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The Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is the home of biomedical, computer and electrical engineering. Biomedical engineers apply engineering principles to challenges faced by the medical and life science communities. Electrical and computer engineers are involved in the design of electrical and computer-oriented systems ranging in size from miniature microprocessors to megawatt energy conversion systems, to global audio and video communication networks.
“We are honored to support Kansas State University as it educates the next generation of engineering and technology professionals. My education was made possible through the generosity of others who created K-State programs and scholarships, and I am forever grateful. That is why Lynn and I want to pay it forward and help fund opportunities for students who otherwise might not have access to higher education. We hope our department-naming legacy gift will provide students with the best faculty and programs to enrich their studies and inspire them to become the electrical and computer engineers that Kansas technology companies need.” -- Mike Wiegers
Top News and Stories
- Engineering student receives Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Grant from National Science Foundation
Precision Microwave, Inc., founded by Austin Pfannenstiel, doctoral candidate in electrical engineering, has been awarded a $749,554 grant from the National Science Foundation to commercialize a new minimally-invasive tumor treatment device.
Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering students receive awards
The Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recognizes its outstanding student award recipients for 2019-2020.
- Model of beef cattle, transportation industries as critical infrastructures reveals vulnerabilities
An interdisciplinary team of Kansas State University researchers developed a computer simulation that revealed beef supply chain vulnerabilities that need safeguarding — a realistic concern during the COVID-19 pandemic.