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  ANDREWS, Rodney
CAER DIRECTOR
NSF EPSCoR Director
Director's Office
Center for Applied Energy Research
University of Kentucky
2624 Research Park Dr.
Lexington, KY 40511-8479
Phone (859)257-0200
FAX (859)257-0220
rodney.andrews@uky.edu

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Literature Citations

  Education
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1999
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1994

    Professional Affiliations

  • Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Univ. of KY
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of KY
  • Executive Committee, American Carbon Society
  • American Carbon Society
  • American Chemical Society
  • Materials Research Society

    Awards and Service

  • Graffin Lecturer for the American Carbon Society, 2011

    Expertise and Research Interests

  • Research
      CROCKER, Mark
    Associate Director CAER
    Professor of Chemistry, Univ of KY
    Biofuels and Environmental Catalysis
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0295
    FAX (859)257-0220
    mark.crocker@uky.edu

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    CAER Literature Citations

    Other Literature Citations

      Education
  • PhD., Chemistry, University of Bristol, U.K., 1985
  • Honours BSc., Chemistry, University of Bristol, 1982

    Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • Society of Automotive Engineers

    Awards and Service

  • NATO Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1985-87
  • CASE graduate student award (with British Petroleum), 1982-85
  • Co-organizer SAE 2003 World Congress technical session “Gasoline Lean NOx Technologies”, Detroit, March 2003
  • Co-organizer SAE TOPTEC “PZEV: Regulations and Challenges”, San Diego, January 2002
  • Co-organizer "Diesel Gaseous Emissions" Symposium, SAE Powertrain and Fluid Stystems Conference, Toronto, 2006
  • Co-organizer and co-presenter of professional development short course: "Biomass to Biofuels: A Short Course Overview", Lexington, KY August 2008
  • Technical chair, 1st Ohio River Valley Algae Symposium, Henderson, KY August 2009

    Expertise and Research Interests

  • Research
      DAVIS, Burt
    Associate Director
    Clean Fuels & Chemicals
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0251
    FAX (859)257-0302
    burtron.davis@uky.edu

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    Literature Citations

      Education
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1965.
  • M.S., Chemistry, St. Joseph's College, Philadelphia, PA, 1962.
  • B.S.,Chemistry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1959.

    Professional Affiliations

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, Univ. of KY
  • American Chemical Society; Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Petroleum and History of Chemistry Divisions.
  • Editorial Board, Fuel
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology
  • Catalysis Society
  • History of Science

    Awards and Service

  • 2013 American Chemical Society's Energy & Fuels Division Distinguished Researcher Award in Petroleum Chemistry
  • American Chemical Society Fellow 2011
  • Recipient of the American Chemical Society's 2002 Henry H. Storch Award in Fuel Chemistry
  • Historian, North American Catalysis Society

    Expertise and Research Interests

  • Research
      LIU, Kunlei
    Associate Director for Research, CAER
    Associate Research Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of KY
    Power Generation and Utility Fuels
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0293
    FAX (859)257-0302
    kunlei.liu@uky.edu

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    Literature Citations

      Education
  • Ph.D., Thermoenergy Engineering, Thermoenergy Engineering Research Institute, Southeast University, Nanjing, PRC, 1993.
  • M.S., Thermoenergy Engineering, Thermoenergy Engineering Research Institute, Southeast University, 1991.
  • B.S., Power Engineering, Department of Power Engineering, Southeast University, 1988.

    Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Awards and Service

    Expertise and Research Interests

  •   MEDINA, Shiela
    Associate Director
    Research Program Manager
    Director's Office
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0202
    FAX (859)257-0302
    shiela.medina@uky.edu

    Vita Unavailable

      Education

    Professional Affiliations

  • Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation

    Awards and Service

    Expertise and Research Interests

  • Research
      ROBL, Tom
    Associate Director
    Environmental & Coal Technologies
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0272
    FAX (859)257-0360
    tom.robl@uky.edu

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    Literature Citations

      Education
  • Ph.D., Geology, University of Kentucky, 1977
  • M.S., Geology, University of Kentucky, 1974
  • B.S., Geology, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1971

    Professional Affiliations

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Univ. of KY
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Coal Ash Association

    Awards and Service

  • Co-Chairperson, International Ash Utilization Symposium, 1995-2003
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Gorden Energy Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 2000
  • Technical Committee Chairman, International Ash Utilization Symposium, 1997, 1995
  • ACS National Meeting, Chicago IL, Co-Organizer and Moderator, Technologies for the Utilization/Disposal of Waste Materials, Fuel Division, 1995
  • ACS Outstanding Symposium Award, Geochemistry Division, 1994
  • Senior Lecturer, NATO Advanced Study Institute, Akcay, Turkey, 1993

    Expertise and Research Interests

  • Research
      WEISENBERGER, Matthew
    Associate Director
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Univ. of KY
    Carbon Materials
    Center for Applied Energy Research
    University of Kentucky
    2540 Research Park Dr.
    Lexington, KY 40511-8479
    Phone (859)257-0322
    FAX (859)257-0220
    matt.weisenberger@uky.edu

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    Literature Citations

      Education
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Kentucky, December 2007
  • M.Sc., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2002
  • B.Sc, Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky, Chemistry, 1999

    Professional Affiliations

  • American Carbon Society, Secretary-Treasurer

    Awards and Service

    Expertise and Research Interests