K-State Technology Development Institute (TDI)


Jeff Tucker

Email: jwtuck@ksu.edu

Phone: 785-532-3421



The Technology Development Institute at Kansas State University (formally the Advanced Manufacturing Institute) provides a broad range of services and project management resources to both private industry and university researchers to advance the commercial readiness of new products and technologies.

TDI employs a number of industry experienced engineers and business professionals that work directly with our clients to identify tasks which need to be completed to move development projects forward. These tasks include:

-Product engineering and prototyping

-Assisting with intellectual property and commercialization of new products

-Design and fabrication of custom equipment

-Simulation and component analysis

Over the past 30 years, TDI has created an extensive network of organizations including university experts, patent attorneys, engineering service providers, prototyping specialists and manufacturers who we collaborate with to assist in moving products into the marketplace.



TDI Engineering Success

Program Partners:

Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation; Kansas Department of Commerce; Great Lakes Wind Network

Institutional Impact Area(s):

K-State College of Engineering


Technology-based businesses throughout Kansas; Economic Development District Agents; state economic development agents


Business and Industrial Development; Community and Economic Development; Science and Technology; College of Engineering