UK CAER Current News

The Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) is one of the University of Kentucky's multidisciplinary research centers. Its energy research provides a focal point for environmental, renewable and fossil fuels research in Kentucky.

Chad Risko Helps Colleagues, Students Across Campus Create New Materials Using Computational Chemistry

clock April 11, 2018 09:41 by author Thomas



Chad Risko, associate professor of chemistry and affiliated researcher at UK CAER, explains in a UKnow feature the importance of mentors in his early academic career, and how important mentoring upcoming researchers is to him.

The full feature can be found here.



CAER Researchers Among Over 100 Inventors Honored at UK’s Patent Palooza

clock April 5, 2018 15:24 by author Thomas

The University of Kentucky Office of Technology Commercialization held its second annual Patent Palooza last week, an event that celebrates the university's inventors and commercialization deals of the previous fiscal year. Many CAER researchers were included in the event, including Kunlei Liu, who received a milestone award for 10 patents.

The full story can be found on UKNow.




UK CAER Commercialization Efforts Recognized at Patent Palooza

clock April 3, 2018 08:18 by author Thomas

The University of Kentucky Office of Technology Commercialization held its second annual Patent Palooza on March 27 at the Hilary J. Boone Center, and UK CAER innovation was well-represented at the event.

 

Ten of the 40 patents issued to UK researchers during fiscal year 2017 were for UK CAER discoveries. In addition, Kunlei Liu, Associate Director for Research at UK CAER, was recognized for receiving his tenth career patent.