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)

Need Help?

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

KSEF office hours 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday

News and Events

K-SeffyDoD SBIR/STTR Workshop
January 11 - Thursday
8:40 AM-4:00 PM at the University of Louisville   
Event Details   
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 SBIR Connect-Louisville
 December 14 - Thursday, 4:00-6:00 PM
August Moon Bistro, 2269 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206

 SBIR Connect-Covington
 January 3 - Wednesday, 4:00-6:00 PM
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 SBIR Connect-Lexington
 January 9 - Tuesday, 4:00-6:00 PM
(site TBC) Base 110, 110 West Vine Street, Third Floor, Lexington, KY 40507 
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SBIR/STTR PZ and DZ Deadline
January 29 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting April 2018.

SBIR/STTR PZ and DZ Deadline
February 26 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting May 2018.

SBIR/STTR PZ and DZ Deadline
March 26 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting June 2018.