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2014 News Releases

Mechanical engineering students attend 2014 Gas Machinery Conference
A team of mechanical engineering students from Kansas State University experienced three days of technical training and presentations by the natural gas transmission industry's leading experts, while assisting in overall operations of the 2014 Gas Machinery Conference, Oct. 6–8, in Nashville, Tennessee.

University-developed neutron detector named among Top 100 technologies of the year
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.

Unmanned aerial systems team takes fourth at international competition
The Kansas State University Unmanned Aerial Systems Team made the right maneuvers to land a top five finish at the recent 12th annual Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's student competition. This year's event was June 18-21 at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station near Lexington Park, Maryland.

Kansas State University inviting Native American students to explore opportunities in nuclear engineering
The Kansas State University chapter of the American Nuclear Society is hosting Native American high school and college students from across Kansas in an event to help them learn more about careers in nuclear engineering.

Patented research remotely detects nitrogen-rich explosives
A Kansas State University engineer has developed a patented technique that improves military security and remotely detects improvised explosive devices. The same technique could help police during drug searches.

Dunn named department head of mechanical and nuclear engineering
William L. Dunn has been named department head of mechanical and nuclear engineering.