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 collaboration    2015 Kentucky EPSCoR Annual Conference
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Promoting Industry & Academic
Research Collaborations
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Friday, May 22, 2015
Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, KY

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Conference Presentations

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  Session Title Presentations Presenters
  8:30 - 9:10

Federal Funding Programs to Encourage Academic/ Industry Collaborations

Slides

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Jesus Soriano, Program Director, Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, National Science Foundation

 9:10 - 9:50 Manufacturing Innovation Institutes: An Overview  Slides Kelly Visconti, Technology Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Office, U.S. Department of Energy

10:30 - 11:10

IBM Collaborative Research Practices & Programs


Slides


Video (2:50)
Dharmendra Modha

Video (2:30)
What Will You Do with Watson?

Ernie Fernandez, Vice-President, IBM Integrated Supply Chain

11:10 - 12:00

Ideas for Enhancing Industry/Academic Research Collaborations (Panel)

Slides - Tony Elam

Slides - Eugene Krentsel

Slides - Brian Eggleston

Jim Stice, President, Twin Star Medical
Tony Elam, UK, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Eugene Krentsel, UofL Associate VP Research and Innovation
Brian Eggleston, Production Engineering GM, Toyota

12:00 -  1:15

 


Great National Cyberinfrastructure Resources for Great Kentucky Researchers and Students

See: www.xsede.org/allocations for more details on the allocation requst process

Slides


Question:
Do you need to have current NSF funding in order to be eligible to use resources via XSEDE ?

Answer: No ! (Hover for Details)

Craig Stewart, Associate Dean, Research Technologies, Executive Director, Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI), Indiana University

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 2:15  -  3:00

What Everyone Needs to Know About Drones: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Airspace Integration and Industry


Slides


Video (0:17)
High Altitude Balloon Launch 5-20-15

Video (1:47)
Who's Lily and why is she chasing me?

Suzanne Smith, Director, University of Kentucky Unmanned Systems Research Consortium 
 1:15  -  2:15

Research Showcase

 

Videos
(Selected for Presentation at the Conference)

Video 1:  

Big Bat Cave LiDAR Project

 Abstract # 96

Video (3:00)


Funding:
  Self-funded
Org:  Kentucky Karst Conservancy/ QK4
PI:  Ken Bailey / Ben Shinabery

Video 2:  

Communicating STEM Reseach to a Broader Audience through Videography

 Abstract # 97

Video (3:00)

Funding:  NSF/EKU
University:  Eastern Kentucky University
PI:  Tom Otieno
Producers/Contributors:

Kevin Minor
Traviss Witt
Melanie Bentley

 Research
Area:

 Abstracts 
(Selected for Presentation at the Conference)

Aerospace Engineering


Flocking Algorithms for Multi-Vehicle Systems with Application to Autonomous Air and Space Vehicles

Abstract # 7

Presentation

BJ Wellman, Graduate Student
University:  UK
Funding:      NASA

Agriculture
and
Bioscience


Effects of Crayfish Disturbance on the Growth and Survival of an Endangered Carnivorous Sundew

Abstract # 9

Presentation

Kevin Hopper, 
Associate Professor
University:
  BCTC
Funding:      NSF

 Energy
and Environment


Performance Prediction of Drying Process in Clothes Dryers Using a Multi-Physics Simulation Environment

 

Abstract # 55

Presentation

 

Molly Shircliff, Undergraduate Student
University:  WKU
Funding:      WKU

Information Technology and
New Media


WorldPop GLobal Population and Urban Extents Mapping Using Google Compute Engine

 

Abstract # 66

Presentation

 

Andrea Gaughan, Assistant Professor
University   UofL
Funding:      Google Earth

Human Health and Personalized Medicine

Custom Cervical Orthotic Based on Patient's Anthropometry

Abstract # 62

Presentation

Li Yang, Assistant Professor
University:  UofL
Funding:    KY EPSCoR

Material Science and Advanced Manufacturing

Micromolding of Film-Free 3D Microstructures

 Abstract # 78

Presentation

 

Christine Trinkle, Associate Professor
University:  UK
Funding:    NASA

 3:40  -  5:00

 Breakout Sessions

 3:40  - 5:00


 
KY NSF EPSCoR

Agenda


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Funding Opportunities
 - Andrews/Mossey

Federal Programs
  - Tim VanReken, NSF

Membrane Technologies
 - DB Bhattacharyya, UK

Energy Storage
 - YT Cheng, UK

Chemical Biology
 - Seth DeBolt, UK
 

Rodney Andrews, Director,
KY NSF EPSCoR,
University of Kentucky

3:30  - 3:45

 
NASA KY

Agenda


Funding Opportunities

 - Suzanne Smith


Suzanne Smith, Director,
NASA KY Program,
University of Kentucky

3:40  - 5:00


 KY DOE EPSCoR

Brainstorming Session:
National Lab Partnership

Invitation

 

Proposal Development
- Mahendra Sunkara

Prior Awardee Advice
-Steve Rankin, UK

Mahendra Sunkara, Interim Director,
KY DOE EPSCoR,
University of Louisville

 

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Program & Abstracts

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Contents include:

  • Agendas (pg 1)
  • Speaker Bios (pg 5)
  • List of Posters & Videos (pg 11)
  • Full Abstracts (pg 16)
  • List of Attendees (pg 81)

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