The award is given to a society member who has produced outstanding work in food engineering through industry, research, teaching or extension.
Twelve faculty members spanning seven academic departments attended the orientation.
Faculty with the institute will serve as judges in an upcoming contest to find innovative solutions for using spent grains.
Students majoring in biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering and biosystems engineering shadowed healthcare providers in a wide variety of areas.
NSF CAREER awards are presented to young faculty members who have the potential to serve as leaders in research and education in their area of study.
WAARP is located at North Farm off Ironworks Pike, a 971-hectare agricultural research facility operated by the University of Kentucky.
Wayne Sanderson knew at a young age that he had a gift, and that he wanted to be a mentor for the next generation.
The program developed thanks to a partnership between the Office of the Vice President for Research, the College of Engineering and different departments and faculty research labs.
To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.
Dr. Wells was a UK professor in the Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department from 1974-2012.