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KY NSF EPSCoR Provides Research Funding that Finds Solutions for Tracking and Controling Coal Fires
KY NSF EPSCoR Provides Research Funding that Finds Solutions for Tracking and Controling Coal Fires

Dr. Jen O'Keefe, Geologist/Scientist at Morehead State University and recipient of 2013 Research Enhancement Grant (REG) award from KY NSF EPSCoR, was interviewed by WLEX 18 for "Mystery Monday: Mystery of Underground Coal Fires".

EPSCoR Provides Research Funding that Develops Kentucky’s New Knowledge-based Economy
EPSCoR Provides Research Funding that Develops Kentucky’s New Knowledge-based Economy

Kentucky's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research known as Kentucky EPSCoR is providing the tools, discoveries, and work force required for the state to successfully transition from its past dependence on mining and mineral industries to a vibrant knowledge-based economy, one that can thrive in national and global level.

KY NSF EPSCoR Visualization and Virtual Environments Ten Years Later
KY NSF EPSCoR Visualization and Virtual Environments Ten Years Later
                             By: Jeff Mossey

Dr. Ruigang Yang, an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Kentucky (UK) was a senior researcher on one of six KY NSF EPSCoR supported collaborative research initiatives for advancing the knowledge economy in Kentucky.

Nathan Jacobs
What's Next: Faculty Research, Nathan Jacobs
                             Video by Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments, University of Kentucky

An assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Kentucky, Jacobs' research is focused on ways to use computers to interpret and understand images of outdoor scenes.

Beacon on Flat Head Lake
Kentucky NSF EPSCOR Success Story: VOEIS Project
                             Alicia Gregory, Reveal Research Media, University of Kentucky

In 2009, the Virtual Observatory And Ecological Informatics System (VOEIS) project was launched. Funded by an NSF EPSCoR grant, VOEIS united researchers at five universities in Kentucky and two universities in Montana to develop a cyber-infrastructure system to monitor, analyze, model, and forecast the consequences of environmental changes in freshwater ecosystems.

Ky NSF EPSCOR Success Story
Kentucky NSF EPSCoR success stories: Schyler Nunziata
                            The Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments, University of Kentucky

Schyler Nunziata is a first-year Ph.D. student in biology at the University of Kentucky, and she's just one of the young scientists that can testify to the impact of Kentucky's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.

KY EPSCOR is a fundamental driving force for science based economic development
KY EPSCOR is a fundamental driving force for science based economic development
               Jeff Mossey, Courtney Fisk, University of Kentucky and Ron Harrison, University of Louisville

One of the goals of the KY EPSCoR program is to build collaborations between researchers at the universities and industry within the state, allowing for large programs. The KY EPSCoR program has been the channel for over $430,000,000 of research funding to the Commonwealth's academic institutions.

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"Why EPSCoR Matters" featured in Centered for Applied Engery Research's Newsletter, Energeia
                            Jeff Mossey, KY NSF EPSCoR

Jeff Mossey, Program Manager, KY NSF EPSCoR gives readers the CliffsNotes® version of the EPSCoR program justification, purpose and focus.

cellular communication
Cellular Communication that Doesn’t Require a Smart Phone
                           Palaniappan Sethu, University of Louisville

UofL Bioengineering Researchers are working to build an artificial environment to determine how cardiac and vascular cells respond to the dynamic conditions of the body.

KY nanoNet
KY nanoNET develops software to fabricate complex 3D micro-structures quickly and efficiently
                        James Loomis, University of Louisville

UofL node of KY nanoNet developed file conversion software allowing, otherwise impossible to fabricate, complex 3D structures to be produced.

What's New in Science
Report Card Time for “What’s New in Science”
                        Jeff Mossey, University of Kentucky

In a collaboration between UK’s Biology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics and Fayette County Schools, “What’s New in Science” lecture series introduces new cutting-edge science to teachers.

Science on the Surface
Science at the Surface
                        Dr. Sergio Mendes, University of Louisville

UofL Photonics lab is researching electrically active surfaces and how they interact with biologically-based molecules.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1355438.
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