College Announces First-Quarter Top Grantees
Eleven College of Engineering faculty were honored Friday at the inaugural Dean's Research Recognition Breakfast.
The event recognized the top grantees from the first quarter of the 2007-08 fiscal year. Honorees received a clock inscribed with the words "Research on the Move."
This quarter's top grant recipients and their awards are:
Bing Chen, computer and electronics engineering - "Silicon Prairie Initiative on Robotics in IT (Phase II)," National Science Foundation.
Yuris Dzenis, Joseph Turner and Ruquiang Feng, engineering mechanics - "NIRT: Nanomanufacturing and Analysis of Active Hierarchical Nanofilamentary Nanostructures," National Science Foundation.
Shane Farritor, mechanical engineering; Carl Nelson, mechanical engineering; Hamid Sharif-Kashani, computer and electronics engineering; and Joseph Turner, engineering mechanics - "Track Stability Assessment and Data Transmission," U.S. Department of Transportation.
Laurence Rilett, civil engineering - "Region 7 University Transportation Center," U.S. Department of Transportation.
William Velander and Kevin Van Cott, chemical and biomolecular engineering - "cGMP Recombinant FIX and Oral Hemophilia B Therapy," Department of Health and Human Services National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.
Brent Wilson, mechanical engineering, and Joseph Turner, engineering mechanics - "Development of Improved Product Performance Through Optimization and Modeling of Engineering Materials, Processing, and Function," Brenco/Amsted Industries.