Kansas State University, (K-State) was founded in 1863. K-State has 60 academic departments in nine colleges. K-State has a student body of 23,500 in the undergraduate and graduate programs. K-State is noted for its Physics Department and the James R. MacDonald Laboratory for research in atomic, molecular and optical physics. Also, notable research institutes include, The Natural Gas Machinery Lab, TRIGA Mark II Nuclear Research Facility and S.M.A.R.T. Laboratory.
Research is ensuring stormwater systems are designed for the future
In a world of changing weather and rainfall patterns, engineers face challenges when designing stormwater management systems.
Atomic force microscope research could lead to better health care
Where biology, chemistry and physics intersect, a Kansas State University professor expects to find applications to improve human health.
A look at how the iPod has remixed the music industry, 10 years later
(PhysOrg.com) -- Ten years ago, a music device debuted. It was small enough to fit in a pocket, yet had enough space to hold hundreds of favorite tunes.
Findings about veracity of peripheral vision could lead to better robotic eyes (w/ Video)
Two Kansas State University psychology researchers have found that although central vision allows our eyes to discern the details of a scene, our peripheral vision is most important for telling us what type of scene we're ...
Research examines virus infection's differing effects on plants, insects
(PhysOrg.com) -- Tomato spotted wilt virus can be deadly for many important plants, but have little effect on the plants' small insect hosts. Research by a Kansas State University plant pathologist and two students is examining ...
Researchers patent enabling technology for spread-spectrum systems
If you've ever gotten the dreaded "network busy" message while trying to make a cell phone call, you've experienced the complication of sharing a single network with numerous other users.
To celebrate prairie landscapes, research says to take an aesthetic approach
A Kansas State University researcher and former park ranger is helping people take a new view of the prairie and see it as more than a seemingly empty landscape.
K-State's fast laser research and theory building on Einsten's work by timing electrons emissions
Ultrafast laser research at Kansas State University has allowed physicists to build on Nobel Prize-winning work in photo-electronics by none other than Albert Einstein.
Psychology Professor Says Love at First Sight More Likely Attraction at First Sight
If you're hoping that cupid's arrow finds you on Valentine's Day, don't expect it to be a case of "love at first sight," according to a Kansas State University psychology professor.
The path less traveled: Research is driving solutions to improve unpaved roads
A Kansas State University graduate student sees the unpaved road ahead, and it's filled with biomaterial.