Gill Eminent Professor of Chemical Engineering J. Zach Hilt has been named one of the University of Kentucky’s 16 University Research Professors for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Graduating chemical engineering senior Sofia Gonzalez Schuler, from Margarita Island, Venezuela, will speak at the 2 p.m. ceremony on May 5.
The annual Dean’s Faculty Awards ceremony was held April 15, 2018 at the Hilary J. Boone Center. Awards were given to faculty members and graduate students.
The annual College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi took place April 9, 2019 at the Bill Gatton Student Center.
Lonnie Bellar, Claude "Skip" Berry III, David Houchin, Mary Beth Willis Hudson, Karen Martin Maxwell and Steve Polston were inducted into the Hall of Distinction April 12.
Chemical engineering professor Thomas D. Dziubla was inducted for “seminal contributions to biomaterials and advanced drug delivery, establishing the field of biomaterials capable of regulating oxidative stress.”
Doctoral student Xiaobo “Max” Dong, has been awarded the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement.
The overarching goal of the project is an improved understanding of processing-structure-property links in multi-principal element alloy (MPEA) materials, specifically the effects of alloy composition on mechanical behavior, with a focus on ductility.
The UK students represented the AIChE student chapters for the chemical engineering programs in Lexington and at the College of Engineering Extended Campus in Paducah.
The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in materials engineering at the assistant professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019.