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2015 News Releases

Engineering students attend 2015 Gas Machinery Conference
College of Engineering students attended the 2015 Gas Machinery Conference in Austin, Texas.

Dunn to receive radiation science and technology award
Bill Dunn, professor and head of the mechanical and nuclear engineering department, and the Steven M. and Kay L. Theede chair in engineering, has been selected to receive the 2015 American Nuclear Society Radiation Science and Technology Award.

University's nuclear engineering program uses $1.5 million grant to upgrade reactor equipment
Kansas State University's nuclear reactor control console in Ward Hall will be getting a much-needed upgrade, funded by a $1.5 million Nuclear Engineering University Partnerships grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Engineering faculty members cited for teaching and service
Kevin Wanklyn and Kimberly Kramer are recipients of the American Society for Engineering Education Midwest Section Outstanding Teaching Award and Midwest Section Outstanding Service Award, respectively.

Engineering professor named to American Ceramic Society editorial advisory board
Gurpreet Singh, associate professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, has been appointed a member of the editorial advisory board for the American Ceramic Society Bulletin.

DOD center features spotlight article on engineering research
Gurpreet Singh, associate professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, has written a spotlight article for the Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center.

Engineer improves rechargeable batteries with MoS2 nano 'sandwich'
The key to better cellphones and other rechargeable electronics may be in tiny "sandwiches" made of nanosheets, according to mechanical engineering research from Kansas State University.

Two faculty members honored as university distinguished professors
Kansas State University has selected a jazz musician and a nuclear engineer as the newest university distinguished professors. The professors receiving the distinction are Wayne Goins, professor of music, and Douglas McGregor, professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering.

K-State SMART Laboratory featured on the cover of Nuclear News Magazine
Recent developments in Micro-Pocket Fission Detector, or MPFD, have been featured in the Feb. 2015 issue of Nuclear News, a publication of the American Nuclear Society.

Engineer receives NSF CAREER award for nanotechnology research, educational outreach
A prestigious award will support a Kansas State University engineer's research on nanosheets and will help organize educational activities for high school students and teacher