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Nanostructure Research

In-situ mechanical testing of 1-D nanostructures under direct view of electron microscope: Aim is to explore new techniques for separation and mechanical testing of materials that are 10,000 times smaller than width of a human hair. The nanomanipulators and scanning electron microscope were installed last year and one undergraduate and a graduate student has received the training.

In the Spotlight

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. Read More...
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. Read More...