Research Priorities - Energy
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  • 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.

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  • 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."

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Jan 30 2020

The UK Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) have announced a new program to advance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in KY’s schools.

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  • Jan 21 2020

Cement production is the world’s second largest source of carbon dioxide emissions. CAER received a two-year, $1.3 million grant to develop extremely durable belite-based cement that is low-energy consuming and low-carbon dioxide releasing.

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  • Dec 19 2019

The Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) at UK recently began work on a major research project to investigate the unconventional oil and gas potential of the Rogersville Shale formation in Eastern Kentucky and other related formations.

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  • Oct 22 2019

The EnVision Forum, held at Kroger Field, gathered more than 150 governmental, policy, industry and other leaders involved in the country’s energy sector.

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  • Oct 3 2019

A multidisciplinary UK team will provide unique graduate educational opportunities in food, energy and water systems, thanks to a new grant.