UK Superfund Trainee Brittany Rice Wins FIERCE Award

  • February 14, 2018

Congratulations to UK Superfund Research Center trainee Brittany Rice! Brittany was the Essence Honoree for the UK Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives’ FIERCE Award. The award was presented at the 2nd Annual Sister Circle Forum: The Magic is in Me on February 9, 2018. The Sister Circle Forum is a half day conference for undergraduate, graduate, and professional women...

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SRC Trainee Angela Gutierrez featured on UK Sports Radio Network's "UK at the Half"

  • January 25, 2018

An interview with SRC Superfund Trainee and 2017 Wetterhahn Award Winner Angela Gutierrez was featured during the"UK at the Half" segment on the UK Sports Radio Network. The interview was aired statewide and beyond on Saturday, January 20th, during the live radio broadcast of the Florida vs. UK men's basketball game.  Angela discussed the work of the UK Superfund Center, specific to...

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UK SRC Trainee Angela Gutierrez Wins Prestigious Wetterhahn Award

  • December 13, 2017

Congratulations to University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UK SRC) Trainee Angela Gutierrez, the 20th recipient of the annual Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award! The Wetterhahn Award honors one outstanding National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP) graduate student or postdoctoral...

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UK SRC Trainee Hongyi (Derek) Wan Wins Student Poster Award

  • December 13, 2017

Congratulations to Ph.D. student and UK Superfund Research Center (SRC) Trainee Hongyi (Derek) Wan, Student Poster Award Winner at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP) 2017 Annual Meeting. Derek’s poster, “Understanding the role of Fe/Pd nanoparticles in functionalized membrane systems for PCB degradation,” won first place in the...

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UK SRC Trainee Joshua Preston Wins 2017 Oswald Award

  • December 12, 2017

The UK Office of Undergraduate Research recently presented UK Superfund Research Center Trainee Joshua Preston with a first place award in the Biological Sciences category of the 2017 Oswald Research and Creativity Competition. The competition was established in 1964 by then-UK President John Oswald to encourage research and creative activities by undergraduate students. Joshua’s entry, “...

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Superfund Researcher Mike Petriello Wins Prestigious Travel Award

  • November 29, 2017

Mike Petriello, post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Andrew Morris' lab at the UK Superfund Research Center and Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, has received the prestigious Keystone Future of Science Fund Scholarship to present his research entitled, “Serum levels of dioxin-like pollutants are positively associated with the cardiometabolic disease risk biomarker Trimethylamine-N-oxide in leaner...

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Hilt Named AIChE Outstanding Chapter Advisor

  • November 15, 2017

University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UK-SRC) researcher Zach Hilt has been named the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Outstanding Student Chapter Advisor for the 2016-2017 school year. The Outstanding Student Chapter Advisor Award is awarded to one advisor who has shown outstanding performance in guiding the affairs and activities of a student chapter in...

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Hongyi Wan Wins Second Place for his TED-Sep Talk at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting

  • November 14, 2017

Congratulations to PhD student and Superfund Research Center Trainee Hongyi (Derek) Wan! Derek won 2nd place for his TED-Sep talk, “Iron/Palladium Nanoparticle Functionalized Membrane for Chlorinated Contaminates Treatment,” on October 30th at the 2017 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek’s presentation was based on his membrane...

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Dziubla and Pennell Honored During UK College of Engineering Awards Banquet

  • April 18, 2017

Drs. Tom Dziubla and Kelly Pennell were honored during the University of Kentucky College of Engineering's Awards Banquet.  The banquet was sponsored by Tau Beta Pi and was held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Dr. Kelly Pennell was tied for first place for Outstanding Teacher in Civil Engineering with Dr. Gabriel Dadi.  Dr. Tom Dziubla was recognized as the Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Teacher...

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Hennig Invited to Present at Society of Toxicology Symposium

  • March 20, 2017

Dr. Bernhard Hennig was one of the invited speakers of a symposium organized by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Hazardous Substance Basic Research and Training Program (SRP) and held during the annual Society of Toxicology Meeting in Baltimore.  The symposium was entitled “NIEHS Superfund Research Program: A History of Cutting-Edge Science and Innovative...

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