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Manufacturing has fueled the economic success of Kentucky for over two centuries, and this

$24 MILLION

collaborative partnership across eight institutions will help position the Commonwealth for even more success in the years to come.

We need your proposal ideas for 2024-29!

On behalf of the Statewide EPSCoR Committee, KY NSF EPSCoR is seeking idea papers from the Kentucky research community to include in the next $20 million/ 5-year RII Track-1 proposal, which will be submitted to NSF in the Summer of 2023.  If funded, an awarded Track-1 proposal to Kentucky would support Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) activities from July 2024 – June 2029.

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UofL nanocollider Talks HMI, Sensing Fibers, Robotics in Healthcare & Conductive Materials from Plants

On September 16th, the University of Louisville hosted its first nanoCollider, touching on innovative research from several pillars in the KAMPERS project. Watch the full video below: A summary:  Intro: Dr Tommy Roussel Speaker 1: Dr Shamus McNamara, Title: “Fiber Optic Powered Sensor Array for Skin-Like Sensing” • Distributed sensor array • Power and communication are achieved using a single optical fiber • MEMS technology for the sensors Prof. Shamus McNamara is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Louisville. His research interests are in micromechanics, microfluidics, sensors, and microelectronics. Speaker 2:

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