Research team awarded $2.8M DOE grant to enhance solar energy capabilities, resiliency of power grid
K-State announced that it received a three-year, $2.8 million research award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to advance solar energy's role in strengthening the resilience of the U.S. electricity grid.
Workshop provides insight on next-generation ceramic composites for aerospace industry
Gurpreet Singh, associate professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering and principal investigator of an NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education grant, recently hosted the second polymer-derived ceramics workshop in Boulder, Colorado.
Mechanical and nuclear engineering graduate students win awards at annual meeting
Two graduate students from the Kansas State University Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering each received a Best Presentation/Paper Award at the annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society June 9-13 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Kansas State University honors 2018 inventors
K-State researchers' work was recognized with patents or plant variety protection certificates in 2018.
Eckels named interim department head
Steve Eckels, professor and director of the Institute for Environmental Research at Kansas State University, has been named interim department head of the Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, effective July 1.
Betz named assistant dean for retention, diversity and inclusion in engineering
Amy Betz, associate professor in the Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, has been named the new assistant dean for retention, diversity and inclusion in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.
Alan and Jan Levin invest in naming the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Alan and Jan Levin invest in the naming of the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.
Applicants sought for state's first NSF Research Traineeship grant
An interdisciplinary team across three colleges and six departments at K-State is actively recruiting participants for a five-year, $2.9 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program, or NSF NRT, the first ever awarded in the state.
K-State cohosts joint U.S. and India nuclear reactor safety symposium
Kansas State University and the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, served as lead organizers for the recent Symposium on Advanced Sensors and Modeling Techniques for Nuclear Reactor Safety, held Dec. 15-19, 2018, in Bombay, India.