Douglas McGregor Named University Distinguished Professor. McGregor is recognized internationally for his research in radiation detector design and development. He has served as director of Kansas State University's Semiconductor Materials and Radiological Technologies Laboratory, or SMART Lab, since his arrival at the university in 2002.
Gurpreet Singh, assistant professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, has received a $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award, "Scalable liquid exfoliation processing of ultrathin two-dimensional metal dichalcogenides nanosheets for energy storage devices."
The latest issue of the MNE Department newsletter is now available
The Office of International Programs has selected Mo Hosni, professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, as the 2014 International Educator of the Year.
MANHATTAN — Kansas State University engineers have developed a lithium-based neutron detector that is being recognized as one of the year's Top 100 newly developed technologies.
The K-State College of Engineering Baja team placed 16th out of 100 registered schools in their recent competition. This was the second event for the team this year. The competition was held in Pittsburg KS and universities from all the US were represented as well as teams from Canada and Mexico.
Dr. Kevin Wanklyn has been selected to receive a 2014 Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. He was also selected by the College of Engineering to receive the 2014 James L. Hollis Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
Melanie Derby, MNE, was awarded a 2014 K-State Mentoring Fellowship, in conjunction with Steve Eckels, MNE
Engineering undergraduate students participate in the first Engineering Undergraduate Research Poster Forum
The first Engineering Undergraduate Research Poster Forum on April 22 in the the College of Engineering Atrium included 22 poster presentations from five different engineering departments. Research topics included advanced manufacturing and materials, energy, nuclear engineering and sensors, and systems and networks, among other topics. Twenty-six faculty, staff and graduate students were involved in judging the posters, and many others stopped by to view the research posters.