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November 2017

SEMINAR: Battery Research Opportunities Today and in the Future – Mercedes-Benz Perspective

November 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oliver H. Raymond Civil Engineering Building, Room C112
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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SEMINAR: Battery Research Opportunities Today and in the Future – Mercedes-Benz Perspective November 8th, 2017 11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. C112 OHR (Oliver H. Raymond Civil Engineering Building)   Tobias Glossmann Senior Systems Engineer Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc.   Electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to represent a significant share of car sales in just a few years, according to major market analysts. In the tradition of Mercedes-Benz, high performance and safety are high priority characteristics of the battery system. Li-ion…

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Appalachian BOLD: Fall Student Camp Series

November 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Big Sandy Community & Technical College, 1 Bert Combs Drive
Prestonsburg, KY 41653 United States
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Bioeconomy – Outreach – Leadership – Development Floyd County Schools Big Sandy Community & Technical College (Prestonsburg Campus) BIOSCIENCE DAY   |   NOVEMBER 10, 2017 AGENDA 9:00 am: Campbell 115- Welcome and Introductions 9:15 am: Photosynthesis Activity– Light energy into chemical energy 10:15 am: Fermentation presented by Miranda Woodall of Alltech 11:00 am: Planetarium Show - East Kentucky Science Center 11:45 am: Lunch FCECA Room –Johnson Building 12:30 pm: Complete Fermentation activity 1:00 pm: The Microscopic World of Photosynthesis 1:30 pm:…

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SEMINAR: Industrial Membrane Process Breakthroughs in Gas Processing and Petrochemicals

November 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Oliver H. Raymond Civil Engineering Building, Room C112
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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NSF KY EPSCoR Membrane Pillar and CMS Seminar Industrial Speakers: Honeywell UOP Corporation Monday, November 13, 2017 (11 am to 12:15 pm, Room OHR 112)     Industrial Catalytic Process Breakthroughs in Petrochemicals and Renewable Fuels Dr. Jeffery Bricker, Senior Director of Research Honeywell UOP, Des Plaines, IL Abstract: This presentation will discuss the most advanced new technologies for light olefin production. The landscape for industrial production of olefins is changing rapidly with intense commercialization of Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) and on-purpose…

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Appalachian BOLD: Fall Student Camp Series

November 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Big Sandy Community & Technical College, 1 Bert Combs Drive
Prestonsburg, KY 41653 United States
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Bioeconomy – Outreach – Leadership – Development Floyd County Schools Big Sandy Community & Technical College (Prestonsburg Campus) BIOSCIENCE DAY   |   NOVEMBER 17, 2017 AGENDA 9:00 am: Campbell 115- Welcome and Introductions 9:15 am: Photosynthesis Activity– Light energy into chemical energy 10:15 am: Fermentation presented by Miranda Woodall of Alltech 11:00 am: Planetarium Show - East Kentucky Science Center 11:45 am: Lunch FCECA Room –Johnson Building 12:30 pm: Complete Fermentation activity 1:00 pm: The Microscopic World of Photosynthesis 1:30 pm:…

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January 2018

NSF EPSCOR Membrane Pillar Seminar and Meeting

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oliver H. Raymond Civil Engineering Building, Room C112
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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11 am, OHR 112, Monday, January 29, 2018 Meeting will feature a presentation from the University of Kentucky's Dr. Mark Crocker, "Lignin to value-added chemicals and separation needs.”

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SEMINAR: Incommensurate Graphene: A breakthrough in Lithium-ion Batteries

January 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Oliver H. Raymond Civil Engineering Building, Room C112
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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SEMINAR Tereza M . Paronyan , Ph . D . Hexalayer LLC, Louisville, KY Northern Kentucky University, KY     January 29, 2018 3:30 - 4:30 P.M. C112 OHR (Oliver H. Raymond Civil Engineering Building) Incommensurate Graphene: A breakthrough in Lithium - ion Batteries The development of high-capacity lithium-ion battery (LIB) anode materials would have a profound and direct impact on current commercial and emerging markets, such as portable electronics, electric vehicles, and electrical grid storage. In 1991, Sony constructed…

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February 2018

Super Collider 2018

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
UK Center for Applied Energy Research, 2624 Research Park Drive
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 FEBRUARY 16th, 2018. Submit your abstract here: http://kynsfepscor.org/submit-your-abstract/ Learn more at: http://kynsfepscor.org/super-collider-2018/

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SEMINAR: Drivers of Change in the Automotive Industry with a Focus on Electrified Vehicles

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UK Center for Applied Energy Research, 2624 Research Park Drive
Lexington, KY 40511 United States
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SEMINAR Mark W. Verbrugge, Ph.D. Director, Chemical and Materials Systems Lab General Motors Research and Development February 23, 2018 2:00-3:00 P.M.   Drivers of change in the automotive industry with a focus on electrified vehicles Refreshments served! For personal transportation, vehicle electrification continues to grow in importance. We review recent electrified vehicle architectures and battery technologies. It is clear that for battery electric vehicles (EVs) to gain significant market share, significant improvements in battery technology are needed, particularly in terms…

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March 2018

The Naff Symposium

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
William T. Young Library, 401 Hilltop Ave
Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky organizes an annual Symposium on Chemistry and Molecular Biology.  This Symposium was established in honor of Anna S. Naff, a University of Kentucky graduate, through the generous support of Dr. Benton Naff of NIH. The Symposium has an interdisciplinary character and is attended by students and faculty from Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Pharmacy, Engineering, Agriculture and Medicine. The Symposium features renowned experts from around the world, including Nobel prize-winning scientists and is…

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August 2018

SEMINAR: Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing for Lithium-Ion Batteries

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RMB 323, 143 Graham Avenue
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering Seminar Jianlin Li, Ph.D. Oak Ridge National Laboratory August 29, 2018 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. 323 RMB (Robotics and Manufacturing Building) Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing for Lithium-Ion Batteries The cost of electric vehicle batteries has been reduced by >70% from 2008 to 2015. However, significant cost reduction is still required to further reduce the battery cost from about $200/kWh to the aggressive cost target of $80/kWh. Majority of battery cost comes from materials…

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