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.
Jeff Seay's research has resulted in a device capable of converting waste plastic into clean fuel oil.
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Engineered Bioactive Interfaces & Devices program at the University of Kentucky (UK) concluded on Thursday, July 29, 2021, with a poster competition and awards ceremony.
The event marked the first time a Ph.D. student had made their defense at UK Paducah.
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.
Shelman received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1981 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987. She is also a 2021 recipient of the UK Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award.
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.
The award was presented at the hybrid Lead Blue: Student Organizations Celebration and Award Ceremony on April 28.
The NSF GRFP is the country’s oldest graduate fellowship program directly supporting graduate students since 1952.