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2017 News

Two alumni join Kansas State University College of Engineering Hall of Fame
M.A. "Meg" Yaege, Manhattan, is a 1979 and 1984 graduate of Kansas State University with bachelor's and master's degrees, respectively, in mechanical engineering. Induction to the hall is the highest honor bestowed on its alumni by the college. The honorees will be recognized for their professional success and accomplishment, involvement with and support of the College of Engineering, dedication to K-State, and professional and public service. 

Two alumni join Kansas State University College of Engineering Hall of Fame
M.A. "Meg" Yaege, Manhattan, is a 1979 and 1984 graduate of Kansas State University with bachelor's and master's degrees, respectively, in mechanical engineering. Induction to the hall is the highest honor bestowed on its alumni by the college. The honorees will be recognized for their professional success and accomplishment, involvement with and support of the College of Engineering, dedication to K-State, and professional and public service. 

Blue Key Honor Society selects new members for 2017-2018 school year
Matthew Grosdidier and Nate Fleming from MNE are among just sixteen Kansas State University students selected to spend their upcoming senior year serving the university community through mentorship, leadership and service as members of Blue Key Senior Honor Society.

KS-LSAMP students present research at national STEM conference
Nicole Doughramaji, MNE, completed projects this past summer as part of the KS-LSAMP Research Immersion: Pathways to STEM program, and attended the Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math March 2-4 in Washington D.C.

Professor's work on reducing soil evaporation earns prestigious NSF CAREER award
Melanie Derby, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, will use a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation for her project, "Altering Transient Soil Evaporation Mechanisms through Hydrophobicity."

Chen one of 58 awardees of the U.S. Department of Defense Young Investigator Research Program
A Kansas State University engineering professor has been awarded $360,000 from the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Research Program.

College of Engineering Ambassadors named for 2017
Engineering Ambassadors are current College of Engineering students chosen to promote the engineering profession and act as hosts for the college. Each ambassador is required to have completed the Engineering College Leadership, Understanding and Education, or CLUE, program to be considered for the organization.