Prabhakar delivers talk on safety of AI-enabled systems
Pavithtra Prabhakar, Peggy and Gary Edwards chair in engineering and professor of computer science delivered a talk as part of the Booz Allen Hamilton Distinguished Colloquium Series.
Beth Unger and Nick Chong to be inducted into hall of fame
Beth Unger, a trailblazing computer scientist and professor and administrator at K-State and Nick Chong, chief customer officer at Zoom are 2024 Carl R. Ice College of Engineering Hall of Fame inductees.
K-State computer science department hosts 'Hour of Code' event
Safia Malallah, teaching assistant professor of computer science, hosted an "Hour of Code" event on Dec. 5 aimed at introducing participants of all ages to computer science through interactive projects and engaging activities.
K-State computer science faculty secure more than $1 million in subawards for AI-based data research
Two Kansas State University computer science faculty members, along with collaborators from across the university, have secured more than $1 million in funding for artificial intelligence research related to data integration and efficient data reuse in agricultural and environmental health applications.
Arslan Munir authors 'Accelerators for Convolutional Neural Networks'
Arslan Munir, Daniel and Judi Burk - Carl and Mary Ice Keystone Research Scholar and associate professor of computer science at K-State, has authored a new book, "Accelerators for Convolutional Neural Networks," which is published by Wiley-IEEE press.
Hitzler and Munir win college awards
Pascal Hitzler and Arslan Munir winners of Carl R. Ice College of Engineering awards.
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.
Hitzler publishes book on neurosymbolic artificial intelligence
Pascal Hitzler, Lloyd T. Smith creativity in engineering chair and professor of computer science, publishes "Compendium of Neurosymbolic Artificial Intelligence."
Munir receives $1M USDA-NIFA grant
Arslan Munir receives $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop a fog-assisted framework designed to fill the gaps in contemporary smart agriculture technologies.
Hitzler teams with Agriculture to win inaugural GRIP
The Office of the Vice President for Research announces the university's inaugural Game-changing Research Initiation Program, or GRIP, awards.
Institute for Digital Agriculture and Advanced Analytics moves forward with Academic Program Committee
On May 8, team members from the Digital Agriculture and Advanced Analytics, or DA3, collaborative and professors from across Kansas State University met with the goal of outlining new interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate certificate programs for K-State students in the DA3 space.
Duong receives K-State excellence in research award
Duong, from Scott City, is the recipient of the University Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Student in Research.
K-State engineering students earn prestigious scholarship
Five computer science students have been awarded the CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service.
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Two engineering faculty members receive named positions
Doina Caragea and Bill Zhang are each recent recipients of named positions in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.
Prabhakar receives Amazon Research Award to study evolving machine learning systems
Pavithra Prabhakar, Peggy and Gary Edwards chair in engineering and professor of computer science at Kansas State University, received an Amazon Research Award to design a tool that highlights changes between different versions of machine learning software systems in order to minimize negative user experiences.
Prabhakar awarded the Distinguished Young Alumnus Award for 2021
Pavithra Prabhakar, professor in the computer science department at Kansas State University, received the Distinguished Young Alumnus Award for 2021. This was awarded by the National Institute of Technology in India.
Vasserman using NSF grant to broaden rural access to computing education in Kansas
Eugene Vasserman, associate professor in the computer science department at Kansas State University, has received a National Science Foundation grant to broaden rural access to computing education across the state of Kansas.
Prabhakar receives 2021 Amazon Research Award
Pavithra Prabhakar, Peggy and Gary Edwards Chair in Engineering and professor in the computer science department, is one of 74 recipients of a 2021 Amazon Research Award, which provides funds and promotional credits to academic researchers investigating research topics across a variety of disciplines.
Pascal Hitzler and Post-Doc help develop KnowWhereGraph
A team of collaborators that includes Pascal Hitzler, Lloyd T. Smith Creativity in Engineering chair and professor of computer science, and Cogan Shimizu, postdoctoral fellow, is set to release the KnowWhereGraph, designed to be one of the biggest publicly available knowledge graphs ever.
Pavithra Prabhakar serving as program director for National Science Foundation
Pavithra Prabhakar, Peggy and Gary Edwards chair and professor in the computer science department in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, is serving as program director for the Software and Hardware Foundations Cluster in the Computing and Communication Division of the Computer and Information Science Directorate of the NSF.
Behind the Code - Researchers tackle the new world of cybersecurity
K-State researchers are working behind the code to navigate the new world of cybersecurity and to keep our data, our infrastructure and our world safe.
Engineering college adding bachelor's degree in cybersecurity
Offered through the computer science department, the curriculum of 120 credit hours will be officially available in fall 2022.
Masaaki Mizuno retiring after 35 years
After 35 years of dedicated service, Masaaki Mizuno will retire on Aug. 5.
National Cyber Defense Competition results
The Kansas State University Cyber Defense Club earned second place in the Iowa State University National Cyber Defense Competition.
Hitzler teams with local biological and agriculteral engineers on $6 million NSF grant
Vaishali Sharda, Ajay Shard and Pascal Hitzler will receive a nearly $6 million National Science Foundation grant to develop spray-on bioplastics that protect soil and control weeds in an environmentally friendly way.
Hitzler publishes of book on neuro-symbolic artificial intelligence
Pascal Hitzler, Lloyd T. Smith creativity in engineering chair and professor of computer science at Kansas State University, and Md Kamruzzaman Sarker, an alumnus and current assistant professor in the computing sciences department at the University of Hartford, have announced publication of their edited book, "Neuro-Symbolic Artificial Intelligence: The State of the Art."
K-State partners with USCYBERCOM's Academic Engagement Network
The computer science department in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has partnered with the United States Cyber Command, or USCYBERCOM, through its Academic Engagement Network, joining 83 other academic institutions nationwide.
K-State faculty listed among top researchers in study
Computer science professors Scott DeLoach, John Hatcliff and Pascal Hitzler were listed as being in the top 2% of researchers in the world, according to version 3 of a 2020 study done by Stanford University.
K-State computer science faculty Arslan Munir has been awarded a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to investigate multimodal deep learning-based real-time activity recognition at the edge.
DeLoach awarded 2021 Presidential Award for Outstanding Department Head
Excellence in leadership and teaching is earning computer science department head, Dr. Scott DeLoach, and 2 other individuals Kansas State University's 2021 Presidential awards.
Computer science team continues support for online database on history of slavery
Pascal Hitzler, professor and Lloyd T. Smith creativity in engineering chair in the computer science department, and his postdoc, Cogan Shimizu, will continue in their subcontracted role of ontology design for the online database Enslaved.org.
Beocat continues to offer unparalleled computing access to researchers
Beocat, the high-performance computing cluster at the Kansas State University Institute for Computational Research, is marking 15 years of service excellence having provided more than 135 million central processing unit hours to 2,500+ active researchers.
Bean named teaching scholar
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has announced seven faculty members as its most recent recipients of named positions.
Computer science initiative expands programming fundamental offerings to small colleges, high schools
An initiative by K-State could soon bring university computer programming courses to high schools and small colleges across the state, providing students with an in-demand job skill.
Computer Science Master's Online degree program recognized for excellence in latest U.S. News and World Report rankings
Kansas State University's online portfolio of programs was recognized for excellence in 12 categories in the 2021 U.S. News and World Report, released this month.
Pascal Hitzler and Scott DeLoach listed in top researchers in recent study
Learn more about the K-State faculty selected as the top 2% of researchers in the world.
Robby and John Hatcliff receive defense department grant for work on safety/security-critical systems
Robby and John Hatcliff have been awarded $231,000 for a two-year period by the U.S. Department of Defense — Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for development of tools that will assure the safety and security of mission-critical software.
Pascal Hitzler and Cogan Shimizu partner launch online database on history of slavery
Pascal Hitzler, professor and Lloyd T. Smith creativity in engineering chair in the computer science department, and his postdoc, Cogan Shimizu, have helped launch the online database Enslaved.org.
Pavithra Prabhakar to lead on NASA grant to design certifiable, intelligent aerospace control systems
Pavithra Prabhakar, associate professor and Peggy and Gary Edwards chair in engineering in the computer science department, will lead Kansas State University on the project "Evolving and Certifiable Autopilot for Unmanned Aerial Systems, Phase II."
The Computational Core Initiative
The Computational Core Initiative, or CCI, a set of computer programming courses offered by the computer science department in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, is designed to provide students of any major with the fundamental knowledge to utilize programming in a variety of situations.
Hatcliff, Robby receive DoD grant for safety-critical systems
Two professors of computer science have been awarded just over $400,000 for two years by the U.S. Department of Defense — Army for development of techniques in building safety-critical systems used in military operations.
Pavithra Prabhakar funded by NSF for research on artificial intelligence-based cyber-physical systems
Pavithra Prabhakar, associate professor of computer science, has been awarded $450,000 from the NSF to work on artificial intelligence-based controllers in the three-year project, "Scalable Formal Verification of ANN Controlled Cyber-Physical Systems."
Pascal Hitzler given Ten-Year award by semantic web association
Pascal Hitzler, professor and Lloyd T. Smith creativity in engineering chair in the computer science department at K-State, and his co-authors have been recognized with the Semantic Web Science Association Ten-Year Award for published work
NASA funds Arslan Munir funded for space research
NASA has awarded $750,000 toward a joint project involving researchers at Wichita State University, Kansas State University and the University of Kansas.
Pascal Hitzler funded by NSF for open science research project
Pascal Hitzler, professor and Lloyd T. Smith Creativity in Engineering chair in the computer science department and director of the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, has been awarded nearly $300,000 from the National Science Foundation.
Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science to develop explainable artificial intelligence for Air Force
The team will test a new approach for rendering the decision outputs of deep learning systems more understandable to human users.
Andresen, Robby, Thornton receive named scholar positions
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has announced nine faculty members as the most recent recipients of named positions, with three being computer science faculty.
Robby and John Hatcliff awarded phase three funding for DARPA CASE program
Computer science professors Robby and John Hatcliff, and their team led by Collins Aerospace, have been selected for DARPA Cyber-Assured Systems Engineering, or CASE, Phase 3, which includes an additional $550,000 to continue their sabbatical work.
William Earl Harris retiring after 45 years
William Earl Harris is retiring from the computer science department after 45 years of dedicated service.
Computer analysis shows that political speeches now use simpler language, express more sentiments
Research by K-State shows how politicians from both major parties have changed their political speech from previous centuries.
University launches online master's in computer science
K-State is launching an online master's degree in computer science designed to offer students the skills needed to build and maintain computer software.
Daniel Andresen to head NSF-funded open science grid expansion across Great Plains
Daniel Andresen, director of the Institute for Computational Research in Engineering and Science and computer science professor, has received more than $350,000 to lead a project in support of computational and data-intensive research across the region.
Computer science program expands offerings to Manhattan Christian College
A program developed by the computer science department in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering at Kansas State University has expanded its outreach through a new collaboration with Manhattan Christian College in Manhattan.
NSF renews K-State CyberCorps program for five years, $3 million
The CyberCorps: Scholarships for Service program at K-State will continue to build on its history of producing high-quality graduates to meet national, state, local and tribal government demand for skilled cybersecurity personnel.
Computer Science wins two inaugural Strategic Initiative Grants
Provost Taber announces the inaugural round of investment fund awards.
K-State study reveals asymmetry in spin directions of galaxies, suggests early universe could have been spinning
The patterns formed by spiral galaxies show that the universe may have a defined structure and suggest that the early universe could have been spinning, according to a K-State computational astronomer.
Advisor Forum presents April Charlie Award
The K-State Advisor Forum announces Sheryl Cornell, academic advisor in computer science, as the recipient of the April Charlie Award.
K-State to host sixth annual Game Jam Feb. 14-16
The Game Development Club, a registered departmental student organization, will host a game creation event called Game Jam Feb. 14-16. Read more about the event, and how some of last fall's student participants received recognition.
K-State teams place in regional Association for Computing Machinery programming contest
The K-State Association for Computing Machinery team won second place at a regional competition, securing its invitation to the national competition, which will take place in February. The team will compete for a chance to advance to Worlds.
Cyber Defense Club takes top honors in DOE national cybersecurity competition
A team of Kansas State University computer science students has earned national recognition for its cybersecurity skills.
K-State Association for Computing Machinery to host Hour-of-Code event for youth
K-State's Association for Computing Machinery chapter will host an Hour-of-Code from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Engineering Hall.
Hack K-State challenges students to a weekend full of learning and fun
Starting Oct. 19, more than 200 students from around the country will congregate in the Little Apple to participate in Hack K-State's fourth annual hackathon in the College of Business Administration building.
Computer science professors join team effort to thwart effects of cyberattacks
Development of safety- and security-critical systems that can resist and recover from cyberattacks is of increasing importance for both military and commercial domains such as avionics, medical devices and the internet of things.
Kansas State University launches new Computer Science and Master of Business Administration join degree program
A new dual degree program designed by Kansas State University will allow students to concurrently earn both their Bachelor of Science in computer science and Master of Business Administration degrees.
CS business manager receives research certification
K-State's CRAs help researchers with all aspects of sponsored projects, including development and administration, research compliance, legal and regulatory requirements, budget development, contract development and negotiation, facility management and sponsor interfaces and more.
Beocat staff impact local, national research cyberinfrastructure
Beocat staffers help K-State researchers run their simulations in hours rather than weeks and lead a national training session.
Financial technology company, C2FO, partners with Computer Science Scholars program
Global financial technology company, C2FO, creates partnership with Kansas State University’s computer science department.
Caragea named Keysone Research Scholar
Doina Caragea, Kansas State University professor of computer science, has been named a Michelle Munson-Serban Simu Keystone Research Scholar, funded by Michelle Munson, 1996 K-State graduate in electrical engineering, and her husband, Serban Simu.
Computer Science recognized for assessment efforts
The Office of Assessment has selected the Mechanical Engineering undergraduate and Computer science graduate programs as this year’s recipients of the Excellence in Assessment citation.
Caragea earns Keystone Research Scholar award
Two faculty members in the College of Engineering have been named Keystone Research Scholars. The awards were established to recruit and retain top scholars in the early stages of their careers who are in high demand for faculty positions throughout the U.S.
Computer science, mathematics major earns university's top honor for undergraduate research
A senior in computer science and mathematics, Maria Fernanda De La Torre Romo is being recognized for excellence in research.
College of Engineering alumni honored for career success
Ashok Reddy, Broomfield, Colorado, is a 2001 graduate of Kansas State University in computer science. He is founder and CEO of BETSOL in Broomfield.
CS student to present at Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol
Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol showcases the research being conducted by students at the Kansas' four-year institutions. This year, around 40 undergraduate student projects will be presented.
Cyber defenders score high in national competition
Competing against 20 teams from 16 schools across the U.S., students were faced with situations designed to simulate real-world information technology, choosing where and when to best tradeoff between security and usability.
Master of Software Engineering program ranked 22nd in the latest rankings
In its latest set of annual college rankings released Jan. 9, U.S. News & World Report recognized 19 of Kansas State University's online degree programs for excellence as Best Online Programs for 2018.
Computer scientists to study application of big data for improved disaster management and response
With the continuing threat of deadly disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and terrorist attacks striking communities, researchers at Kansas State University are looking to big data for its potential to become an integral source of information for response organizations in these situations.
Beocat Regains title as largest academic supercomputer in Kansas
The K-State research computing cluster, Beocat, is currently the largest academic research supercomputer in Kansas through a recent purchase of 120 additional servers, funded by faculty in agronomy, animal science, biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering and psychology.
Three Kansas State University teams awarded more than $2.5 million by National Science Foundation for research instrumentation
Teams led by three Kansas State University researchers have been awarded National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grants. The grants will provide more than $2.5 million to advance understanding of lipids, agriculturally significant gases and nanoparticles, as well as student training and regional research capacity.
Betsol, company founded by K-State alumnus, supports College of Engineering's Computer Science Scholars Program
This company is specializing in product engineering and managed information technology services, has given a $40,000 gift to Kansas State University's Computer Science, or CS Scholars Program in the College of Engineering to help develop the program and competitively recruit prospective students.
College of Engineering adds 10 to list of Keystone Research Faculty Scholars
The award was established to recruit and retain top scholars in the early stages of their careers who are in high demand for faculty positions throughout the U.S.
Prabhakar recipient of endowed chair in engineering
Pavithra Prabhakar, associate professor of computer science at Kansas State University, has been named the Peggy and Gary Edwards chair in engineering.
Computer science students win at Kansas City Startup Weekend
Team Zoobot, led by two Kansas State University computer science students, took first-place honors at Kansas City Startup Weekend 2017, June 9-11, in Kansas City, Missouri.
Coding a growing field with opportunities for various education levels and backgrounds, expert says
More jobs in coding and computer science are available now than ever, and the number is only growing, according to Scott DeLoach, computer science department head at Kansas State University.
Computer scientist to use Young Investigator Award to optimize autonomous autos
Self-driving cars, robotic vacuum cleaners and thermostats exemplify the kind of autonomous systems research that played a role in a faculty member receiving a Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research's Science of Autonomy Program.
Kansas State University student from Overland Park a 2017 Cargill Global Scholar
Cargill Inc. has recognized Nathan McClain, sophomore in computer science and physics, for his potential as a leader and researcher in the spheres of food, farming and financial risk management.
Cyber Defense Club ties for second place at national cybersecurity competition
Six members of Kansas State University's Cyber Defense Club tied for second place at Argonne National Laboratory's second annual Cyber Defense Competition.
Cyber Defense Club invited to national competition at Argonne National Laboratory
Six members of the university's Cyber Defense Club are competing in Argonne National Laboratory's Cyber Defense Competition 2017 on Saturday, April 1, at the laboratory's facility in Lemont, Illinois.
College of Engineering alumni earn honors for career success
The Kansas State University College of Engineering will honor 10 alumni for professional career accomplishment during the first 20 years following their graduation. The honorees will be recognized at ceremonies on the Manhattan campus April 1.
Two Kansas State University buildings win building awards contest
The Berney Family Welcome Center and Engineering Hall are the Judges Choice winner and runner-up, respectively, for state building awards by the Associated General Contractors of Kansas Inc.
Student from Overland Park to serve as student body president; Wichita student to serve as vice president
Students have elected Jack Ayres, junior in chemical engineering, as president and Olivia Baalman, junior in computer science, as vice president.
College of Engineering awards six Keystone Research Scholars
The College of Engineering established the Keystone Research Scholars Program to recruit and retain top scholars, who though in the early stages of their academic careers, are in high demand for faculty positions throughout the country.
Computer science team awarded grant to aid in innovative medical care for the military
Computer scientists at Kansas State University are partnering with Adventium Labs in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to develop tools for modeling and evaluating the safety and security of a new breed of app-based medical systems.
College of Engineering Ambassadors named for 2017
The Kansas State University College of Engineering has announced the selection of 36 students for membership in the Engineering Ambassadors organization.
10 Kansas State University graduate students earn honors at Research and the State
Four of the 10 graduate students were from the College of Engineering, and will present their research at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in February 2017 at the Statehouse in Topeka.
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.
Former interim named department head of computer science
Scott DeLoach was named head of the department of computer science at Kansas State University in September 2016 after having previously served as interim head since 2014.
Hatcliff awarded engineering professorship
John Hatcliff, professor of computer science, is the recipient of the Lucas-Rathbone Professorship in Engineering.
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.
Engineering department undergoes name change
The department of computing and information sciences in the College of Engineering at Kansas State University has officially become the department of computer science, effective April 7.
College of Engineering selects 21 seniors for Steel Ring membership
The Kansas State University College of Engineering Steel Ring Honorary Society has chosen its members for the 2016-2017 academic year. The 21 seniors were inducted into membership April 21.
Computing and information sciences students forming new special interest group
Computer information science students are forming K-State's chapter of the Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence. Individuals from different disciplines with an interest artificial intelligence are invited to collaborate in research.
Opening of Engineering Hall to be marked by ribbon-cutting ceremony
A ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday, April 1, will mark the official opening of Engineering Hall, the 108,000-square-foot addition to the engineering complex at Kansas State University.
Kansas State University College of Engineering alumni honored for career success
Professional career accomplishments during their first 20 years following graduation from Kansas State University has earned 11 College of Engineering alumni the college's Professional Progress Award.
Kansas State University's sophomore leadership honorary selects members for 2016-2017
Two College of Engineering students have been selected as Silver Key members for the 2016-2017 school year.
Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol features six students from Kansas State University
Geordy Williams, CIS, is one of six undergraduate researchers who will present their work at the Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol Feb. 18 in Topeka. His faculty adviser is Mitchell Neilsen, CIS.
Ambassadors named for College of Engineering
The Kansas State University College of Engineering has announced the selection of 22 students for membership in the Engineering Ambassadors organization.
Computing and information sciences students attend CyberCorps career fair
Eleven students from the department of computing and information sciences in the College of Engineering attended the 2016 CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service career fair Jan. 12-14 in Arlington, Virginia.
NSF CAREER award supports researcher's cyber-physical systems work
Pavithra Prabhakar, assistant professor of computing and information sciences, has received a five-year $446,000 CAREER award to develop better transportation, health care and energy systems.
Cyber Defense Club takes first in networking competition
A team of seven computing and information sciences students from the Kansas State University Cyber Defense Club took first place at a cyber defense competition Oct. 24, hosted in conjunction with the eighth Central Area Networking and Security workshop.
Interest in video games helps Kansas State University student from Prairie Village shape future career
Geordy Williams, a junior in computer systems engineering at Kansas State University, is enthralled with the design and creation of video games.
Doctoral student in computing and information sciences earns 2015 University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Award
Kansas State University's university distinguished faculty members will recognize three outstanding graduate students with 2015 University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Awards.
University business, engineering students earn SHIELD Scholarships from Phillips 66
Phillips 66 and Kansas State University have selected the new SHIELD Scholars for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Kansas State University students part of first-place team in ConocoPhillips Innovation Challenge
Kansas State University students Ashley Coleman, junior in computer science, Colby, and Miriam Cox, junior in information systems, Manhattan, are members of the first-place winning team in the recent ConocoPhillips Innovation Challenge.
K-State recognized as Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment national supercomputing partner
K-State recently has been recognized as an Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, or XSEDE, level 3 service provider, one of only 10 in the U.S. This honor formally aligns K-State's local supercomputing efforts, spearheaded by Beocat.
Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge awards $10,000 to student entrepreneurs
A statewide student entrepreneurship competition organized by the Kansas State University Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship has awarded three high school and three college students with $10,000 in prize money for their business ideas.
Students achieve high results in Putnam Mathematical Competition
Eight Kansas State University students have placed highly in an international mathematics competition.
Kansas State University engineering alumni honored for career success
The Kansas State University College of Engineering will honor 11 alumni for professional career accomplishment during the first 20 years following their graduation. The honorees will be recognized at ceremonies on the Manhattan campus March 28.
K-State Launch awards $20,000 to student entrepreneurs
A Kansas State University competition has awarded 19 students and 16 different business ideas with $20,000 in prize money. Jordan DeLoach, CIS, won $10,000 and first place for his pitch for Twitistics, a social media background check company.
Programming competition draws strong field of competitors
C.J. Dopheide, junior; Max Erdwien, senior; and Ryan Woodburn, senior, all in computer science, were the first-place team in the K-State Association for Computing Machinery's Spring Programming Contest Feb. 28 in Nichols Hall.
K-Staters participated in a game jam with Texas A&M University on Nov. 7-9 in College Station. This 48-hour game building competition was organized into 15 teams of two to four developers, designers and artists.
Daniel Andresen, associate professor in computing and information sciences and director of the Institute for Computational Research in Engineering and Science, has been selected to the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, or XSEDE, Campus Champions Leadership Team. Andresen is one of six members from more than 200 campus champions across the U.S. He will serve a two-year term.
The first summer research program, Research Immersion: Pathway to STEM, or RiPs, conducted by the Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, or KS-LSAMP, program began on June 1 and ends July 25.
The Kansas State University Unmanned Aerial Systems Team made the right maneuvers to land a top five finish at the recent 12th annual Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's student competition. This year's event was June 18-21 at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station near Lexington Park, Maryland.
Kansas State University's cybersecurity center is receiving national recognition for its dedication to cutting-edge research.
The K-State research computing cluster Beocat is currently the largest academic research cluster in Kansas.
As part of an effort to develop a better understanding of the fundamental properties of computer and network systems, and to create better abstractions and tools for designing and analyzing future engineered systems, a Kansas State University professor will embark on a two-year endeavor this summer.
The Kansas State University chapter of the American Nuclear Society is hosting Native American high school and college students from across Kansas in an event to help them learn more about careers in nuclear engineering.
The first Engineering Undergraduate Research Poster Forum on April 22 in the the College of Engineering Atrium included 22 poster presentations from
five different engineering departments.
Kansas State University's Blue Key, a senior leadership honor society, has selected its new members for the 2014-2015 school year.
ConocoPhillips recently donated $278,000 to Kansas State University for the College of Engineering, College of Business Administration and a variety of programs across campus.
The McNair Scholars Program at K-State held its annual recognition April 21 in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.
A Kansas State University engineer has developed a patented technique that improves military security and remotely detects improvised explosive devices. The same technique could help police during drug searches.
Engineering research and graduate programs will host a presentation by Fahmida Chowdhury, National Science Foundation program director in multidisciplinary activities, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, May 2, in 1107 Fiedler Hall — Fiedler Auditorium.
A team from Kansas State University looks to blow away the field at the upcoming U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition.
Alan and Jan Levin, Tucson, Arizona, have made a commitment of $1.5 million to the College of Engineering.
State University's chapter of Mortar Board has selected its new members for the 2014-2015 school year.
Students earn honors at annual university research forum
Forty-two Kansas State University undergraduate and graduate students have been honored for their research presentations and posters at the 19th annual K-State Research Forum.
Three earn honors at annual campus mathematics competition
Kansas State University students are showing how skills in mathematics can add up to success.
Computing and Information Sciences Distinguished Lecture series: Youg Guan
The Computing and Information Sciences Distinguished Lecture series will host Yong Guan, from Iowa State University's Information Assurance Center and department of electrical and computer engineering.
Engineering open house a success; Steel Ring selects 22 new members
Over the past weekend, thousands of prospective students, current students, alumni, and friends of K-State celebrated the 952nd Engineering Open House.
Engineering Faculty earns NSF CAREER Award
A Kansas State University electrical engineer is leading the charge to improve renewable energy.
College of Engineering honored 11 alumni for career success
The Kansas State University College of Engineering honored 11 alumni for professional career accomplishment during the first 20 years following their graduation. The honorees were recognized at ceremonies March 29 on the university's Manhattan campus. Recipients of the college's Professional Progress Award were nominated by their respective department heads and confirmed by Gary Clark, interim dean of the college.
The Kansas State University College of Engineering Hall of Fame inducted two new members on March 29. Induction to the hall is the highest honor bestowed on its alumni by the college. The honorees were recognized for their professional success and accomplishment, involvement with and support of the College of Engineering, dedication to Kansas State University, and professional and public service.
Full house for both days of Engineering Career Fair, 151 employers attending
The opportunity for Kansas State University students to network with more than 150 employers over a two-day period will be offered again at the 2014 Engineering Career Fair.
Retired John Deer executive to speak on global shortfall on food production
David C. Everitt, a former John Deere division president, will present "Combining business objectives, appropriate technology and social support programs to help feed a hungry world" at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in Fiedler Hall Auditorium at Kansas State University.
National grant to help five Kansas postsecondary schools increase STEM graduates from underrepresented groups, meet state's workforce needs
A $2.5 million national grant will be used by Kansas State University and four other educational institutions in Kansas to help students find success in science, technology, engineering and math -- or STEM -- careers, regardless of their race, ethnicity or economic status.
Dawson named College of Engineering Dean at Kansas State University following national search
Following a national search, Kansas State University has selected Darren Dawson, an electrical engineer from Clemson University, as dean of the College of Engineering. He will join the college July 1.
Engineering, education online graduate programs move up in U.S. News & World Report rankings
U.S. News & World Report recognizes Kansas State University as a great place to earn an online graduate degree in education and engineering, moving both programs up in its rankings released Jan. 8. Kansas State University's ranks No. 72 for best online graduate education programs, up 57 places from No. 129 in the previous survey. The university ranks No. 27 in best online graduate engineering programs, up 10 places from No. 37 in the previous survey.
Former Salina area residents' endowment aims to make difference for prospective students
Recipients of the new Dale C. and Marceline L. Dandurand Olson Engineering Scholarship in Kansas State University's College of Engineering will receive about $5,000. The scholarships will have an emphasis on helping mechanical engineering students and students from Saline County, where the Olsons both attended high school.