2021 News Releases

February

Two alumni join Engineering Hall of Fame
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering will induct two new members into its Hall of Fame on March 5.

Engineering alumni honored for career success
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering will honor 10 alumni for professional career accomplishment during the first 20 years following their graduation.

Engineering faculty members receive named positions
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has announced seven faculty members as its most recent recipients of named positions.

Engineering leadership team presents at diversity conference
Two assistant deans from the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, Amy Betz and Craig Wanklyn, along with director of the Multicultural Engineering Program, LaVerne Bitsie-Baldwin, presented a paper at the virtual 2021 CoNECD, Conference.

January

Engineering Ambassadors selections announced for 2021
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has made its selection of 31 students for membership in the Engineering Ambassadors organization.

DOD funds research to expand development of form-fitting circuitry
The Radiological Systems Integration Laboratory at K-State, in partnership with Radiation Detection Technologies Inc., has been awarded a nearly $1 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

Student construction chapter spends winter break time volunteering for service project
The Associated General Contractors of Kansas Student Chapter at K-State in the GE Johnson Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science recently returned from its annual winter break service project.

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.

Two K-State graduates to receive 2020 Distinguished Young Alumni Award
Two Kansas State University graduates — Dr. Jamie Ball, Clinton, Missouri, and Kristine Davis, Houston, Texas — are the recipients of the K-State Alumni Association Student Alumni Board's 2021 Distinguished Young Alumni Award.

Civil engineering professors funded by NRC to study long-term loading of concrete
Two faculty members from the civil engineering department have been awarded a three-year, $418,161 grant from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

2020 marks record year of engineering graduates for university
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has exceeded its graduation goals under the state's University Engineering Act Initiative in record-breaking fashion.

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