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March 2019

Grant Writing Strategies

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Woodward Hall, Gatton College of Business, 550 S Limestone
Lexington, 40506
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New faculty and anyone who would like an introduction to specific funding agencies or how the Federal Appropriations process works and what future funding priorities we may expect should attend. Each workshop will be free-standing, so attendees may come to the sessions that best fit their interests. 1:00 pm: Federal Funding Priorities and the Appropriations Process Presented by Eric King 2:00 pm: Grant Writing Strategies for NIH Presented by Craig Rush 3:00 pm: Grant Writing Strategies for NSF Presented by Martha Peterson…

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SEMINAR: Nanotechnology for Water Treatment: Towards Low Energy Desalination and Water Purification

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The CRMS Building, 143 Graham Avenue
Lexington, 40506-0108 United States
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University of Kentucky Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering Joint Seminar with the UK Center of Membrane Sciences ABSTRACT Nonconventional water sources, including seawater, brackish water and wastewater, have become an important, and in some regions, necessary form of water supply to sustain economic growth and societal development. At the center of the various strategies utilizing these alternative water sources is desalination and water purification. A critical limitation of existing desalination technologies is the high energy consumption. Much research effort has…

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Kentucky Water Resources Annual Symposium

March 25
Free

The day-long Symposium brings together researchers, per- sonnel from local, state and federal agencies, undergraduate and graduate students, participants from volunteer groups and NGOs, and members of the public and provides opportu- nities for individuals conducting water-related work (e.g. re- search, management, education) to discuss their activities, preliminary or final, with others interested in the waters of the Commonwealth. To register, view the tentative agenda or for additional infor- mation, visit https://www.research.uky.edu/kentucky-water-resources- research-institute/2019-kwrri-annual-symposium

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UKY Patent Palooza

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UK Gatton Student Center, 160 Avenue of Champions
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The third annual Patent Palooza! event will recognize all UK innovators and successful commercialization deals of FY18. Dr. Lee Todd will be presented the inaugural Lee T. Todd Lifetime Achievement Award in Entrepreneurship. Ballroom 212BC Gatton Student Center University of Kentucky 4:00PM - 6:00PM

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NSF Career Workshop

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
UK Gatton Student Center, 160 Avenue of Champions
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The CAREER is NSF’s most prestigious program in support of early-career faculty who have potential to serve as role models in research and education. Join Brad Berron, UK Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and CAREER awardee, and Shana Herron, UK Senior Proposal Development Officer, to prepare for submissions in July 2019.  The speakers will dissect the CAREER guidelines, offer strategies for integrating research and education, and present proposal preparation tips. They will also answer your questions and discuss additional proposal…

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April 2019

SEMINAR: Measurements of Ion and Water Transport In Ultrathin Polyamide Membranes

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RMB 323, 143 Graham Avenue
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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University of Kentucky Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering Spring 2019 Seminar Series A Joint Seminar with the UK Center of Membrane Sciences Christopher M. Stafford, PhD Material Science and Engineering Division National Institute of Standards Technology April 17, 2019 11:00 AM 323 RMB (Robotics and Manufacturing Building) Bio Dr. Stafford leads a project that focuses primarily on thin film composite membranes, where the selective layer that separates water from dissolved ions is only 10s to a few 100s nm thick.  Probing…

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Graffin Lecture: Prof. Mauricio Terrones

April 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Chemistry-Physics Building, 505 Rose Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40506
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George D. Graffin Lecture Mauricio Terrones , Ph . D . Distinguished Professor of Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering Penn State University     April 17, 2019 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. Chem-Phys 114 LOW-DIMENSIONAL NANO-CARBONS: DOPED GRAPHENE TO 3-D HYBRIDS AND BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS We will give a general historical introduction of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. We will also discuss the synthesis of carbon nanotubes and nanotube networks using different dopants during chemical vapor deposition. In particular, the effects of sulfur, boron…

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Super Collider 2019

April 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Griffin Gate Marriott, 1800 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511 United States
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DESCRIPTION Super Collider is an exciting networking opportunity celebrating the success of Kentucky NSF EPSCoR-supported research participants. This annual conference hosts a variety of EPSCoR-funded participants including faculty, post-docs, and graduate students. POSTER SESSIONS Attending students are invited to present their work during our poster sessions. To participate in the poster session, please submit a brief abstract summarizing your work NO LATER THAN APRIL 12th, 2019. Register and submit your abstract here. Learn more at: http://kynsfepscor.org/super-collider-2019/

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May 2019

SEMINAR: Understanding the Electronic Structure of Metal Oxides

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Chemistry-Physics Building, 505 Rose Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40506
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Understanding the Electronic Structure of Metal Oxides Date: 05/07/2019 - 4:00pm to 4:50pm Location: CP-114

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July 2019

Carbon 2019

July 14 - July 19
Lexington Convention Center, 430 W Vine St
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
Free
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