Dr. Allan Butterfield, professor in the UK Department of Chemistry and lead author of the paper, explains the findings.
In addition to being named president of the Institute for Briquetting and Agglomeration, UK scientist and chemistry alumnus Darrell Taulbee also received the institute's Neal Rice Award.
The National Conference on Undergraduate Research will bring nearly 4,000 additional students from across the country to the UK campus where they will present their research and creative endeavors while meeting other like-minded students.
Burt Davis, longtime associate director for the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research's Clean Fuels and Chemicals Group, has been selected as the 2013 American Chemical Society's Energy & Fuels Division Distinguished Researcher Award in Petroleum Chemistry.
On Nov. 11, 1960, construction began on the Chemistry-Physics Building. The current site of the building once was occupied by the president’s garden and tennis courts.