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Julius Schoop Awarded $626,000 Grant from DoE, Additional Partners

Mechanical engineering assistant professor Hasan Poonawala and Dale Lombardo from GE Research are Co-PIs.

Jeffrey Seay Receives UK Global Impact Award

This award recognizes Seay for his applied research work around the deployment of various sustainable energy technologies to empower communities in developing economies.

Escobar, Dong and Al-Jumaily Win Best Paper Award

The three authors have received a 2020 Best Paper Award from the journal Membranes.

Alex Nguyen Awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

Nguyen is the outgoing vice president of the Kentucky Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at the University of Kentucky.

James Obute Awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

The fellowship will support Obute’s graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin during the 2020-2021 academic year.

William Bailey Receives College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Bailey has served as a TA for seven semesters. This spring, he was chosen by the students as the top TA in the Department of Computer Science. 

Nabil Al Aamery Receives 2020 College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

As a testament to the student’s appreciation of Al Aamery’s work as a TA, he was recently voted by the students to receive the 2019-2020 Department of Civil Engineering Outstanding TA Award. 

Max Dong Receives Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

His research as part of his dissertation was on the development of green methods of fabricating polymeric membranes, their antifouling properties and applications in wastewater treatment.

Kelly Pennell Named Director of UK Superfund Research Center

Pennell’s contributions led to UK-SRC’s recent $8.7 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Eura Shin Awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship

Shin, a 2019 computer science graduate and Lewis Honors College member from Morehead, Kentucky, will pursue research in robotics and computer vision at Harvard University.