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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.

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.



UK Center for Applied Energy Research Awarded Four Patents

clock September 6, 2016 14:48 by author Thomas

UK CAER researchers received four patents in August, out of a schoolwide-total of seven:

  • Darrell Taulbee and Robert Hodgen for “Enhancement of binding characteristics for production of an agglomerated product” (#9,428,705)
  • Steve Lipka and Christopher Schwartz for “Hybrid flow battery and Mn/Mn electrolyte system” (#9,413,025)
  • Joseph Remais, Cameron Lippert, and Kunlei Liu for “Method of increasing mass transfer rate of acid gas scrubbing solvents” (#9,409,125)
  • Kunlei Liu, Reynold Frimpong, and Kun Liu for “Hybrid process using a membrane to enrich flue gas CO2 with a solvent-based post-combustion CO2 capture system” (#9,409,120)

 These patents join the more than three-dozen patents already held by CAER researchers over the years.