Science  
Pavel JanovskyPh.D.Czech RepublicCzech Technical University; Prague, Czech RepublicCzech Technical University; Prague, Czech Republicartificial intelligence, multi-agent systems, coalition formation in multi-agent systems
Sam ProcterPh.D.USA 

University of Nebraska; Lincoln, NE

K-State; Manhattan, KStool-supported, safety-critical software engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering  
Kumarsinh JhalaPh.D.IndiaGujarat Technological University; Ahmedabad, IndiaK-State; Manhattan, KScyber-physical systems and wireless communications
Josh MelanderPh.D.USALinfield College; McMinnville, OregonN/Anetwork science, simulated epidemics, temporal networks
Wenji ZhangPh.D.ChinaUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of China; Chengdu, ChinaN/A signal estimation and system control in stochastic hybrid systems
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering  
Anne Grego-NagelPh.D.USA University of Kansas; Lawrence, KS University of Kansas; Lawrence, KS human factors, older adults, service systems, innovation
Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering 
Michael ReichenbergerPh.D.USAK-State; Manhattan, KSN/A in-core neutron flux sensors
Will AsherPh.D.USAK-State; Manhattan, KSK-State; Manhattan KStwo-phase heat transfer and fluid flow with attention to cavitation and pool boiling