Western Kentucky University

Graduate student , FULLY FUNDED BY KY NSF EPSCOR, receives Minton Award AT WKU

From WKU News: Ahmet Kaan Aydin, an Applied Mathematics graduate student from Istanbul, Turkey, is the 2021-22 recipient of WKU’s John D. Minton Graduate Student Award. “WKU has offered me the opportunity to nurture myself in a variety of areas such as research, teaching, and social activities,” Aydin said. “I am honored to be a …

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WKU hosts nanocollider, reports on workforce development, undergrad and high school student success

Earlier this April, Western Kentucky University hosted the 5th KY NSF EPSCoR nanoCollider. KY NSF EPSCoR nanoColliders allow for participants to more broadly identify opportunities to enhance existing cross-institutional collaborations or establish new connections for potential partnerships. Dr. Farhad Ashrafrzadeh, Professor and Founding  Director of Center for Energy Systems, https://www.wku.edu/ces/, highlighted the research capabilities and incredible progress …

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SEED FUNDING SUCCESS: LAWRENCE HILL @ WKU

Seed funding creates future NSF success.  That is certainly the case with Professor Lawrence Hill at Western Kentucky University.  This seed funding allowed us to start a new project on catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide at WKU. Data from our new automated catalyst screening system was included in a full NSF proposal, and we would …

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