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CAER-mentored Projects Win at Recent Science Fairs

Four local high school students who were mentored by University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research scientists have proved that experience gained by working in laboratories with mentors is invaluable.

University of Kentucky Researchers Speak Out: Stop the Sequester

 

 

University of Kentucky physiologist Michael B. Reid, mechanical engineer Suzanne Weaver Smith, and chemist John Anthony convey the specific impact of sequestration (automatic cuts in research and other government spending) on the next generation of American scientists. These faculty investigators join academics across the country who made videos for Science Works for U.S., a website of the Association of American Universities, the Science Coalition, and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Produced by Research Communications at the University of Kentucky.

This story first appeared on UKNow, the University of Kentucky's official news source. Visit uky.edu/UKNow. A direct link to this uknow.uky.edu/content/uk-researchers-speak-out-sequester-will-squelch-scientists-training

The UK videos were produced by REVEAL (research.uky.edu/reveal), a site that offers multimedia with the stories behind the leading-edge research under way in colleges across the University of Kentucky campus.

 

 

UK Researchers Speak Out: Sequester Will Squelch Scientists-in-Training

“From the standpoint of training the next generation of highly skilled professors, industrial scientists, people to work in government laboratories, people to advance our understanding of disease and advance the next generation of therapies, it will be profoundly devastating for this generation of students.”

Three UK Faculty to Present at SEC Symposium

Three University of Kentucky faculty members will present at the first-ever Southeastern Conference Symposium, to be held Feb. 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. The 2013 edition of the SEC Symposium, titled “Impact of the Southeast in the World’s Renewable Energy Future,” addresses a significant scholarly issue across the range of disciplines represented by the SEC’s 14 member universities.

UK's John Anthony Talks Organic Solar Cells and Transistors

John Anthony, the John C. Hubbard Professor of Chemistry, is a pioneer in organic materials— things that are made from carbon instead of silicon.

UK's John Anthony Talks Organic Solar Cells and Transistors

John Anthony, the John C. Hubbard Professor of Chemistry, is a pioneer in organic materials—things that are made from carbon instead of silicon. With grants from the U.S. Navy, NSF, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, as well a number of industrial sponsors, Anthony’s research focuses on organic solar cells (for low-cost generation of electricity), organic thin-film transistors (for flexible flat-panel displays), and organic light-emitting diodes (for high-efficiency lighting).

Co-founded by Anthony and CEO John Beran in 2005 and based in Louisville, Anthony’s company Outrider Technologies develops organic semiconductors for the electronics industry. The company has licenses with global technology giant 3M, and Outrider has paid UK nearly $850,000 in royalties since 2007 from license agreements for compounds developed by Anthony. He explains, "We’ve been able to put transistors, integrated circuits, on saran wrap. We actually just submitted this for publication to one of the Nature journals. So we know we can do the basic circuitry and that it’s stable, it doesn’t die when you crumple it up and fold it up and stuff it in your pocket. The next question is, can we get the performance out of it? That is where a good-sized effort of my research group is now turning its attention."

This video appears courtesy of Reveal: University of Kentucky Research Media research.uky.edu/reveal/index.shtml

Intellectual Achievement Medallion to Go to UK Chemist

UK Libraries will recognize the accomplishments of UK chemist and educator John Anthony with the 2012 UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement.

What's New in Science - John Anthony: Part 3

Professor John Anthony, department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky, speaks about catching cheating athletes, curing diseases, and solving the world's energy problems! Part 1: Molecular Interactions in the Design of Solar Cells

What's New in Science - John Anthony: Part 2

Professor John Anthony, department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky, speaks about catching cheating athletes, curing diseases, and solving the world's energy problems! Part 2: Molecular Structures and Pharmaceutical Design

UK Libraries Event to Feature Director of Bush Library

The upcoming UK Libraries Annual Dinner will feature guest speaker and UK history alumnus Alan C. Lowe, director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The annual dinner will also feature the 2012 presentation of the UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement to UK chemist John Anthony.

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