A decades-long tradition, UK Engineering held its first E-Day on May 26, 1921. The university dismissed classes at noon to allow the community to tour the college and see its researchers and students in action. Now, an estimated 3,000 people attend E-Day each year.
The University of Kentucky's Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) received the 2023 Living Legacy Award for Community Impact at the Second Annual MLK Legacy Luncheon on February 2, 2023.
Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., professor of chemical and materials engineering in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, is the 2023 recipient of the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology.
The University of Kentucky ChemE Car team recently competed at the National American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Competition in Phoenix, Arizona, where they placed fifth out of 40 universities worldwide.
The goal of the project is to create a membrane-based downstream purification platform for large-scale continuous biomanufacturing of viral vectors and virus-like particles (VLPs).
Meet Donovan Dye, a husband, father, engineering student, and Air Force National Guardsman who served in Kuwait. Donovan is conducting undergraduate research with the UK Center for Applied Energy Research’s Carbon Materials Group.
Lucas Bertucci, a University of Kentucky chemical engineering senior from Louisville, Kentucky, has been named the university’s first Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Scholarship recipient.
A team of University of Kentucky researchers led by College of Engineering Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., and his Ph.D. student, Rollie Mills, have developed a medical face mask membrane that can capture and deactivate the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on contact.
This award is given in honor of Ray Fahien, who was editor of Chemical Engineering Education from 1967-1995 and who was effectively the founding father of the journal. The award is given annually to an educator who has shown evidence of vision and contribution to chemical engineering education.
Brittany E. Givens, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, received the 2022 Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.