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KY EPSCoR Statewide Committee

Chair

Dr. Blaine Ferrell
Associate Vice President for Research (Emeritus)
Western Kentucky University
1906
College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
270-745-4033
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Director

Assistant Director

Dr. F. Richard Kurzynske
Director, KY Statewide EPSCoR Program
Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation
200 W. Vine St. Suite 420
Lexington, KY 40507
Tel: 859/246-3226         
Fax: 859/259-0986
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Ms. Liz Knapp
Assistant Director,
KY Statewide EPSCoR Program
Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation
200 W. Vine St. Suite 420
Lexington, KY 40507
Tel: 859/246-3245,
Cell: 859/230-7561
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Members

Dr. Lisa Cassis
Vice President for Research
University of Kentucky 
311 Main Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
859-257-5294

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Dr. Steve Cobb
Dean and Professor, Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering, and Technology
Murray State University

Murray, KY 42071
270-809-6186
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Mr. Brian Eggleston 
General Manager, 
Production Engineering Division
Toyota
1001 Cherry Blossom Way
Georgetown, KY 40324

Cell: 859-760-8357 (V): 859-372-3746
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Dr. John Farrar
Director of the Center for Integrative Natural Science and Mathematics (CINSAM), Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Northern Kentucky University
FH 512
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: 859-572-7636

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Mr. Bob Gray
Policy Consultant, Taylor-Gray Associates
P. O. Box 46
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602
Office: 502-223-5084
Mobile: 502-330-2732
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Dr. Michael Henson
Associate Vice President for Research,
Dean of the Graduate School,  
Morehead State University
901 Ginger Hall
Morehead, KY  40351
606-783-9080
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Dr. Rob Keynton
Chair and Professor
Dept. of Bioengineering
University of Louisville
437 Lutz Hall
Louisville, KY  40292
(502) 852-6356
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Dr. Alex Lai
Assistant Professor Biology, Division of Mathematics and Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
Kentucky State University
MASC/Biology 208D Carver Hall
Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 597-6784
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Dr. Thomas M. Martin
Executive Director
Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship & Technology (CEDET)
Eastern Kentucky University
BCT 147
521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475
(859)622-2334
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Dr. Sue Nokes
Department Chair, 
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, 
University of Kentucky
215 C. E. Barnhart Building
Lexington, Kentucky 40546-0276 
(859)257-3000 ext 215
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Dr. Tom Otieno
Interim Dean, College of Science
Eastern Kentucky University
Roark 105
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 622-1393
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Dr. Len Peters
Former Secretary, 
Kentucky Energy and Environmental Cabinet 

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Dr. William Pierce
Executive Vice President for Research & Innovation (EVPRI)
University of Louisville
202 Jouett Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
502/852-8373 
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Dr. Mary Tapolsky
Director, Technology Commercialization and Program Administration Nucleus

Med Center 3
201 E. Jefferson St., Ste. 315
Louisville, KY 40202
(direct) 502-569-2059
(cell) 303-579-1498
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Dr. John S. Usher
Acting Dean
J.B. Speed School of Engineering
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
(502) 852-6281
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Mr. Natarajan Venkatakrishnan (Venkat)
Director, Research and Development 
GE Appliances

Appliance Park
AP35-1001
Louisville, KY, 40225
Ph: 502-452-5269
Mon: 502-338-6260
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Dr. Cathleen Webb
Associate Professor, Department Head and Associate Dean for Research, Ogden College of Science & Engineering

Western Kentucky University 
1906 College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Office:  Thompson Complex-CW 445
Phone:  270-745-3786
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Dr. David White
Director, Hancock Biological Station

Murray State University
561 Emma Drive
Murray, KY 42071
270-809-2272 
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KY EPSCoR Subcommittee Chairs

NSF

Dr. Rodney Andrews
Director, KY NSF EPSCoR Subcommittee
Director, Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER)
University of Kentucky
2624 Research Park Dr.
Lexington, KY 40511-8479
Tel: 859/257-0200 Fax: 859/257-0220
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NASA

Dr. Suzanne Weaver Smith
Director, NASA KY EPSCoR and Space Grant Subcommittee
Donald and Gertrude Lester Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Kentucky
151 Ralph G. Anderson Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0503
Tel: 859/ 257-6336 x80663
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DOE

Dr. Larry Holloway
Director, DOE EPSCoR Subcommittee
Interim Dean, College of Engineering and Director, Power and Energy Institutue Kentucky (PEIK), University of Kentucky
453E F Paul Anderson Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Tel: 859-323-8523
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NIH

Dr. Nigel Cooper is the PI for UofL’s INBRE award.  For information about the Network of Biomedical Research in KY, contact:

Dr. Nigel Cooper
Professor and Vice Chair (Research)
Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Louisville
500 S. Preston Street
Louisville, KY 40292
Tel: (502) 852-1474
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 USDA

There is no formally organized subcommittee for USDA EPSCoR activity in KY.

 

 

 

Thomas M. Martin, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship & Technology (CEDET)

Eastern Kentucky University

BTC 147

521 Lancaster Avenue

Richmond, Kentucky 40475

 

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859-622-2334