Rodney Andrews, Ph.D.

Director University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research
Professor

Research Areas: Activated carbon materials, Agriculture, Biotechnology, carbon fiber formation, Carbon materials, Energy, Environment, Nanotube synthesis, Nanotube-polymer and nanotube-carbon composite materials, Pitch chemistry and characterization

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Center for Applied Energy Research - CAER
2540 Research Park Dr
Lexington, KY 40511-8410
Phone: 859-257-0200
Email: rodney.andrews@uky.edu

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1999

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1994

Appointments

2009-Present: Interim Director, Kentucky-Argonne Battery Manufacturing R&D Center

2007-Present: Director, Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky.

2006-2007: Acting Director, Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky.

2003-2006: Associate Director and Engineer Associate Program Manager II Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky

2003-2007: Assistant Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky.

2001-2003:  Assoc. Engineer III, Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky

1999-2001: Associate Engineer II- Research, Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky.

Jan. 1997 & Dec. 1995: Visiting Researcher, Institute for Advanced Materials Studies, Kyushu University, Kyushu, Japan.