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Kansas State Bulk Solids Innovation Center

Bulk solids solutions through education, research, and innovation

The mission of the Bulk Solids Innovation Center (BSIC) is to serve customers by offering innovative solutions that enhance productivity through ground-breaking research, product testing, and global education related to bulk solids storage, flow and conveying. The BSIC provides a range of services to industry and the university. 

Research and Consulting

The BSIC is a university-level research center and the only one of its kind in North America.

Testing Services

Testing and research services are provided through the BSIC, providing access of the many capabilities of the center to the public.


Professional industry training and online graduate courses are available through the BSIC to expand knowledge of bulk solids.

Employment Opportunity

The Kansas State Polytechnic campus is seeking a dedicated Laboratory Manager for the Bulk Solids Innovation Center. The position will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the BSIC, including equipment, testing, and overseeing the work of student interns. As experience is gained, the position will evaluate customer material samples and make recommendations about designing material handling systems for those materials. Over time, the Laboratory Administrator will become an expert, recognized in both industry and academia, in a variety of Bulk Solid handling technologies. Learn more and apply online.