KSEF Fellow

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KSEF Fellow

KSEF Fellow is an honor conferred by the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (KSTC), through the Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation (KSEF). The honor is bestowed to distinguished persons to recognize their significant contributions to the advancement of excellence in science and engineering in Kentucky, thereby helping foster a science and engineering innovation-based entrepreneurial culture in the Commonwealth. KSTC conferred ten KSEF Fellowships in 2016 (event PDF).

KSEF Fellow Institution Affiliation
Kimberly Ward Anderson, Ph.D. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Blaine Ferrell, Ph.D. Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Mr. Jere Glover Small Business Technology Council, Washington DC
Mr. Paul Nabih Korkemaz Korkemaz Business Advisors, Dunn Loring, VA
Charles E. Kupchella, Ph.D. University of North Dakota President Emeritus
Dr. Benjamin K. Malphrus Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
James E. Miller, Ph.D. Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
Mr. Rick Shindell Zyn Systems, Sequim, WA
Mahendra Kumar Sunkara, Ph.D. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Stacy S. Wilson, Ph.D. Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
   

The KSEF Fellow recognition is open to both Kentucky and non-Kentucky residents who have contributed significantly in the development and management of policies and programs towards advancing excellence in science, engineering, and/or technology-based entrepreneurial culture in Kentucky. Anyone can nominate; however, you cannot self-nominate.

Solicitations, Guidelines, and Nominations

2016 KSEF Fellow Solicitation: Press Release 09.2016 and Announcement 09.2016
2016 Guidelines - background, purpose and description, solicitations, eligibility, nominations and submissions, selection process, and honor announcements
2016 Nomination Packet - nomination submission deadline for the 2016 solicitation: Thursday, October 20, 2016 (4:00 PM ET)

News and Events

SBIR ROAD TOUR IN LEXINGTON
July 21 - Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM ET
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"Valuation of University Startups: How Much is Your Company Worth?"
May 23 - 1:00-2:00 PM ET
Webinar organized by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2); free but registration required (click here)

SBIR Connect-Louisville
June 8 - Thursday 4:00-6:00 PM ET
August  Moon Bistro, 2269 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206

SBIR Connect-Lexington
June 13 - Tuesday 4:00-6:00 PM ET
Chatham's Restaurant, 496 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40507

SBIR/STTR PZ and DZ Deadline
June 26 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting September 2017.

SBIR Connect-Lexington
July 11 - Tuesday 4:00-6:00 PM ET
Chatham's Restaurant, 496 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40507

SBIR Connect-Louisville
July 13 - Thursday 4:00-6:00 PM ET
August  Moon Bistro, 2269 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206

SBIR/STTR PZ and DZ Deadline
July 24 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting October 2017.

SBIR Connect-Lexington
August 8 - Tuesday 4:00-6:00 PM ET
Chatham's Restaurant, 496 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40507

SBIR Connect-Louisville
August 10 - Thursday 4:00-6:00 PM ET
August  Moon Bistro, 2269 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206

SBIR/STTR PZ and DZ Deadline
August 28 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting November 2017.

SBIR Connect-Lexington
September 12 - Tuesday 4:00-6:00 PM ET
Chatham's Restaurant, 496 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40507

SBIR Connect-Louisville
September 14 - Thursday 4:00-6:00 PM ET
August  Moon Bistro, 2269 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206

SBIR/STTR PZ and DZ Deadline
September 25 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting December 2017.