Energy Economy
  • Article
  • Jan 22 2021

The CAER project seeks to solve both of those issues through the development of new high-strength, high-bond cements and concretes that are simple to deploy and use. These products will require little or no surface preparation and eliminate the heavy precast reinforcement-laden structural elements that bog down repair and construction projects.

  • Podcast
  • Jan 8 2021

On this episode of "Behind the Blue," UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications' Carl Nathe talks with UK faculty members Chad Risko and Susan Odom about their energy storage research and how it connects to students in the classroom and the laboratory.

  • Article
  • Nov 13 2020

The nearly $4 million, four-year project, titled “Data-Enabled Discovery and Design to Transform Liquid-Based Energy Storage,” or D3TaLES, seeks to create new domain knowledge in materials science for the creation of next-generation batteries.

  • Article
  • Nov 6 2020

“We hope to better understand how sulfur accumulates in biofuel feedstocks, what happens to the sulfur during thermochemical conversion, how to remove sulfur and improve gasification efficiency.”

  • Article
  • Oct 26 2020

CAER is building an educational pilot plant to process collected electronic scrap. The plant will be designed, constructed & operated by students & will be financially supported by the sale of marketable metals.

  • Article
  • Oct 13 2020

Brewington will study magnetic field design for the Los Alamos National Laboratory neutron electric dipole moment experiment, or LANL-nEDM. Gervais will work with both the Nab Experiment and nEDM collaboration at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.

  • Article
  • Oct 2 2020

“This project will allow us to significantly reduce the complexity and cost of CO2 capture and biofixation from all sources, whether it is from utility companies, cement manufacturing, or chemical plants."

  • Article
  • Aug 20 2020

Coal-to-carbon fiber research shows great promise to positively impact the nation’s sluggish coal industry. In 2019, U.S. coal production, consumption and employment reached their lowest levels in 40 years.

  • Article
  • May 20 2020

“Even as we are doing everything that we can to protect the ones we love during the coronavirus, these grants will enable Kentuckians to make better choices that will save them money and lead to a more sustainable energy future,” Gov. Beshear said.

  • Article
  • Apr 7 2020

The award is given in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.