BAE Newsletters

NSF Grad Research Fellows
NSF Names Two BAE Fellows
NSF awarded Emily Tummons (BSE senior, above) and Emily Mangus (BSE 2008) with 2010 Grad Research Fellowships.

The National Science Foundation has awarded two BAE students with NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.  This award recognizes outstanding students pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.  BAE recipients are:  Ms. Emily Tummons, BSE senior; and Mrs. Emily Mangus, 2008 BAE graduate. 

Ms. Tummons is a member of the K-State chapters of Golden Key International Honor Society, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Society, Alpha Epsilon Honorary Society for Biological and Agricultural Engineers, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, and is the first vice president of the K-State Chapter of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.  Emily will graduate this spring and plans to attend Michigan State University in the fall, where she has received a University Distinguished Fellowship to pursue a doctoral degree in environmental engineering with a focus on membrane separations for water purification.

Mrs. Mangus, a 2008 K-State summa cum laude graduate in BAE, is currently studying bioengineering at the University of Kansas.  In 2010 she received an honorable mention for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Congratulations to both Emily Tummons and Emily Mangus for their outstanding achievements!

BAE Family
BAE Family Photo
Were were able to get most of the BAE family together for the photo in May 2010. Cheers!

Were were able to get most of the BAE family together for the photo in May 2010.  Cheers!

Teaching Excellence
Teaching Excellence
Dr. Stacy Hutchinson was recognized by K-State Mortar Board for exemplary scholarship, leadership & student service.

BAE Faculty Dr. Stacy Hutchinson Honored

The K-State Mortar Board Chapter recently recognized 12 faculty and staff members for exemplifying the organization’s pillars of scholarship, leadership and service in their work with students.  Dr. Stacy Hutchinson, BAE Associate Professor, is one of the 12 faculty/staff members receiving this honor.  Congratulations, Dr. Hutchinson; keep up the good work!  Since 2000, the K-State Mortar Board Chapter has been honoring outstanding faculty and staff.

Harner Named New BAE Head
New BAE Head
Dr. Joseph P. Harner III was named 11th Head of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, effective June 13, 2010.

Dr. Joseph P. Harner III has been selected as the 11th department head of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, effective June 13, 2010, announced John English, dean of the College of Engineering at Kansas State University.  Dr. Harner has been serving as the interim head since February, 2009.