Silva and Agioutantis Receive $543,000 Alpha Foundation Project for Underground Mine Seals Integrity Assessment
The project is expected to start on November 1, 2020, and will span two years.
The chapter won the SME Outstanding Student Chapter Award and the Mineral Education Coalition Outstanding Student chapter awards for the 2019-2020 school year.
Attendees receive professional development credit which can be applied toward the requirement for maintaining professional engineering licensure.
Sottile, Schafrik, and Agioutantis receive $643,000 NIOSH Contract for Autonomous Shuttle Car Docking
The project began on September 1, 2020, and will span two years.
The project is titled, “Comprehensive atmospheric monitoring in underground coal mines: long term critical trend analysis and tablet-based communication.”
Agioutantis joined UK in October 2014 after serving as a professor at the Technical University of Crete (TUC) in Greece for over 25 years.
Despite the cancellation of the annual UK College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, each department and Tau Beta Pi have named awardees.
The scholarships are renewable up to four years and the annual amounts to be given range from $1,000 - $15,000, with 25 of the 35 to receive at least $5,000.
The project led by assistant professor Joshua Werner and explores the recovery and recycling of precious metals. This agreement is related to and in support of a framework agreement with Lexmark for sponsored research and professional services.
In the past five years, Dr. Agioutantis has secured research funds totaling over $3.9 million ($3.2 as PI and $700,000 as co-PI) with a personal share of approximately $2 million.