Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Mechanical and nuclear engineering advances the world through innovative solutions to complex challenges.
The Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering offers undergraduate degrees in mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering with a nuclear option. Graduate degrees are offered in both mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering.
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Fan receives NSF grant to build technology for analyzing gene expression
Shih-Kang "Scott" Fan, professor in the Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at K-State, has received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to use electromicrofluidics to study gene versions at the single-cell level and create multimodal maps of gene isoforms.
- K-State to lead $6M NSF project to study soil moisture preservation methods
The National Science Foundation has announced that Melanie Derby, associate professor in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, will receive a nearly $3 million grant as part of a $6 million cooperative award to study the potential for microbially active soil amendments to provide a long-term solution for conserving moisture and increasing nutrient availability for climate change-stressed crops.
Wei receives NSF EAGER award for study of flow physics in microswimmers
Mingjun Wei, associate professor in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineeringat Kansas State University, has received an early-concept grant for exploratory research, or EAGER, award from the National Science Foundation for his research exploring Purcell-like locomotion for microswimmers.