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NOW HIRING: Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering

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.

Pham Awarded Two National Science Foundation Grants

One will fund investigation into microscale friction and the other to better understand the mechanics of dynamic hydrogel interfaces. The awards total approximately $525,000.

UK Researchers Receive $500,000 Grant for Next-Generation Batteries

A new study by University of Kentucky researchers is examining whether peach pits and walnut shells can be used to create cheaper, longer lasting lithium ion batteries.

Department Spotlights

VIDEO: Isabella Ritz

Isabella Ritz has discovered that a materials engineering major, combined with a biomedical engineering minor, can lead to exciting research possibilities in the field of biomaterials.


Chemical and Materials Engineering

Student

John Balk

Balk has taught materials engineering at the University of Kentucky for 14 years. In 10 of those years, he received the Materials Engineering program’s outstanding teacher award.


Materials Engineering

Faculty

Hannah Goldstein

President of Material Advantage, Hannah Goldstein sees involvement in student organizations as the catalyst for her preparation and growth.


Materials Engineering

Student