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James Obute Awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

May 18, 2020

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

Max Dong Receives Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

May 14, 2020

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.

UK Offering Online Bourbon Production Course Open to Anyone

May 06, 2020

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering is offering EGR 380: Bourbon Production Engineering in an online format. The course is open to anyone and will run from May 12 – June 23.

DB, Collaborators, Receive NSF RAPID Grant for Antiviral Membrane Mask

May 05, 2020

DB will serve as the PI and engineering faculty members J. Todd Hastings and Thomas Dziubla, as well as Yinan Wei from the UK Department of Chemistry, will contribute as Co-PIs.

Isabel Escobar Paper Among Most Downloaded in Publication

April 30, 2020

The paper “Biomimetic and bioinspired membranes for water purification: A critical review and future directions” was among the top 10% of papers downloaded between January 2018 and December 2019. 

2020 College of Engineering Tau Beta Pi and Department Awards

April 27, 2020

Despite the cancellation of the annual UK College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, each department and Tau Beta Pi have named awardees. 

UK’s Superfund Research Center Receives $8.7 Million

April 20, 2020

The grant will go toward research aimed at better understanding and minimizing the negative health and environmental impacts of chlorinated organic compounds found at Superfund sites.

CAER Spin-off Becoming a Kentucky High-tech Success Story

April 14, 2020

PowerTech Water develops advanced carbon electrode technologies to deliver clean water for nonenergy production field use in a sustainable manner.

UK Researchers Seek to Develop Antiviral Membrane Mask

April 02, 2020

Dibakar Bhattacharyya has the concept and the means to develop a medical face mask that would capture and deactivate the COVID-19 virus on contact.

UK’s James B. Beam Institute Providing Sanitizer to Health Care Workers, Manufacturing Instructions to Spirits Industry

April 01, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating shortages of sanitizing products in hospitals.