Wu receives collaborative NSF grant to build sustainable infrastructure for tribal communities
Hongyu Wu, associate professor in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, has received a grant of more than $1.1 million from the National Science Foundation to engineer and develop sustainable microgrid infrastructure to improve the reliability of power systems in Indigenous nations.
Four engineering faculty members receive named positions
Katie Loughmiller, Arslan Munir, Punit Prakash and Hongyu Wu all recently received named positions in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.
Wu receives Department of Defense grant to build security test bed for all-electric ships
Hongyu Wu, Kansas State University associate professor of engineering, has received a more than $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense's Office of Naval Research to build a high-fidelity, cyber-physical test bed for all-electric ships.
K-State engineering professor to lead nearly $1M community project on energy resilience
Bala Natarajan, Kansas State University engineering professor, will lead a nearly $1 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy aimed at developing an analysis and planning tool that will enhance community power grid resilience in Ford County.
Symposium on Solar Energy for Rural Kansas held at K-State
Anil Pahwa, Hongyu Wu and Bala Natarajan hosted the Symposium on Solar Energy for Rural Kansas on Aug. 7. The symposium welcomed several guest speakers who spoke about their experiences and opportunities for advancing solar energy in rural communities.
Wildcat Wind Power tops national DOE Collegiate Wind Competition for second consecutive year
Kansas State University's Wildcat Wind Power team repeated as the winner of the 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition, a U.S. Department of Energy event in Boulder, Colorado.
K-State team designs web application for dengue data visualization and case prediction
Dengue fever remains a significant public health concern in many tropical and subtropical countries, and there is still a need for a system that can effectively combine global risk assessment with timely incidence forecasting.
K-State robotics team to compete at nationals after sweeping regional competition
A group from the Kansas State University Robotics Competition Team will compete for a national championship this weekend after sweeping first and second place at its regional competition in April.
Scoglio honored as university distinguished professor
Caterina Scoglio, recipient of the Paslay Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Steve Hsu keystone research scholar, was one of five professors honored as university distinguished professors, the highest faculty title bestowed at K-State.
Scoglio receives grant to study disease spread and long-distance dispersal of pathogens
Caterina Scoglio, professor in the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a U.S. Department of Agriculture – Research Education and Economics grant to study long-distance dispersal and disease spread of six model hosts and pathogens.
Engineering student receives award from Kansas Prevention Collaborative
Abby Aguilar, sophomore in biomedical engineering, received the 2022 Kansas Prevention Young Leader Award from the Kansas Prevention Collaborative at its annual conference in Wichita.
Carl R. Ice College of Engineering honors pair with Sue Barsamian Awards for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion
The awards, endowed and first presented by alumna Sue Barsamian in 2021, were given to Abby Aguilar, sophomore in biomedical engineering, and Melanie Derby, associate professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering.
Two engineering doctoral students on winning team of international cybersecurity event
Two doctoral students in electrical and computer engineering at Kansas State University were part of a four-member team that won the 2022 HACK@SEC virtual cybersecurity event.
Wu awarded Lucas-Rathbone Professorship in Engineering
Hongyu Wu, Michelle Munson-Serban Simu Keystone research scholar and associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded a Lucas-Rathbone Professorship in Engineering at K-State. The five-year appointment carries annual funding to be used in support of his designation as a highly regarded K-State educator and researcher in the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Mirafzal awarded Louie T. Marshall Engineering Professorship
Behrooz Mirafzal, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded the first Louie T. Marshall Engineering Professorship at K-State. The five-year appointment carries annual funding to be used in support of his designation as a highly regarded K-State educator and researcher in the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Two electrical and computer engineering faculty recognized by IEEE
Anil Pahwa and Caterina Scoglio, both faculty members of the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, were recently recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE.
Wildcat Wind Power notches first-ever win at DOE's Collegiate Wind Competition
Kansas State University's Wildcat Wind Power team won the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition, a U.S. Department of Energy event in San Antonio May 16-18.
Natarajan leads K-State portion of $24 million NSF investment in resilient, socially equitable infrastructure
Ensuring that infrastructure is equipped to support all communities after a disaster, including historically underserved groups that often receive less aid in the aftermath, is the aim of a new five-year, $24 million statewide initiative funded by the National Science Foundation.
K-State to compete at nationals after sweeping top spots at regional collegiate robotics competition
Two teams from the Kansas State University Robotics Competition Team will compete at the National Robotics League Championship and College Invitational Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21, after sweeping first and second place at the regional competition in April.
Electrical and computer engineering annual awards
The Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted its ninth annual awards banquet on May 3, celebrating the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff.
Schmitz selected for NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship
Ceci Schmitz, senior in electrical engineering, was selected for the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship. She will attend Duke University in the fall to pursue her doctorate in biomedical engineering.
Three alumni honored with induction to Engineering Hall of Fame
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering will induct Michelle Munson, EE' 96, into its Hall of Fame at the Seaton Society Award Celebration on March 5.
Wu receives NSF CAREER award for power grid defense project
Hongyu Wu, Michelle Munson-Serban Simu Keystone research scholar and associate professor in the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Kansas State University, has received a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, Award from the National Science Foundation.
Carl R. Ice College of Engineering remains top choice for engineers in Kansas in 2021
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering at Kansas State University remains the top choice in Kansas for future engineers, boasting the largest number of graduates and currently enrolled students of any engineering school in the state in 2021.
Electrical and computer engineering department names winners of Fall Senior Design Expo
The Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted its semiannual Senior Design Expo on Dec. 7, 2021, in the Engineering Hall Atrium. Four teams presented projects to faculty, staff, students and guests.
Scoglio and Valent earn Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award for excellence in research, graduate teaching
Internationally recognized researchers in network science and plant diseases are being recognized as the 2021-2022 Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Foundation Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award recipients at Kansas State University.
Kim awarded NSF grant to develop next-generation wound treatment
Jungkwun "JK" Kim, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received a National Science Foundation grant to develop a next-generation wound treatment that also resists infection through microneedle-mediated adaptive phototherapy.
Pair of engineering faculty members receive named positions
Behrooz Mirafzal and Hayder Rasheed are each recent recipients of named positions in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.
Mirafzal publishes textbook on power electronics
Behrooz Mirafzal, professor in the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the author of a textbook titled "Power Electronics in Energy Conversion Systems," recently published by McGraw Hill.
Wu appointed associate editor for IEEE journals
Hongyu Wu, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been appointed an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics journals.
Fateh awarded NSF grant to develop smart coil technology for AC motors
Fariba Fateh, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received a National Science Foundation grant to develop smart coil technology for use in high-performance alternating current, or AC, motor drives.
Scoglio awarded USDA grant to develop tool to estimate insect pathogen risk
Caterina Scoglio, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received a U.S. Department of Agriculture — Research Education and Economics grant to develop a computer tool used to estimate the risk for arthropod-transmitted pathogens.
Electrical and computer engineering department hosts Senior Design Expo
The Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted its annual Senior Design Expo on May 4 in the Engineering Hall atrium.
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering at Kansas State University has announced the first six recipients of its inaugural John H. Bateman Scholarship, which recognizes select outstanding students who plan to major in engineering at the university.
Congratulations to Brianna Wagoner, Electrical Engineering
The junior honorary at Kansas State University, Chimes, has selected members for the 2021-2022 academic year.
ECE doctoral student recognized for his work at international conference
Mohsen S. Pilehvar, doctoral candidate and graduate research assistant in the electrical and computer engineering department, received third place in the 2020 Best Paper Awards at a recent conference.
Renewable energy research led by ECE professor awarded third prize from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Behrooz Mirafzal led a research effort on renewable energy whose findings resulted in a journal paper awarded third prize by the Renewable Energy Committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Industry Application Society.
NSF-funded project focuses on improved security of smart devices
Smart homes, smart infrastructure, smart health and more — the list of applications embedded with sensors, software and other technologies for the purpose of connecting and exchanging data with other devices continues to drive the need for rigorous analysis of hardware and software critical to ensuring the safety and security of these systems.
Engineering honor society announces spring award recipients
The Steel Ring Engineering Honor Society in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has announced its spring award recipients.
2020 faculty and professional staff retirees
Help us recognize, honor and celebrate faculty and professional staff who have been central to the success of Kansas State University throughout their careers.
National Science Foundation grant to fund study of measuring emotions with cybersystems
Emotions can heavily influence decision-making. To study the scope of this influence, a necessary first step is the ability to measure a person’s emotional state. A project at Kansas State University has been recently funded by the National Science Foundation to develop and improve devices used for this purpose.
New transmission model for Ebola predicted Uganda cases
A new risk assessment model for the transmission of Ebola accurately predicted its spread into the Republic of Uganda, according to the Kansas State University researchers who developed it.
Best Paper Award
Amin Yousefzadeh Fard and Mitchell Easley’s paper on cyber security analytics of power distribution system received the best paper award in IEEE Homeland Security Conference.
Kansas State University cancer research team receives $2 million from NSF
Kansas State University researchers, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch, have received $2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation program to conduct fundamental studies on new treatments for glioblastoma and other cancers.
Engineering college awards 24 named faculty positions under matching initiative
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering at Kansas State University announces the naming of 24 faculty members as recipients of either a Keystone Research Scholar or Cornerstone Teaching Scholar award funded as a part of the Carl R. Ice Faculty Development Initiative Match Program.
Research team awarded $2.8M DOE grant to enhance solar energy capabilities, resiliency of power grid
Kansas State University 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. This project will enhance utility operators' awareness of and resilience to cyberattacks.
New transmission model for Ebola predicted Uganda cases
A new risk assessment model for the transmission of Ebola accurately predicted its spread into the Republic of Uganda, according to the Kansas State University researchers who developed it.
Steel Ring Honor Society inducts 22 seniors
Twenty-two new members have been inducted into the Steel Ring Honor Society at Kansas State University for the 2019-2020 academic year.
College of Engineering Ambassadors named for 2019
The Kansas State University Carl R. Ice College of Engineeringhas made its selection of 28 students for membership in the Engineering Ambassadors organization.
Kansas State University launches Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer Research
The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University has launched a Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The center has three areas of focus: cancer detection, drug discovery and studies involving in-vivo techniques and magnetic resonance imaging.
Follow-up mission in Uganda for USDA Borlaug Fellowship Program
Md Mahbubul Huq Riad, Musa Sekamatte and Caterina Scoglio
Caterina Scoglio, Paslay professor of electrical and computer engineering, traveled Oct. 22-25 to Uganda to train others in computational epidemiology.
KSU and GE Collaborative Tutorial at 53rd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Industry Application Society
Dr. Jiangbiao He from General Electric (GE) Global Research Center and Dr. Behrooz Mirafzal from College of Engineering at Kansas State University presented a tutorial at the IEEE Industry Application 53rd Annual Meeting in Portland, OR.
ECE Alumnis Named Trustees for KSU Foundation
Following an election September 7 at the semiannual meeting of Kansas State University Foundation’s Board of Trustees in Manhattan, Kansas, three members were re-elected to three-year terms on the foundation’s board of directors, and 49 members were elected to four-year terms on its board of trustees.
Punit Prakash named to endowed Spainhour professorship
Punit Prakash, Kansas State University associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and Keystone research scholar, has been named recipient of the Paul L. Spainhour Professorship in Electrical Engineering.
The Kansas State University College of Engineering Steel Ring Honor Society has inducted 22 new members for the 2018-2019 academic year.
National Institutes of Health funds cancer-related research at Kansas State University
Tackling lung cancer with development of a minimally invasive treatment option is the goal of researchers from the Kansas State University colleges of Engineering and Veterinary Medicine, along with industry partner, Broncus Medical, San Jose, California.
2017 PES Scholarship Recipient
Two hundred and thirty (210) PES Scholarship recipients were selected from the 548 individuals who applied for the scholarship.
Advisory Council Visits
October 19-20 Eleven members of the ECE Advisory Council participated in their annual fall semester meeting in association with advisory council meetings held throughout the College of Engineering.
ECE Annual Picnic
ECE hosted the annual “WELCOME BACK PICNIC” Aug 28th. Students had the opportunity to gather in the atrium of Engineering Hall and share food with their classmates and professors.
ECE hosted the annual banquet at the KSU alumni center Oct 20. Students groups presented overviews on club activities and awards were presented to outstanding members of the department for their contributions during the past year.
Recent ECE graduate passes away suddenly
Brian Petr, 24, computer support technician and Army Specialist in Jacksonville, Florida, died unexpectedly on November 3, 2017.
Professor Presents at North Florida College of Computing
Steve Warren, ECE, presented an invited seminar Oct.10 at the University of North Florida College of Computing, Engineering and Construction. He also met with local high school administrators to discuss technology to aid children with disabilities.
Contributing Toward Success
Due to substantial increases in college tuition, students today experience major financial challenges compared to previous years. Mark and Brenda Brown wanted to ease some of these trials for students earning a higher education.
Distinguished Lecture Series
ECE welcomed guest lecturer Professor Shaidehpour to speak on Smart Cities for Global Sustainability Sept 14, 2017.
Ph.D. Student receives patent for work with Samsung
Sifat Moon, a Ph.D. student in Network Science (NetSE) receives a patent for previous work with Samsung on Collaborative drawing method and electronic devices.
Former ECE Instructor passes away
Isaac Wakabayashi passed away peacefully on July 26, 2017, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, Kansas.
Austin Pfannenstiel takes 1st place in the Launch a Business Program
After a night that saw 11 entrepreneurs pitching their companies to a panel of judges and the public at the Launch Party for the Kansas State University Launch a Business, or LAB, program, two companies have walked away victorious as grand prize winners for 2017.
State’s largest engineering college adds bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering
The College of Engineering at Kansas State University, withrecent approval from the Kansas Board of Regents, will add biomedical engineering as its 11th Bachelor of Science degree program.
Notable Scholarly Graduate Student
Congrats to Md Riad for being recognized as a Notable Scholarly Graduate Student for his published work on Japanese Encephalitis in the USA.
October 20-21 ECE’s Advisory Council met for their annual conference regarding the state of the department.
Recipients of Robert l-Jen And Sophia Shu-Kan Jung Graduate Scholarship in Engineering
Wenji Zhang, doctoral student in ECE, Qihui Yang, doctoral student in ECE, Huan Wang, doctoral student in CHE and Xingdong Wu of CE have all been selected to receive the Jung scholarship for the 2017-18 school year.
ECE professor Behrooz Mirafzal presents guest lecture in Denmark
Behrooz Mirafzal was a recent guest lecturer at Aalborg University in Denmark. His visit and collaboration with the Harmony Center in the department of energy technology at Aalborg University were funded through a National Science Foundation supplement and European Research Council grant.
Undergraduate poster competition highlights engineering research
Seventy-four Kansas State University engineering undergraduate students from eight engineering departments participated in the 2017 Engineering Undergraduate Research Poster Competition April 27 in the Engineering Complex atrium.
Congratulations to Damian Loya ECE’s newest Steel Ring Member
Twenty-two new members of the Kansas State University College of Engineering Steel Ring Honor Society were recently inducted for the upcoming academic year. Electrical and Computer Engineering congratulates Damian Loya on his initiation into Steel Ring.
Anil Pahwa named one of the university distinguished professors 2017
Kansas State University is honoring five professors as 2017 university distinguished professors, a lifetime title that is the highest honor the university bestows on its faculty members. Congratulations to Dr. Anil Pahwa for his hard work and his dedication.
Graduate Student Council recognizes graduate student awards and accomplishments
Austin Pfannenstiel was recognized as one of the college of Engineering’s Outstanding Graduate Students.
Kansas State University team breezes to high finish in wind turbine competition
Kansas State University Wins Second Place in 2017 Technical Challenge at Collegiate Wind Competition.
New Phi Kappa Phi members selected for academic excellence
More than 90 Kansas State University students, faculty, and alumni are new members of Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest and most prestigious all-discipline honor society. ECE students Tanner Wiens (senior) and Kumar Jhala (Ph. D.) are among them.
Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge awards $75,000 to student entrepreneurs
The fourth-place collegiate finalist was the Kansas State University team of Tyler O’Briant, senior in electrical engineering, Tonganoxie, and Sam Rozell, senior in electrical engineering,Manhattan. The team’s pitch for Eyas, a drone system designed for use by law enforcement and emergency management personnel, was awarded $2,500.
ECE Open House 2017
The 2017 Open House kicked off Friday, March 31 for engineering students.
NSF awards K-State researchers a planning grant for a new IUCRC
Led by Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty member Dr. Behrooz Mirafzal, three universities, Kansas State University, Northeastern University, and the Missouri University of Science and Technology plan to form a new Industry University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC), called Center for On-the-Move Energy Technologies (COMET).
Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Receive Grant for power research
Dr. Behrooz Mirafzal and Dr. Anil Pahwa received a 12-month grant starting January 1st, 2017 from Black & Veatch World Head Quarters for $83,006.00.
Congratulations to Dr. Steve Warren!
Dr. Steve Warren has been promoted to Professor.
Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
Senior Valerie Binns received the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for the fall semester. Valerie plans on attending KU Medical School Fall 2017.
Students tour Wind Farm
ECE students had the unique opportunity to visit Westar Energy’s Spearville, KS wind farm.
Twelve new members of Eta Kappa Nu, the honor society for Electrical and Computer Engineering students, were initiated into the Beta Kappa Chapter of Kansas State University on October 26 at Danforth Chapel.
4th Annual ECE Banquet
On Friday, October 21st ECE celebrated their 4th annual awards banquet.
College of Engineering students attend fall 2016 Engineering Leadership and Innovation program kickoff event
Twenty-one College of Engineering students met for the kickoff event of the Engineering Leadership and Innovation, or ELI, program Aug. 29 in Engineering Hall.
Burns & McDonnell invests $500,000 in Engineering Hall at Kansas State University
Engineering Hall, the new 108,000-square-foot expansion to Kansas State University’s engineering complex, will benefit from a $500,000 pledge from Burns & McDonnell.
Fall 2016 All University Career Fair
Every fall our students attend the All-University Career Fair. They visit with more than 300 employers for career, internship, and co-op positions.
The department of electrical and computer engineering warmly welcomes two new faculty members
Dr. Hongyu Wu and Dr. Jungkwun Kim joined the department in the fall of 2016, and will greatly enhance ECE's research in the areas of power systems and microdevices.
Electrical and computer engineering professor presents at international conference
Behrooz Mirafzal, associate professor in the electrical and computer engineering department, served as a session chair and presented two papers at the International Conference on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems.
Soldan honored with distinguished service award
David Soldan, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Kansas State University, has been named recipient of the 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Eta Kappa Nu Distinguished Service Award.
Electrical engineering faculty member to receive Paslay Professorship
Caterina Scoglio, professor of electrical and computer engineering, is the recipient of the LeRoy and Aileen Paslay Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Engineering research project may allow future consumers to 'buy and sell' electricity
With falling prices and increased awareness in creating a sustainable future, higher numbers of consumers are choosing to install roof-top solar generation.
Engineering, computer science, finance students earn SHIELD Scholarships from Phillips 66
Phillips 66 and Kansas State University have selected the new SHIELD Scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Distinguished Faculty Award
Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), the electrical and computer engineering honor society, is pleased to announce that the 2016 ECE Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient is Dr. Andrew Rys.
Undergraduate Student wins Research Experience Award
Whitney Cox, senior in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded an Undergraduate Research Experience Award from the Engineering Research and Graduate Programs office for the 2016-2017 academic school year.
Open House Awards
At the open house and engineering leadership banquet, there were several additional recognition’s given to our students at the college level.
Graduate Students Win Scholarships
Scholarships were on the line as 140 graduate students presented their research and scholarly work in the annual graduate student research forum, K-State Graduate Research, Arts and Discovery, or GRAD Forum, formally known as K-State Research Forum, March 30 in the Engineering Complex.
Graduate Student Appreciation Week
Every year K-state celebrates our graduate students with a week of events. This year the college of engineering schedule photos of research groups, had an Awards ceremony, provided snacks and gifts during an open house with Associate Dean Noel Schultz, offered fun photos of groups of students through a photo booth, and had an ice cream social.
Wind Power Competition
For this team, members hope to apply classroom knowledge to actual design work. They have an opportunity to work with individuals outside their disciplines and bring perspectives together on a project.
Kansas State University nominates six students for Udall Scholarship
Mark Ronning, junior in electrical engineering, is one of six K-State students nominated for the Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship.
Punit Prakash, ECE, has been appointed chair of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Technical Committee on Therapeutic Systems and Technologies for 2016 – 17.
A good night’s sleep: Engineers develop technology for special needs children
A Kansas State University engineering team is developing a technology collection that canmake a big difference in the lives of children with developmental disabilities.
Two engineering professors make top 25 list
Don Gruenbacher and Medhat M. Morcos, faculty members of electrical and computer engineering at Kansas State University, have been recognized as two of the 25 top professors of electrical engineering at OnlineEngineeringPrograms.com.
K-State alumnus creates opportunities for others
Merle Converse has enjoyed a lot of opportunities in his life. He was elected high school homecoming king, he married Helen, who was homecoming queen and his high school sweetheart, and he has enjoyed a successful career in a field he’s passionate about.
Noel Schulz named 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers fellow
Noel Schulz, associate dean for engineering research and graduate programs at Kansas State University, has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE, fellow.
Engineering professor addresses renewable energy expansion at events in Korea
Anil Pahwa, Kansas State University professor of electrical and computer engineering, conducted a workshop supported by the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, Nov. 10-11 in Daegu, South Korea.
$2.5 million grant funds study of how infectious diseases become epidemics
Two Kansas State University researchers are exploring how diseases spread across long distances in an effort to learn how to better control the next human, animal or plant epidemic.
Glen Fountain, K-State Alumnus in Electrical Engineering, gave the talk on The NEW HORIZONS-PLUTO Mission for The 2015 Galaxy Forum, at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center on Saturday, August 29.
Engineering graduate students place in top 2 percent at international programming competition
Haotian Wu and Xin Li, electrical and computer engineering doctoral students in the College of Engineering, finished 26th internationally out of 2,059 teams in the Oct. 24 IEEEExtreme international programming competition.
ECE PhD students rank high in international programming competition
Haotian Wu and Xin Li, of our Network Science and Engineering (NetSE) group finished 26th internationally in the recent IEEEExtreme programming competition out of 2059 teams, and they were the 3rd ranked team in the U.S.
Monitoring the Health of Disabled Children Around the Clock
Professors Steve Warren, Punit Prakash, David Thompson, and Bala Natarajan are creating nighttime tools to monitor disabled children with health issues that include seizures.
Jefferson Science Fellowship Seminar Nov. 5 to feature Anil Pahwa
Electrical energy needs are growing globally due to increased dependence on electricity for daily activities in homes and businesses. A larger world population, coupled with development of programs to provide electricity access to 1.3 billion people around the world currently without it, add to this increased demand.
Annual Banquet 2015
On September 25th Electrical and Computer Engineering celebrated our third annual awards banquet, at the K-State Alumni Center Ballroom.
Update on MRI-guided thermal therapy instrument development
In August 2013, our interdisciplinary research team was awarded a Major Instrumentation-Development grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an integrated instrument for small animal hyperthermia research under ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Research group wins National Science Foundation grant to explore disease spread models
A K-State research group has been awarded a $504,567 grant from the National Science Foundation to apply network models to the spread of diseases.
Fateh receives travel award to present at Energy Conversion Congress and Expo
Fariba Fateh, doctoral candidate in electrical and computer engineering, will present a paper at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2015 Energy Conversion Congress and Expo.
From Cambridge to Pluto and back again
Eddie Weigle, founder of Big Head Endian, visits one of the websites related to his Mars rover work. Weigle also had a large involvement in the success of the Ralph instrument on the New Horizons voyage to Pluto. Weigle is a graduate of KSU ECE.
Dr Anil Pahwa received the IEEE Power and Energy Society Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award
Dr Anil Pahwa received the IEEE Power and Energy Society Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award for “Dedication and service to IEEE PES and the Power Engineering Education Committee”. The award was presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting in Denver, CO in July 2015.
Kim Fowler Gives Instrumentation Tutorial in Malaysia
Kim Fowler spoke to a group of 16 colleagues and graduate students in Malaysia on Saturday, August 8th. He talked for two and a half hours on the basic principles of measurement and instrumentation and some practical applications for developing instruments.
Bartlett & West named the College of Engineering Company of the Year
The engineering and technology firm Bartlett & West Inc. has been named the 2015 Company of the Year for its extensive support of Kansas State University’s College of Engineering.
The tradition continues: Robotics team earns ninth straight championship
The streak continues. The Kansas State University Robotics Design Team is the winner of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers' annual student robotics design competition for the ninth year in a row.
Cattle movement estimation study sheds light on disease risk
A new technique developed by Caterina Scoglio, a Kansas State University electrical and computer engineering professor, and her former student, Phillip Schumm, helps estimate the movement of beef cattle to determine the risk of disease.
Garmin executive gives $1 million to Kansas State University engineering expansion
Dr. Min Kao, of Garmin International Inc., has made a $1 million gift to create four labs in the Phase IV building addition at the Kansas State University College of Engineering.
Senior Design Experience
If you had to dream up a design experience for students – what would it look like? What should senior engineering students know? What should they be able to do?
Ms. Chang Liu was selected to present a poster titled “Average Achievable Throughput in D2D underlay cellular networks” based on her joint work with her adviser Dr. Bala Natarajan at the Simons conference on Networks and Stochastic Geometry, May 18-21, 2015, hosted by the Mathematics Department and WNCG, University of Texas Austin.
Dr. Behrooz Mirafzal, an Associate Professor of ECE department at KSU, received his PhD degree from Marquette University in 2005. From 2005 and 2008, he was with Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley, Mequon, WI, as a Senior Development/Project Engineer, where he was involved in research and development related to motor-drive systems.
IEEE Energy Center Tour
IEEE and the ECE dept. combined forces to go on a private tour of Westar Energy Jefferies Center. About 36 students from ECE Civil, mechanical, Bio agriculture attended, both graduate and undergraduate.
College of Engineering Support Staff Employee of the Year Yvonne Bachura
ECE is proud to announce that our very own Yvonne Bachura, was named the College of Engineering Support Staff Employee of the Year. Yvonne receive multiple nominations for all her hard work and for going above and beyond everyday to make a difference for our students and faculty. Congratulations Yvonne!
College of Engineering researchers awarded NSF RAPID grant for Ebola project
With the current outbreak of the Ebola virus continuing to spread around the globe, a proposal from two College of Engineering researchers to provide quantitative measures for effectiveness of contact tracing using mathematics and computer simulations has been awarded a National Science Foundation RAPID grant.
Electrical and computer engineering professor named distinguished alumnus
Anil Pahwa, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Kansas State University, has been named a distinguished alumnus by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Pilani, Rajasthan, India. He is one of five people to receive this recognition annually.
Electrical and Computer engineering honor society among the best in the nation
For the fourth year in a row, the Kansas State University electrical and computer engineering honor society is among the nation's best.
Noel Schulz earns honor from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Noel Schulz, associate dean for research and graduate programs in the College of Engineering at Kansas State University, has been named an award recipient by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE.
Wind turbine competition offers students chance to compete, network
Kansas State University's Ruth Douglas Miller says the U.S. Department of Energy's Collegiate Wind Competition proved to be a valuable experience for the university's team.
University team designs, builds wind turbine for Collegiate Wind Competition
A team from Kansas State University looks to blow away the field at the upcoming U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition.