Dr. Bhattacharyya Wins 2018 Sturgill Award

  • April 23, 2018

Congratulations to UK SRC’s Dr. Dibakar Bhattacharyya, winner of the 2018 Sturgill Award! The Sturgill Award is named in honor of William B. Sturgill, who contributed to higher education in Kentucky through his gifts and services. This prestigious award is presented annually to a graduate faculty member for outstanding contributions to UK Graduate education. UK Provost David Blackwell presented...

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UK SRC's Undergraduate Trainee Joshua Preston featured on "UK at the Half"

  • March 26, 2018

An interview with UK Superfund Research Center Undergraduate Trainee Joshua Preston was featured during the"UK at the Half" segment on the UK Sports Radio Network. The interview was aired statewide and beyond on Thursday, March 22, 2018, during the live radio broadcast of the UK vs. Kansas State NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament game. "UK at the Half" airs during the halftime of each UK...

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UK SRC Trainee Joshua Preston Featured in UKNow

  • March 08, 2018

UK SRC undergraduate trainee Joshua Preston was featured in a UKNow news story on March 8, 2018. UKNow is UK’s internal news source that reaches 45,000 UK affiliates by email and countless more readers through its website. The article includes a video produced by UK Public Relations and Marketing that captures Joshua's passion for science. The video is shown below. In 2017, the Astronaut...

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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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