LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2011) – Television viewers across the country now know the story of the University of Kentucky alum who is researching his way into medical history. Last week, the CBS Evening News aired a story about Mark Davis, who was recently featured on the UK hompage for his research into finding new ways [...]
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 11, 2011) — The National Science Foundation and the University of Kentucky College of Engineering recently recognized 15 undergraduates for their hard work in an intense summer research program. The Research Experiences for Undergraduates, or REU, is an active 10-week program at UK where undergraduates conduct research in engineered bioactive interfaces and [...]
University of Kentucky chemical engineering graduate student Ashley Hawkins was one of 10 winners for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) poster competition. IGERT is the NSF flagship interdisciplinary training program, educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists and engineers by building on the foundations of their disciplinary knowledge with interdisciplinary training. This was the third year of the NSF poster competition and the third year a UK IGERT student has been one of the 10 winners.
Dr. Dibakar Bhattacharyya’s paper “Reactive nanostructured membranes for water purification” was recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Dr. Bhattacharyya (DB) is Professor in the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department of the University of Kentucky. Graduate student Scott Lewis also made significant contributions to the research and the paper, which [...]
Professor Y.T. Cheng, currently Professor of Materials Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, has been selected as the Frank J. Derbyshire Professor of Materials Science. Dean Thomas Lester recently announced the honor to faculty and staff. “Dr. Cheng is a role model for interdisciplinary education and research and is fully deserving of [...]
Kimberly Ward Anderson, Ph.D., Gill Eminent Professor in chemical engineering has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the Henry Mason Lutes Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Anderson received the award at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Tau Beta Pi Awards banquet on April 12. Complete list of Tau Beta Pi Award [...]
Undergraduates are encouraged to apply to UK’s multi-disciplinary Summer REU Program focusing on Engineered Bioactive Interfaces and Devices. The application deadline is March 2, 2011.
The Materials Research Society presented UK with its University Chapter Charter on Monday, November 29, during the 2010 MRS Fall Meeting.
The second annual Chemical and Materials Engineering Graduate Student Poster Competition was held Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 in the Ralph G. Anderson Student Commons. The event was organized by the Chemical and Materials Engineering Graduate Student Association (CMEGSA) and sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company. Fifteen graduate students presented posters on their research in subjects ranging [...]
A new university chapter of the Materials Research Society (MRS) was approved for the University of Kentucky on August 12, 2010 MRS, which was founded in 1973, consists of over 15,100 members from the US and also from nearly 70 other countries. At present, MRS boasts almost 50 active University Chapters throughout the US, some [...]