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  • Small_campingtuttlecreek_2012-05-27_19-16-37__igp1713__jedbarker2012 Jared Barker

    I completed my bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering at the University of the Philippines. I am currently pursuing a master's degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Kansas State University. My interests include hydroponics, photography, robotics, building websites, and sports.

  • Small_scott Scott Bell

    I am a PhD student in Computer Science. I have been a CS instructor at Northwest Missouri State University and an IT instructor at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. I have an undergraduate degree in Geological Engineering and a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Missouri-Rolla. In my free time I enjoy photographing storms, scuba diving and duck hunting.

  • Small_dan_bigham_7.29.2010_002-4 Dan Bigham

    I am a concurrent BS/MS student majoring in Biological & Agricultural Engineering at Kansas State. I perform research in the area of sensor technology that wirelessly measures the amount of suspended particles in streams. I grew up/work on on a family farm in Meriden, Kansas (near Topeka). My other interests include Kansas State athletics, intramural sports, and hanging out with friends.

  • Small_me Brian Cain

    I am a Computer Science Masters student at Kansas State University. I got my undergraduate degree in Computer Science at Kansas State in 2012. I have enjoyed technology for all of my life, along with playing music as a secondary interest. I'm looking forward to working with the GK-12 program in the following months.

  • Small_38765_1324955653841_1529378586_30748314_390575_n Paul Cain

    I'm a fellow going for the Master of Software Engineering program. I'll be working with Jennifer Nider and Lori Rice. I was born in Topeka and spent most of my life there. I got my bachelor's degree in Computer Systems Technology from Kansas State at Salina. The nice thing about Computer Systems Technology is that the math requirement only goes up to Calculus I. In the spring of 2011 I spent a semester studying at the University of Hyderabad in Hyderabad, India. I plan to study abroad again some day.

  • Small_dcase Denise Case

    I'm a chemical engineer from Kansas City working on advanced degrees in Software Engineering and Computing & Information Sciences. My interests include languages, cyber-physical systems, human-computer interfaces, and intelligent adaptive systems. My research includes a partnership with the Electrical and Computer Engineering department to develop an adaptive architecture that uses game theory and multiagent reasoning to support the the smart grid.

  • Small_dvorak_joseph_fa09_002 Joseph Dvorak

    I grew up on a primarily wheat and cattle farm in north-central Oklahoma between Perry and Stillwater, Oklahoma. I attended Oklahoma State University for my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees – majoring in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering with an emphasis on mechatronics. I also received minors in Accounting, Agricultural Economics and German. After graduating from Oklahoma State University, I worked at Charles Machine Works, Inc. – manufacturers of the Ditch Witch brand of trenchers and underground construction equipment. I was a systems engineer, and I designed the electrical systems on ten different machine models. I am currently pursuing a PhD in Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Kansas State University.

  • Missing Brian Dye

    I am a graduate student of Kansas State University in the Masters of Computer Science program. Originally I was an Aerospace engineering and Material engineering before finally finding my home in CIS, in particular language theory and translation.

  • Small_405799_10152788345000296_2090578436_n Justin Frazier

    I'm a second year fellow studying Biosystems Engineering. My research involves taking geometric measurements of field crops using TOF cameras.

  • Small_me Joseph Heier

    I graduated with degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science in 2013 from Kansas State University. I am now pursuing my Masters in Computer Science. My research interests include Formal Language Theory, Algorithm Analysis and Safety-Critical Software.

  • Small_me Emily Jordan

    Hello! This is my second year in the GK-12 program, and my second year in the master's program here at KSU. I'm from Beloit, KS, and currently live in Manhattan. I enjoy reading, programming, model rocketry, computers, and Controller Area Networks.

  • Small_img_3478 Spencer Kepley

    I am a student at Kansas State University pursuing a concurrent MS/BS in Biological and Agricultural Engineering. Prior to Manhattan, I lived in Chanute, Ks and worked on the family farm. My interests include sports, the outdoors, and hanging out with friends and family.

  • Small_untitled Brad Kurtz

    I am working on my Masters of Software Engineering (MSE). I got my undergraduate degree from K-State in 2008. My academic interests are game design and programming. I enjoy working with students, and spent the previous year teaching an introductory programming lab course. I'm looking forward to my involvement in the GK-12 program.

  • Small_balcony Joseph Lancaster

    I received my bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science at Kansas State University in 2006 and 2008, respectively. My academic interests include robotics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. I am currently looking into performance predictive metrics for robotic swarms and other swarm analyses.

  • Small_dsc03496 Matthew Miller

    I am a PhD Candidate in Computer Science. I enjoy programming, working on robotics, taking pictures, and playing with my children.

  • Small_colorado__09_038a Brent Ware

    As a concurrent B.S./M.S. student in Biological & Agricultural Engineering with a minor in Chemistry, I am researching permittivity sensors and how they can be used to measure contaminants in air. I am originally from Shawnee Mission, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City. At K-State, I play for the Water Polo Team and am on the Robotics and Fountain Wars Design Teams. I’ve also worked as a math tutor, chemistry teaching assistant, and research assistant on nanoparticles while at K-State.

  • Small_44915_434965905731_6584988_n Joshua Weese

    I am originally from the country side of Macksville, KS. Coming from a 1A school, I am aware that new technology is difficult to work into the classroom, especially with limited funding. I currently hold an Associate of Technology a B.S. in Computer Systems Technology from Kansas State University Salina. During my time in Salina, I worked for Philips Lighting developing software, Kasa Industrial Conrols Inc as a IT Assistant, and KSU-Salina as a writing center tutor. Since 2011, I have been in Manhattan and graduated with my M.S. in Computer Science. I am currently enrolled in the PhD in Computer Science at KSU. My emphasis and research interests include artificial intelligence and machine learning.

  • Small_profile Andrew Wiederholt

    I am a graduate student in Biological and Agricultural Engineering with an emphasis in Machinery Systems. I earned bachelor's degrees in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structures from Kansas State and Physics from Bethel College in December 2012. Prior to Kansas State, I attended Bethel College where I studied Physics and was a member of the football team for four years. I am originally from Hartford, Kansas, and when I am not studying I spend my time fishing and attending K-State sporting events.

  • Small_heath_profile Heath Yates

    I am a graduate student pursuing an advanced degree in Computer Science at Kansas State University. My background includes a masters level education in both Mathematics and Statistics. My academic interests are in exploring Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. I'm looking forward to working with our Insight students and teachers.