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Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

2018 News

James Chen, MNE, has been selected to receive the Outstanding Young Engineer Award from the Wichita Council of Engineering Societies.

Best Paper award for doctoral student in mechanical engineering
Ryan Huber, Kansas State University doctoral student in mechanical engineering, was awarded Best Student Paper, Ph.D. category, at the recent 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Endowed professorship awarded to engineering professor Melanie Derby
Assistant professor of K-State MNE has been named a recipient of the Hal and Mary Siegele Professorship in Engineering.

University engineering team to design, analyze and test against high-level radiological materials threat
The U.S. Department of Defense Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command has executed $100,000 for year one of "Radiological Systems Research for Detection, Localization and Isotope Identification," as part of a five-year initial award contract valued at $2.2 million.

Kansas State University research team wins R&D 100 Award for wearable radiation detection technology
Technology from Kansas State University won a 2017 R&D 100 Award for a vest that helps the wearer blend into the environment while detecting dangerous radiation.