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Adedeji receives Barnhart Fund for Excellence award

Akinbode Adedeji, Ph.D., is a recipient of a 2017 Fiscal Year Charles E. Barnhart Fund for Excellence award. "Extrusion Process for Making Healthy Snacks" will be led by Akinbode Adedeji, Mark Mains, Martha Welch, and Karin Pekarchik of the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering. This two-day 4-H workshop will introduce high school teens to extrusion, a food processing technology that allows the forming and cooking of foods.

Shi receives eLLI Faculty Skill Development Award

Jian Shi, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in the eLearning Innovation Initiative's third cohort. Shi is part of the university-wide research effort to develop biofuels, chemicals, and advanced materials to “Power the Kentucky Bioeconomy for a Sustainable Future” through a $24 million NSF KY EPSCoR grant. He teaches BAE 504 Biofuels Production, a class taught every fall mainly in the traditional face-to-face format. BAE 504 is an elective course for upper level undergrad biosystems engineers and graduate students. Dr.

Higgins receives Bill Barfield Award

Stephen F. Higgins, Ph.D., received the 2016 Bill Barfield Award for Outstanding Contributions in Water Resources Research from the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, an organization housed within UK whose mission covers research, education, training, and technology transfer.

Steve Higgins receives award from KWRRI

Photo courtesy Christie Oliver, KWRRI

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