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)

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Book a conference call with KSEF Executive Director, 
Dr. Maria Labreveux.

KSEF office hours 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday Eastern Time

News and Events

Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting July 2018
K-SeffyUPAIR Funding Opportunity
April 27 - Friday
UPAIR Request for Proposal (RFP) Application Period Begins

 SBIR Connect-Covington/Newport
 May 2 - Wednesday 4:00-6:00 PM
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UPAIR Funding Opportunity
May 8 - Tuesday 12:00 Noon ET
UPAIR Question Period Closes
UPAIR Deadline
May 8 - Tuesday 4:00 PM ET
UPAIR Submission Deadline: Application Period Closes
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 SBIR Connect-Louisville
 May 10 - Thursday 4:00-6:00 PM
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SBIR/STTR Phase Zero/Double Zero Deadline
May 29 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting August 2018