RESEARCH TO
ADVANCE MANUFACTURING
IN KENTUCKY + BEYOND

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.

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS

SCC Student Selected for Prestigious NSF Research Experience Program

From SCC News Just looking at Gavin Fowler-Ramsey, it’s hard to believe he’s old enough to be graduating from Somerset Community College (SCC) in May. But when you ask him about what he did last summer, there is no question that this young man is more than qualified. “The (project) I worked on was for cancer research,” he says. “It’s using a microfluidic device combined with ultrasound technology to help deliver nutrients and different types of DNA to cells to fight the cancer.” Fowler-Ramsey was one of around 80 students from across the country selected to take part in a

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Sarabia, alarcon present at mrs meeting

Dr. Ruben Sarabia was invited speaker at the 2022 MRS meeting in Boston.  He presented his pioneering work in PEDOT fiber processing as part of the Symposium: SB10-New E-Textile Materials and Devices for Wearable Electronics.  PhD

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Posters-at-the-capitol returns!

Posters-at-the-Capitol (P@C) is a one-day, annual event held to educate Kentucky State Legislators on of the importance of undergraduate research. KY NSF EPSCoR discoveries impact many issues that affect our economy both stateside and globally, and

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Track-2 Solicitation is now available

NSF EPSCoR’s Track-2 Solicitation was just released!  The required theme of these proposals is, “Advancing climate change research and resilience capacity to expand opportunities for disproportionately affected communities.” Every institution in Kentucky can lead one

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