Congratulations to Prof. Steve Yates (University of Kentucky), recipient of the 2018 W. Frank Kinard Distinguished Service Award. Steve will receive his award at the NUCL business meeting during the ACS Fall National Meeting in Boston.
Steve Yates, a professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Physics & Astronomy and Director of the University of Kentucky Accelerator Laboratory (UKAL), recently received two grants. One of these awards  is a renewal of funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), which extends continuous NSF funding of work at UKAL to greater than fifty years. This research is focused on advancing our fundamental understanding of the atomic nucleus. The nucleus, composed of protons and neutrons, is billions of times smaller than is visibl
In this interview, Yates discusses his recent collaboration with the iThemba Laboratory, a nuclear particle accelerator facility in Cape Town, South Africa.