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Electrical & Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering
3108 Engineering Hall
1701D Platt St.
Manhattan, KS 66506
Fax: 785-532-1188

Hours: Monday - Friday
8 a.m.-noon, 1-5p.m.

ECE Research

  • Biomedical
    • Research in the Biomedical area includes the development of devices for both human and animal health care.  This includes biomedical sensors, therapeutic medical devices, embedded systems, bio-fabrication, communication circuits, wireless communications, energy harvesting, signal processing, brain computer interfaces, biosecurity, and image processing.
    • Faculty: Warren, Prakash, Thompson
    • Facilities: Biomedical Computing and Devices Lab, Biomedical Suite, Medical Component Design Lab
  • Power Electronics and Energy Research
    • Current research in Power Electronics and Energy includes work in Single-Stage Boost Inverters for 3-phase power systems, fault-tolerant cascaded multilevel converters, and grid-interactive Voltage Source Inverters. This work intersects with K-State's research into smart grid technology and renewable energy sources.
    • Faculty: Mirafzal
    • Facilities: Power Electronics Lab
  • Network Science and Engineering
    • K-State ECE research in the Network Science field includes work in cutting-edge network theory problems, developing real-world solutions to computer network and infectious disease modeling problems. 
    • Faculty: Scoglio
    • Facilities: NetSE Group
  • Wireless Communications
    • Wireless Communications research at K-State ECE includes work on distributed sensor networks, GPS technology, MC-CMDA systems, Software Defined Radio, energy harvesting and RFIC inductors, among other fields.
    • Faculty: Natarajan, Dyer
    • Facilities: Communications Circuits Lab, WiCom Group
  • Power Systems and Smart Grids
    • Research in the Power Systems and Smart Grids area is focused on creating an adaptive, secure, and intelligent power grid to help ensure consistent power delivery from a changing grid topology that includes more distributed, renewables based, power generation and new power demands from emerging markets such as electric cars. 
    • Faculty: Pahwa, Wu
    • Facilities: Smart Grid Lab, Power Lab
  • Renewable Energies
    • Renewable energy research at K-State ECE is focused on on wind power data and accessibility, helping teach students at primary and secondary schools about renewable energy through the Wind for Schools program. 
    • Faculty: Miller, Wu
    • Facilities: Renewable Energy Lab
  • Micro- and Nano-electronics
    • Faculty: Kim
  • Machine Learning, Multi-Agent Systems, Modeling & Optimization
    • Research in the Artificial Intelligence field is focused on the software that makes smart power systems function, with work in areas such as machine learning, game theory, multi-objective optimization and soft computing, among others.
    • Faculty: Das
    • Facilities: Agents, Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence Group

Biomedical Research

Power Electronics Lab

Network Science and Engineering

Wireless Communications

Smart Grid


Machine Learning