Discussing materials science in ‘Research Made Possible’
This week’s episode of “Behind the Blue” features a guest episode of the “Research Made Possible” podcast. To subscribe to the Research Made Possible podcast on SoundCloud or Apple Podcasts, search “University of Kentucky Research Media.”
This podcast features the University of Kentucky’s recently announced eighth Research Priority Area (or RPA) in Materials Science. This RPA was chosen for its close alignment with the largest ever investment in research and development to strengthen American manufacturing, supply chains and national security—the Chips and Science Act of 2022. From medicine and manufacturing to automotive and aerospace applications, materials are vital to the future of Kentucky’s economy. UK is working with industrial partners across our region to solve today’s problems and train the workforce of the future.
Alicia Gregory, director of Research Communications, sat down with four UK leaders to learn more:
Eric King, Assistant Vice President for Research for Federal Relations and Institutional Research Priorities
Lisa Cassis, Vice President for Research
Ian McClure, Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation and Economic Impact
John Balk, Professor of Materials Engineering, Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering
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