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.

Georgetown College Lab Class Tours UK CAER

clock May 2, 2018 10:18 by author Thomas

 

 

An environmental chemistry lab class under the direction of Dr. David Fraley of Georgetown College toured the UK CAER on Wednesday, April 25th.  The focus of the visit was to introduce them to the working principles of the Dual Detection SimDist-MS through the use of visual training modules.  The instrument was purchased by the BEC group through NSF award no. 1531637.  The students then took a guided tour of other CAER facilities including the biofuels lab, dry room, gasification building, spinline building and the greenhouse.



UK CAER Hosts College of Design Students

clock January 30, 2018 15:31 by author Thomas


UK CAER hosted students from UK College of Design faculty member Anne Filson’s graduate studio on Monday, January 29. The focus of the studio is the design of a bioplastics factory within a 100 acre algae photobioreactor array that’s adjacent to one of Kentucky’s coal-fired power plants. Working with the Biofuels and Environmental Catalysis group, the students have a chance to learn more about the Center’s biofuels and sustainability research program as well as the CAER Lab #2, the first LEED-designed research laboratory in Kentucky.





Secretary Snavely visits CAER

clock February 14, 2017 10:05 by author Thomas

UK CAER hosted Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavely on Friday, February 10. It was a pleasure hearing from him and sharing the UK CAER story.


 



CAER Hosts Southern Legislative Conference Attendees

clock July 12, 2016 15:55 by author Thomas


The UK Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) was pleased to host Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) attendees for a center tour on Tuesday, July 12. Lexington is serving as host of the 70th annual SLC Annual Meeting July 9-13 and, as part of the meeting, conference attendees took part in technical tours.

The Southern Legislative Conference of The Council of State Governments was established in 1947 and comprises presiding officers and key legislators from 15 Southern states. The SLC is a non-partisan organization located in Atlanta, Georgia.