UK-SRP Student Xu Receives North American Membrane Society Award

  • May 14, 2007

(May 2007) -- Jian Xu, a University of Kentucky Ph.D. candidate and researcher with UK's Superfund Research Program, received an award at the 2007 North American Membrane Society Annual Meeting for his poster presentation. Ten students were selected from among 75 student poster presenters to receive awards for outstanding research work. Jian Xu's presentation was entitled "Catalytic...

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Dr. Bhattacharrya Honored by North American Membrane Society

  • May 09, 2007

(May 9, 2007) - Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya will be honored with a special session in his name at the 2007 North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Annual Conference, May 13-16, in Orlando, FL, where he also will present in his own plenary session. Professor Bhattacharyya is among a very small group of highly distinguished people ever to be honored by NAMS. Dr. Bhattacharyya is project leader...

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Research Translation Core Partner Spotlight: Steve Hampson

  • April 20, 2007

(April 20, 2007) - Steve Hampson, Assistant Director of the Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy and the Environment (KRCEE), has partnered with the UK-SRP Research Translation Core and program researchers. In his efforts with KRCEE, Mr. Hampson works with the US Environmental Protection Agency, the US Department of Energy, and state regulators to oversee remedial concerns and to assemble...

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UK-SRP Student Lei Wang Receives Fellowship and Is Featured as NIEHS Student Success

  • April 14, 2007

Lei Wang, a student researcher in Dr. Bernhard Hennig's laboratory, recently received a University of Kentucky Presidential Fellowship and subsequently was highlighted for her achievements on the national NIEHS Superfund Basic Research Program website.

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UK-SRP Postdoctoral Scholar Receives Lyman T. Johnson Fellowship

  • March 17, 2006

(March 17, 2006) - Dr. Xabier Arzuaga, a postdoctoral scholar in Dr. Bernhard Hennig's lab, has received the Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship provides a $35,000 stipend plus $5,000 for support of research activities. Born in Puerto Rico, Dr. Arzuaga attended the Universidad de Puerto Rico before coming to the University of Kentucky as a doctoral student. He joined Dr....

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UK-SRP Students Present Nine Posters at Annual SBRP Meeting

  • January 17, 2006

(January 17, 2006) -- Nine (9) students and postdoctoral scholars presented posters at the 2005 SRP Annual Meeting. Presenting students and postdoctoral scholars from the UK SRP include Violeta Arsenescu, Xabier Arzuaga, Christa Bowen, Sung Yong Eum, Yong Chao Li, Zuzana Majkova, Jian Xu, and Shifen Xu. Betty Newsom of the UK-SRP Administration Core was an invited speaker at the Grant...

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Dr. Bhattacharyya's Research Highlighted in SRP Congressional Justification

  • December 14, 2005

(December 2005) - Dr. Dibakar Bhattacharyya's UK-SRP research has been highlighted in the national SBRP Congressional Justification: SBRP investigators design innovative remediation strategies: Trichloroethylene (TCE) is the most prevalent groundwater contaminant in the United States and is found at most hazardous waste sites. Researchers across the country are working to develop and...

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Superfund Community Action through Nutrition (SCAN) Program Presented to Cooperative Extension Agents

  • December 10, 2005

(December 2005) - The UK-SRP Community Outreach Core recently presented its Superfund Community Action through Nutrition (SCAN) program, "Understanding Superfund, Helping Kentucky Communities through Nutrition," to Cooperative Extension Service (CES) family and consumer science agents at three area CES in-service meetings. CES agents represent each of the 120 counties in the state and are...

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UK-SRP Hosts Nutrition and Chemical Toxicity Workshop

  • November 14, 2005

(November 2005) -- The University of Kentucky SRP held the workshop Nutrition and Superfund Chemical Toxicity on November 18, 2005. The workshop was organized under the umbrella of the University of Kentucky SRP Research Translation Core. UK-SRP Program Director Bernhard Hennig opens the workshop UK-SRP RTC PI Lindell Ormsbee...

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UK-SRP Graduate Student Researcher Receives Award from American Institute of Chemical Engineers

  • October 14, 2005

(October 2005) - Jian Xu, a chemical engineering Ph.D. student, has been awarded First Place in the National Paper (full manuscript) Contest conducted by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Environmental Division. Xu's Ph.D. research advisor is Professor D. Bhattacharyya of Chemical and Materials Engineering. The paper is in the area of Nanotechnology and Environment. The award is...

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