Junior Chemical and Materials Engineering Student Wesley Whipple from the Paducah Extended Campus was awarded the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award at the 2011 International Congress of Sustainability Science and Engineering in Tucson, Arizona for his contribution titled “Interfacial Phenomena in Biodiesel Production”. Wesley is mentored by Dr. Jeffrey Seay, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Materials […]
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Vegetable oil is a staple in most restaurants, cafeterias and kitchens.
But it’s also the stuff of science. A group of local high school students is converting vegetable oil into diesel fuel.
Watch the video to see an experiment that starts where the cooking stops.
The UK Paducah Baja team competed in the 2010 Baja SAE Rochester Wet World Challenge at the Rochester Institute of Technology from June 11-13. The team finished 40th overall out of 92 registered teams with a 24th place finish in Suspension and Traction and 36th place finish in the endurance race.
Chemical and materials engineering students Luke Richardson from the Paducah campus and Andrea Ramsey from the Lexington campus traveled to Hangzhou, China with Dr. Jeffrey Seay to attend the Second International Symposium of Sustainable Chemical Product and Process Engineering. Both students participated at the conference by presenting posters detailing the results of their undergraduate research […]
The poster by UK-Paducah student Kelsie Travis was judged the best in the ASME District C Old Guard Technical Poster Competition at the Student Professional Development Conference held in St. Louis on April 8-11. A $200 prize accompanies this award. Travis’s poster involved work completed in the capstone design course sequence for Ingram Barge Company […]
University of Kentucky chemical engineering students and the student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) were again prominent at this year’s AIChE Southern Regional Conference. Twenty-nine students from Lexington participated in the conference that was held April 9-11 in Raleigh, N.C. Kevin Baldridge, Chelsie Bottom, Eric Coker, Lisa He, Alex Heilman, and […]
Dr. Y. Charles Lu, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at UK’s Paducah campus, has been selected as a 2010 SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award recipient. The SAE Teetor Program stimulates contacts between younger engineering educators and practicing engineers in industry and government. Established in 1953, this award is administered by the Teetor Educational Award […]
Luke Richardson, senior, chemical and materials engineering at the Paducah Extended Campus Program won the Best Undergraduate Research
Poster Award for his poster titled �Optimizing the Catalytic Cycle for the…
A new building project in Paducah will provide outstanding research facilities for the UK College of Engineering Extended Campus Program.