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 blue digit    17th Annual KY EPSCoR Conference
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Aiming Science for Impact
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Thursday, May 17, 2012
Lexington Convention Center, Lexington, KY

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Video & Slides

Video + Slides (Length)   Slides only Speaker
Welcome:  A reminder of our Impact -Future, Present and Past  7 min

 

Rick Kurzynske, Director KY EPSCoR Program
Nancy Martin, Chair KY EPSCoR Committee
James Tracy, VP of Research, University of KY
 
Keynote:     
Supporting the Endless Frontier
43min

 1.5 mb

Dedric A. Carter,
Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Director, National Science Foundation
 
Exploring High Value / High Impact Research Opportunities for KY: 
     Energy Storage   21min

 820 kb

Tom Zawodzinski, Governor's Chair in Advanced Energy Storage and Conversion Systems,
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
     Commercial Impact of Nutrition
     Science
17min

3.1 mb

Karl A. Dawson,
Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer, Alltech
     Center for Nanophase Materials
     Sciences(CNMS) at ORNL
  
20min

2 mb

Sean C. Smith,
Director, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL)
     Discussion Panel   5min   (Tom, Karl, Sean)
KY Collaboration Opportunities: 
     Nucleus - Putting Innovation on
     the Fast Track in Louisville
  
18min

438 kb

Mary Tapolsky, Director, Technology Commercialization & Program Administration, Nucleus
     WKU NOVA Center:
     Nondestructive Analysis Using
     the Large Chamber
Scanning
     Electron Microscope
20min

2.8 mb

Ed Kintzel, Physics Professor,
Western Kentucky University
Kentucky's STEM Strategy: 
     2012 KY Science & Innovation
     Strategy
17min

479 kb

Kris Kimel, President, Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (KSTC)
Scientific Challenges and the Economics of Resource Sustainability for KY  
     Introduction and Challenges  1min   Liz Knapp, Assistant Director, KY EPSCoR
     Mapping Recycling Demand in
       the Southeast
15min 844 kb Will Sagar, Executive Director,
Southeast Recycling Development Council
     Research Opportunities and
       Challenges for Achieving
       Carbon Neutrality in the
Global
       Aluminum Industry
19min 772 kb Subodh Das, CEO & Founder, Phinix, LLC
     Significance of Sustainability to
       the World’s Largest Aluminum
       Rolled Product Producer
16min 1.2 mb John Gardner, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Novelis Inc.
     Discussion Panel  6min    (John, Will, Subodh)
5 Minute Research Presentations 
     Importance & Selection Criteria  3min   Liz Knapp, Assistant Director, KY EPSCoR

Topic

Speaker     

University

Media                     

Summary

Ecological
Genomics

Pat Calie                 

EKU

Abstract, slides, Video

Using NextGen DNA Sequencing to investigate Plant Phylogenetics

Water Pollution

Sabina Salkic           

WKU

Abstract, slides, Video

Using Spectroscopy to monitor degradation of X-Ray Contrast Media in water

Spinal Cord Injury

Elizabeth Salmon    

UK

Abstract, slides, Video

Developing a Brain-Machine Interface to facilitate motor recovery after Spinal Cord Injury
 

Outer Space

Kevin Brown

Morehead

Abstract, slides, Video

Deployment of CubeSats for Measure of Cosmic X-rays

Nanomaterial Applications

Silpa Kona

UofL

Abstract, slides, Video

Low cost production of graphene based chemical sensors

KY EPSCoR Funding Opportunities and Updates

KY NSF EPSCoR Program:
    Infrastructure Improvements to
    Support
Energy & Environmental
    Research in
Kentucky

6min 1.2 mb Jeff Mossey, Program Administrator,
KY NSF EPSCoR Program

NASA KY SG & EPSCoR Programs
     Developing Kentucky Research
     Expertise
and Collaborations
     with NASA

12min 616 kb Suzanne Weaver Smith, Director NASA Kentucky Space Grant and EPSCoR Programs

KY DOE EPSCoR Program
     What makes a great DOE
     EPSCoR
Proposal?

16min 293 kb Eric Grulke, Director,
KY DOE EPSCoR Program

 

 

 

Program & Abstracts