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April 28, 2014



Engineering undergraduate students participate in the first Engineering Undergraduate Research Poster Forum

By Noel Schulz

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. Research topics included advanced manufacturing and materials, energy, nuclear engineering and sensors, and systems and networks, among other topics. Twenty-six faculty, staff and graduate students were involved in judging the posters, and many others stopped by to view the research posters.

The forum was sponsored by the engineering research and graduate programs office. Learn more about the forum and view a full list of participants and posters.

Winners from the K-State Engineering Undergraduate Research Poster Forum include:

The first place $300 scholarship is split between Caleb Chiroy and Andres Martinez. Chiroy and Martinez are both seniors in mechanical and nuclear engineering with Amy Betz as their advisor. Chiroy and Martinez presented the poster "Effects of Micro-Structured Surface Geometries on Condensation Heat Transfer."

The second place $200 scholarship is awarded to Taylor Ochs. Ochs is a senior in mechanical and nuclear engineering with Douglas McGregor and Ryan Fronk as his advisors. Ochs presented the poster "Fabrication of Current-Generation Microstructured Semiconductor Neutron Detectors."

The third place $100 scholarship is awarded to Kseniya Sheshukova. Sheshukova is a freshman in biological and agricultural engineering with Lisa Wilken as her advisor. Sheshukova presented the poster "Analysis of Recombinant Human Serum Albumin Degradation in Transgenic Rice Extracts."

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