Bill Dunn, professor and head of the mechanical and nuclear engineering department, and the Steven M. and Kay L. Theede chair in engineering, has been selected to receive the 2015 American Nuclear Society Radiation Science and Technology Award.
The Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department at Kansas State University (KSU) leads the KSU College of Engineering in research, with exciting programs in nanotechnology, thermal sciences, nuclear engineering, materials and controls. In this film we showcase our research reactor, the Semiconductor Materials and Radiological Technologies (SMART) laboratory, and computational methods for reactor analysis.
The awards selection committee of the American Society for Engineering Education, Midwest Section, has named K-State faculty members Kevin Wanklyn and Kimberly Kramer as recipients of its Midwest Section Outstanding Teaching Award and Midwest Section Outstanding Service Award, respectively.
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