The National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado is the competition organizer, under direction of the U.S. Department of Energy.
The National Collegiate Wind Competition is a forum for undergraduate college students of multiple disciplines to investigate innovative wind energy concepts; gain experience designing, building and testing a wind turbine to perform according to a customized market data-derived business plan; and increase their knowledge of wind industry barriers. Continue reading “K-State Selected for Inaugural National Collegiate Wind Competition”→
Multimedia computing has produced a digital revolution that has changed the way we access and learn information in everyday life. It has changed the way we study, learn, communicate, play, shop, research and entertain. Many applications such as video conferencing, distance learning, entertainment, telemedicine, e-commerce and digital libraries would not have been possible without the development of highly efficient data compression techniques. One major drawback of this digital revolution is the ease with which digital content can be reproduced without loss of information. This has created another challenge, the digital rights management, or DRM, which will play an important role in the protection of the ownership of digital content by restricting the actions a recipient may take in regard to that content. Continue reading “Faculty Highlight – Dr. Satish Chandra”→
The Electrical Power Affiliates Program, or EPAP, is a partnership between Kansas State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and seven industry organizations: Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City Power & Light Co., Omaha Public Power District, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Sega Inc. and Westar Energy. The program gives engineering students the opportunity to research, learn, network and engage in professional development.
By any measurable standard – from the caliber of our instructional programs to the scope and impact of our research enterprise – the Department of Electrical and Computer Engieering ranks among the top departments of its kind worldwide.
Our vibrant academic community, lead by dedicated faculty members, is actively engaged in a variety of research projects that make important contributions to both the theory and practice – and that make our state, country and world a better place. Continue reading “Building for the Future”→