Robert Jewell

Roundtable

Alternative to Gravel: Solution to Durable Roads

Dr. Robert Jewell is a Research Program Manager for the Materials Technologies Group Cement Team at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research. His research encompasses process development for ash beneficiation including ash sampling techniques, the fabrication of new low energy, low CO2 emitting construction materials including cements and concretes from coal by products. Additionally, Robert is focused on the development of smart energy-harvesting cementitious materials for civil engineering structures. He is the author of numerous technical reports and publications, as well as one patent. He has more than 14 years of energy research experience related to coal byproduct utilization and has been a leading researcher on projects for the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institute for Homeland Security. He received a Masters degree from the University of Kentucky in 2004 in Geological Sciences; in 2015 he received a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering.

Robert Jewell

Ph.D., Research Program Manager

UK Center for Applied Energy Research

Dr. Robert Jewell is a Research Program Manager for the Materials Technologies Group Cement Team at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research. His research encompasses process development for ash beneficiation including ash sampling techniques, the fabrication of new low energy, low CO2 emitting construction materials including cements and concretes from coal by products. Additionally, Robert is focused on the development of smart energy-harvesting cementitious materials for civil engineering structures. He is the author of numerous technical reports and publications, as well as one patent. He has more than 14 years of energy research experience related to coal byproduct utilization and has been a leading researcher on projects for the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institute for Homeland Security. He received a Masters degree from the University of Kentucky in 2004 in Geological Sciences; in 2015 he received a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering.

Mike Malone

Carter County Judge/Executive

Carter County Judge/Executive Mike Malone was born and raised in Carter County. He was elected judge/executive in 2014 after serving 40 years as a mortician and working as a lab assistant in his brother’s research facility.

Malone has extensive work experience in the petroleum/chemical industry as well as developing pilot plants for major industries and the military. An avid outdoorsman, he began testing a method of soil stabilization last year in Carter County with successful results.  

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