ICSET opens fourth laboratory
|Date: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013||Return|
WKU’s Institute for Combustion Science & Environmental Technology (ICSET) held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its fourth laboratory, the Thermophysical Properties of Materials Laboratory, on Monday (Aug. 5) at the Center for Research & Development. WKU President Gary Ransdell and Dr. Wei-Ping Pan, ICSET’s founder and first director, were among the speakers. The Thermophysical Properties of Materials Laboratory is designed to measure the physical properties of materials’ changes as a function of temperature. The grand opening and tours included members of the North American Thermal Analysis Society, who are meeting in Bowling Green this week; Dr. Pan is serving as the 2013 Conference Chair. Read more about the new ICSET lab. A retirement dinner for Dr. Pan followed Monday night at the National Corvette Museum. Under Dr. Pan’s leadership, ICSET has received more than $17 million as project director for more than 70 projects supported by agencies, including National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Energy, NASA, Environmental Protection Agency, Illinois Clean Coal Institute, and several other private industries. During his tenure at WKU, he has published more than 170 peer-reviewed articles related to coal combustion, emission and thermal analysis. He has mentored more than 100 undergraduate students, 55 graduate students, and more than 150 visiting scholars over the past 27 years. (WKU photos by Clinton Lewis; video by Amy Bingham DeCesare) Contact: Terrill Martin, (270) 745-2220.
The committees of the WKU Board of Regents will meet Jan. 26, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Martin Regents Room of Jody Richards Hall.
WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday (Jan. 18): WKU's Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will be closed.
WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Jan. 17: WKU's Bowling Green and Owensboro campuses will operate on normal schedule; WKU's Elizabethtown-Fort Knox and Glasgow campuses will be closed.
Katie Bouchard, a WKU senior from Owensboro, is among five women selected to serve as Princesses in the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court.
Featuring 30 quilts, including the circa 1880 Kentucky Sun Quilt, "Kaleidoscope: Kentucky Museum Quilts" will open Jan. 22 at the Kentucky Museum.
Here’s a reminder about WKU’s winter weather communications plan that provides a number of ways you can find out if classes are delayed, canceled or if a campus is closed.
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