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Dr. Kevin D. Kephart

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Vice President for Research

South Dakota State University
300 S. Medary Ave. #87
Brookings, South Dakota 57006
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1881, South Dakota State University is the state's largest, most comprehensive institution. This fall SDSU topped its enrollment record for the eighth...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Professor In the Department of Plant Science
    South Dakota State University
  • Vice President for Research
    Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee
  • National Chair
    Sun Grant Initiative
  • Vice President for Research and Dean
    Graduate School at South Dakota State University

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D. , crop production and physiology
    Iowa State University
  • B.S. degree , soil science
    Montana State University
  • M.S. degree
    University of Wyoming
  • Ph.D. degree , crop production and physiology
    Iowa State University
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ncsungrant.sdstate.org, 9 June 2014 [cached]
Kevin Kephart has served as Vice President for Research at South Dakota State University since 2005. His duties and responsibilities include research administration, research compliance, technology transfer, and business development. Kephart has led national efforts since 2001 to establish the Sun Grant Initiative and he advocates for research and education programs regarding ag-based renewable energy conducted at land grant colleges and universities. He is a Professor in the Department of Plant Science at South Dakota State University. Kephart received a Ph.D. in crop production and physiology from Iowa State University in 1987. His dissertation research focused on solar effects on growth and cell-wall development in perennial grasses. Between 1998 and 2005, he served as Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences and Director of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station.
Kevin Kephart
Associate Vice President for Research, South Dakota State University
james.doolittle@sdstate.edu
Brookings Economic Development Corporation - 7/6/13
www.brookingsedc.com, 6 July 2013 [cached]
7/6/13 - SDSU official appointed co-chair of national biomass panel | By: SDSU | Kevin Kephart, South Dakota State University Vice President for Research, was recently appointed to co-chair a federal biomass research committee he has served on since May 2011.Members of the Biomass Research and Development Initiative Technical Advisory Committee provide expertise in the field of... Brookings Economic Development Corporation - 7/6/13
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Kevin Kephart, South Dakota State University Vice President for Research, was recently appointed to co-chair a federal biomass research committee he has served on since May 2011.
Members of the Biomass Research and Development Initiative Technical Advisory Committee provide expertise in the field of biomass energy and assist the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of Energy in fulfilling their obligations for a section of the Farm Bill called the Biomass Research and Development Initiative.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz appointed Kephart to co-chair in May.
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Kephart, also a professor of plant science, is responsible for research administration, technology transfer and business development at SDSU.
Expertise in biobased products and fuels made Kephart a resourceful candidate for the biomass committee in 2011, when he was appointed through a nomination process. Kephart will help lead committee members striving to further the technology of biomass energy.
"I am honored to provide service to this important initiative as co-chair," said Kephart.
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Kephart's 30-month term on the committee ends in November, but he expects he will be re-appointed for another 36-month term.
South Dakota Biotech Association: SD Biotech Association Executive Board of Directors
www.sdbio.org, 21 July 2013 [cached]
Kevin Kephart
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Kevin Kephart
Kevin Kephart is Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School at South Dakota State University. Kephart has led national efforts since 2001 to establish the Sun Grant Initiative, and he advocates for research and education programs regarding ag-based renewable energy conducted at land grant colleges and universities. He is a professor in the Department of Plant Science at South Dakota State University.
Kephart received a Ph.D. in crop production and physiology from Iowa State University in 1987. His dissertation research focused on solar control of growth and cell-wall development in perennial grasses. Kephart also conducted research on production and forage quality of alfalfa, switchgrass and other species. Between 1998 and 2005, he served as Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences and Director of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station.
Kevin Kephart has served as ...
www.prairiebizmag.com, 5 Mar 2013 [cached]
Kevin Kephart has served as vice president for research since 2005. His duties and responsibilities include research administration, research compliance, technology transfer and business development. Recent growth in research funding and activities has changed the stature and landscape of SDSU. Funding from grants and contracts in fiscal year 2012 represented a nearly three-fold increase since 2005 and Kephart has been a key to the increased funding. Creating awareness, excitement and enthusiasm in research opportunities has been an essential building block.
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Kephart has led national efforts since 2001 to establish the Sun Grant Initiative and is active in other federal research and education programs regarding renewable energy. He is a professor in the Department of Plant Science at SDSU. Between 1998 and 2005, he served as associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences and director of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. He received a Ph.D. in crop production and physiology from Iowa State University in 1987. PB
Blog for America: Comment on Rapid Response: The news the American media didn't see fit to print this week
blogaction.deanforamerica.com, 22 July 2004 [cached]
But Kevin Kephart, director of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, said researchers are ready to build once the money is there.
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