About Us

Since 1986, Kentucky NSF EPSCoR has endeavored to build the national research competitiveness of Kentucky researchers and students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines.

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Overview

Working in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF), Kentucky’s NSF EPSCoR assists to strengthen research and education in science and engineering. The vision of the KY NSF EPSCoR is to advance, encourage and develop long term improvements in scientific discovery, innovation and education throughout the Commonwealth.

 

KY NSF EPSCoR endeavors to build the national research competitiveness of Kentucky researchers and students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines.

Who We Are

Research Leads

  • Rodeny Andrews, PhD, PE, University of Kentucky
    KY NSF EPSCoR Principal Investigator

 

  • To Be Announced Fall 2019
    KY NSF EPSCoR Co-Principal Investigators 

KY NSF EPSCoR Staff

  • Jeff Mossey, Associate Director KY NSF EPSCoR, University of Kentucky

 

  • Julia Melkers, PhD,  KY NSF EPSCoR External Evaluator, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

  • Kevin Puckett, Senior Communication Officer KY NSF EPSCoR, University of Kentucky

 

  • Rosemary Fama, Assoc. Extension Specialist KY NSF EPSCoR, University of Kentucky

 

  • Courtney McCarthy, Assistant Director CAER, University of Kentucky

External Advisory Board Members

  • To Be Announced Fall 2019

KY NSF EPSCoR Subcommittee Members

  • Rodney Andrews (Chair), Professor; Director, CAER; Assoc. VP for Research Development, University of Kentucky

 

  • Cathleen Webb, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Western Kentucky University

 

  • Tom Otieno, Dean, College of Science, Eastern Kentucky University

 

  • Janelle Hare, Professor, Morehead State University

 

  • Kevin Walsh, Endowed Professor and Assoc. Dean for Research, University of Louisville

 

  • Chi Shen, Professor, Kentucky State University

 

  • John Farrar, Associate Professor, Northern Kentucky University

 

  • Terry Derting, Professor, Murray State University

Kentucky Statewide EPSCoR Committee Bylaws

Our Goals

Kentucky NSF EPSCoR seeks to be a catalyst in stimulating the development
of a strong and sustainable Commonwealth research community.

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