A multi-institutional collaboration led by UK researchers was one of 37 teams to receive National Science Foundation funding as part of the Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) program.
The Kentucky Statewide EPSCoR Committee, the governing body of the state’s National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program voted to adopt the Kentucky Science & Technology Plan: Vision 2030.
The first cohort of interns in a new Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) program are spending their summers contributing to statewide research projects focused on geologic resources, environmental issues and natural hazards affecting Kentucky.
UK researchers have produced nearly pure rare earth concentrates from Kentucky coal using an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process, a groundbreaking accomplishment in the energy industry.
The $1.5 million Department of Energy grant will fund the Center for Applied Energy Research's project to collect samples from four regions across Appalachia to determine the concentration of rare earth elements in those coalfields.