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Kay Bjornen: Profile

Professional Information

Faculty Rank

Visiting Assistant Professor

Research Interests
 

Research data services, data literacy instruction, research data support consultations.

Education

MLIS, University of Oklahoma

Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry,University of Oklahoma

BS., Chemistry, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro NM

Professional Service

  • Past Chair, Northern Oklahoma Section American Chemical Society 2015
  • Chair Planning Committee, 2016 Pentasectional Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society
  • 2017 Northern Oklahoma Section American Chemical Society Outreach Volunteer of the Year
  • Member, American Library Association
  • Member, Oklahoma Library Association Social Responsibilities Round Table

Selected Publications & Presentations

Publications

Bjornen, K. K., H. Chambers, and D. Degonia. 2003. "Development of a fuel efficient multipurpose 75w-90 gear lubricant."  SAE Technical Papers. doi: 10.4271/2003-01-1992.

Bjornen, K. K., and M. E. Graham. 2004. "Monitoring water in automotive lubricants with fourier transform infrared spectroscopy."  SAE Technical Papers. doi: 10.4271/2004-01-3050.

Gangopadhyay, A. K., R. O. Carter Iii, S. Simko, H. Gao, K. K. Bjornen, and E. D. Black. 2005. "Valvetrain friction and wear performance with fresh and used low phosphorous engine oils." STLE Annual Meeting Preprints.

Gangopadhyay, A. K., R. O. Carter Iii, S. Simko, H. Gao, K. K. Bjornen, and E. D. Black. 2007a. "Peer-reviewed: Valvetrain friction and wear performance with fresh and used low phosphorous engine oils."  Tribology and Lubrication Technology 63 (11):62-71.

Gangopadhyay, A. K., R. O. Carter Iii, S. Simko, H. Gao, K. K. Bjornen, and E. D. Black. 2007b. "Valvetrain friction and wear performance with fresh and used low-phosphorous engine oils."  Tribology Transactions 50 (3):350-360. doi: 10.1080/10402000701429204.

Gao, H., K. K. Bjornen, A. K. Gangopadhyay, and R. K. Jensen. 2005. "Oxidation and antiwear retention capability of low-phosphorus engine oils."  SAE Technical Papers. doi: 10.4271/2005-01-3822.

Gao, H., J. S. McQueen, E. D. Black, K. K. Bjornen, A. K. Gangopadhyay, R. K. Jensen, and E. A. Soltis. 2003. "Antiwear performance of low phosphorus engine oils on tappet inserts in motored sliding valvetrain test."  SAE Technical Papers. doi: 10.4271/2003-01-3119.

 

Patents

Bjornen, Kay K. 2014. Electrocoagulation for removal of dissolved naphthenic acids from water. edited by United States Patent and Trademark Office: ConocoPhillips Company (Houston TX).

Conference Presentations

Bjornen, K. K. 2018. "Separating Cutting Edge Research from Old School Record Keeping." Midwest Data Librarians Symposium 2018, Ames, IA.
Bjornen, K. K. 2018. " A Three Pronged Approach to Data Literacy at Oklahoma State University." CADRE Conference, Stillwater, OK, April 18, 2018.