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Recognition for Research/Teaching Accomplishments

Kansas State University Video Recognition

  • "Peak Water: An Update of the High Plains Aquifer", K-State Youtube channel, January 14, 2016.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATmtIffwhjk

  • “Researchers find vast U.S. aquifer being tapped out”, K-State Youtube channel, December 12, 2013.

 http://youtu.be/98SfW6GY080

  • Life Expectancy of The Ogallala”, K-State Research and Extension, Agriculture Today, September 3, 2013.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sO6JRgQ6x4

  •  “Peak Water: An Update of the High Plains Aquifer”,K-State Youtube channel, January 14, 2016.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATmtIffwhjk

  • Kansas State University: Research: Where will we teach the scientists who will engineer our future?K-State Youtube channel,  August 22, 2012.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3WC9P9xs0M

  • Hydraulic Engineering Class Builds Oil-Capping Model”, K-State Youtube channel, May 6, 2011.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbiq-t7NsQA

  • Engineering class simulate sewer geyser”, K-State Youtube channel, May 14, 2010.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVa06CTI4jU

Kansas State University Recognition

  • "Steward named fellow of professional engineering society", K-State Today, Kansas State University, August 18, 2017.

https://www.k-state.edu/today/announcement.php?id=35799

  • “Study finds High Plains Aquifer peak use by state, overall usage decline”, K-State News and Editorial Services, November 16, 2015.

https://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/nov15/aquifer111615.html

  • Engineering students showcase ideas for maintaining state's water supply”, K-State Today, Kansas State University, May 13, 2014.

http://www.k-state.edu/today/announcement.php?id=14256  

  • Water woes”, Perspectives, Kansas State University, p. 2-3, Winter 2014.

http://www.k-state.edu/perspectives/documents/Perspectives-Winter_2014.pdf

  • Making waves: Water research evokes international response”, Impact, Kansas State University College of Engineering, p. 2-3, Fall 2013.

http://www.engg.ksu.edu/docs/impact/archive/impactfall2013.pdf

  • Study forecasts future water levels of crucial agricultural aquifer”, K-State News and Editorial Services, August 26, 2013.

http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/aug13/groundwater82613.html

  • Solving a problem well: Engineering class showcasing oil-capping model at all-university Open House”, KSU Media Relations, April 15, 2011.

https://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/apr11/hydraulicoil41511.html

  • K-State team examines effects of water policies”, Impact, College of Engineering, p. 4, Spring 2010.

http://www.engg.ksu.edu/docs/impact/archive/impactspring2010.pdf

  • Interdisciplinary team of K-State researchers creating tools to show how decisions about Ogallala Aquifer affect people, local economies and more”, KSU Media Relations, November, 4, 2009.

http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/nov09/aquifer110409.html

  • K-STATE engineering students design, build successful pump that is used in locations without electricity”, KSU Media Relations, May 18, 2009.

http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/may09/rampump51809.html

  • Focus on Research”, Impact (showcase article in the College of Engineering’s Annual Newsletter), p. 2-3, Spring 2007.

http://www.engg.ksu.edu/docs/impact/archive/impactspring2007.pdf

  • Water consortium taps a liquid asset”, K-Statement, July 6, 2006, 29(1).

  • K-State consortium identifies, evaluates water management strategies”, KSU Media Relations, May 6, 2006 (Reprinted in the Manhattan Mercury, “Researchers evaluate H2O management strategies”, June 6, 2006).

  •  “K-State hydraulic engineering students recreate, study New Orleans levee failure caused by Hurricane Katrina”, KSU Media Relations, June 1, 2006.

  • K-State site of prestigious International Conference on the Analytic Element Method”, KSU Media Relations, May 12, 2006.

  • “Wave tank & hydraulics class”, K-Stater, page 10, Fall 2005.

  • Experimental Waves”, reported in Kansas State Collegian, Thursday, May 5, 2005.

  • Groundwater Studies – Kansas State University Experiences”, announced in Inview, 26(14), February 5, 2004

Selected Recognition from Sources External to Kansas State University

  • "Innovative Kansas State Professor, Researcher Tabbed as ASCE Fellow", ASCE News, September 28, 2017.

http://news.asce.org/innovative-kansas-state-professor-researcher-tabbed-as-asce-fellow/

  • Kansas Ag Issues Podcast”, Ag Issues, Kansas Ag Network, November 19, 2015.

http://kansasagnetwork.com/2015/kansas-ag-issues-podcast-11192015/

  • Study: Over-tapping of High Plains Aquifer peaked in 2006”,WIBW, November 16, 2015.

http://www.wibw.com/home/headlines/Study-Over-tapping-of-High-Plains-Aquifer-peaked-in-2006-350676581.html

  • High Plains Aquifer in Danger of Running Out Amidst Extreme Drought”, AccuWeather, October 1, 2013.

www.accuweather.com/en/features/trend/high-plains-aquifer-in-danger/18261782

  • Sip it slowly”, The Economist, September 28, 2013.

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21586874-farmers-kansas-are-starting-adapt-declining-stocks-groundwater-sip-it-slowly

  • Water: High-yield crops could drain 70% of High Plains aquifer by 2050”, Climatewire, September 4, 2013.

http://www.eenews.net/stories/1059986668

  • Crucial Aquifer Is Rapidly Depleting”, ASCE Civil Engineering, September 3, 2013.

http://www.asce.org/CEMagazine/Article.aspx?id=23622327660#.UiZZQz-Ok5M

  • Overpumping threatens to deplete US high plains groundwater”, Nature, August 28, 2013.

http://www.nature.com/news/overpumping-threatens-to-deplete-us-high-plains-groundwater-1.13623

  • Turning Off The Spigot In Western Kansas Farmland”, NPR, August 27, 2013.

http://www.wbur.org/npr/215831484/turning-off-the-spigot-in-western-kansas-farmland

  • Farmed Out: Overpumping Threatens to Deplete U.S. High Plains Groundwater”, Scientific American, August 27, 2013.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=farmed-out-overpumping-threatens-deplete-high-plains-groundwater

  • Shrinking water supply under threat in U.S. farm breadbasket: report”, Reuters, August 27, 2013.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/27/us-usa-water-agriculture-idUSBRE97Q0RP20130827

  • Study: Cutting Ogallala Water Use Now Will Benefit Kansas LaterCircle of Blue, August 27, 2013.

http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2013/world/study-cut-groundwater-use-from-ogallala-aquifer-in-kansas-now-benefit-later/

  • Kan. crops face water questions as aquifer levels fall”, USA Today, August 26, 2013.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/sciencefair/2013/08/26/kansas-aquifer-2040/2700933/

  • High Plains Aquifer will be 69 percent depleted in 50 years, K-State study saysAssociated Press, August 26, 2013

http://www.kansas.com/2013/08/26/2965680/high-plains-aquifer-will-be-69.html

  • An engineering class’s excursion into storm drains”, Manhattan Mercury, April 20, 2010.