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March 22-24 2018 2018 Annual NSF EPSCoR II, R-2 Project Conference on Lignin and Biomass Processing

Location:  Southern University & Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Registration:  Information will be emailed soon.

The Graduate Student Call for Posters is currently open. The Call will close on March 16, 2018 at Midnight Central Standard Time. Submit your poster information to Shivani Pandya (spandy3@lsu.edu).

If you have questions about the Conference, please contact Shivani Pandya (spandy3@lsu.edu) or Tanya Dvorak (tanya.franke-dvorak@uky.edu).

Tentative Travel Agenda

 

February 24, 2018Engineers Day (E-Day) is an open house showcase of the UK College of Engineering, sponsored by Lexmark, with hands-on activities and displays for school-age children to be exposed to the diverse realm of engineering. Join us in the Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) room for fun activities and snacks!

November 9, 2017 – Dunbar High School Annual STEM Fair at the school library. Our table on plant defense mechanisms was set up for youth to create scratch ‘n sniff cards and to learn about opportunities in the Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering Department at UK.

April 29, 2017 – Come to the Expanding Your Horizons Conference to see our table on plant defense mechanisms and to create your own scratch 'n sniff card! This conference is for girls in middle school and their parents/ guardians to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to motivate girls to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st century challenges.

Expanding Your Horizons Conference – This conference was for girls in middle school and their parents/guardians to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to motivate girls to become innovative and creative thinkers ready to meet 21st century challenges. Check out our table on plant defense mechanisms (below) where youth created scratch 'n sniff cards.

February 25, 2017 - Engineers Day (E-Day) is an open house showcase of the UK College of Engineering, sponsored by Lexmark, with hands-on activities and displays for school-age children to be exposed to the diverse realm of engineering. Check out our table on plant defense mechanisms (below) where youth created scratch ‘n sniff cards and interacted with BAE Department students, faculty and staff.