June 20, 2019
Mechanical and nuclear engineering graduate students win awards at annual meeting
Two graduate students from the Kansas State University Alan Levin Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering each received a Best Presentation/Paper Award at the annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society June 9-13 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Mike Pfeifer was recognized for his work, "Comparison of MCCAD and DAGMC for Predictive Capability with BGA Inspection Systems." Pfeifer's project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Kansas City National Security Campus, operated by Honeywell Federal Manufacturing Technologies LLC.
Luke Stegeman was recognized with the award for his work, "Neutron Spectrum Unfolding with a Planar Miniaturized Fast-Neutron Detector." Stegeman's project is funded by the Kansas State University Johnson Cancer Research Center.
Amir Bahadori, assistant professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, is the advising professor for both students.