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Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

2020 News

Doctoral candidate in nuclear engineering recognized for best poster
Priyarshini Ghosh, doctoral student in nuclear engineering in the Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, won Best Poster: Nuclear Research and Experiments at the 2020 Idaho National Lab Intern Poster Session.

Engineering professor's NSF-funded work could have use in robotics, smart devices
The NSF has awarded Raj Kumar Pal, assistant professor in the Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, more than $300,000 for his work, "Toward mechanical resonators with zero leakage using elastic meta-structures."

Doctoral student in nuclear engineering recognized with conference award
Brendan Ward, doctoral candidate in nuclear engineering, was awarded the Best Video Presentation — North America Award at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 28th Nuclear Engineering Conference.

Eckels named department head of mechanical and nuclear engineering
Steve Eckels, professor and director of the Institute for Environmental Research at K-State, has been named department head of the Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, effective Aug. 9.

U.S. Department of Energy to fund joint project between Manhattan tech company and K-State mechanical and nuclear engineering department
A team from the Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering has been awarded a subcontract as part of a nearly $1 million, two-year U.S. Department of Energy grant to Radiation Detection Technologies Inc.

Mechanical and nuclear engineering hosts spring and summer 2020 graduating senior and awards celebration
The Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering department hosted its undergraduate graduating senior and awards celebration for spring and summer 2020 via Zoom.

Doctoral candidate awarded legacy scholarship
Gennifer Riley, doctoral candidate in mechanical engineering, has been announced as a recipient of the Marie R. Bonebrake Graduate Award, a legacy scholarship established by Case Bonebrake in honor of his wife and K-State alumnus, Marie.

Department of Defense names mechanical engineering and math student a SMART scholar
Sean Cranford, junior in mechanical engineering and mathematics, has received the U.S. Department of Defense SMART Scholarship.

A new look at university life: Lecture-only format proves successful when teaching from home
A major shift occurred on the K-State campus following spring break when the university made the switch to remote instruction. Read about how engineering faculty are teaching in this new look at university life.

Singh joins editorial team of Journal of the American Ceramic Society
Gurpreet Singh, endowed associate professor in mechanical engineering, will serve as associate editor for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society.