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Fall 2021 Dean's List Includes 991 Engineering Students

To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.

Isabel Escobar Elected to Become the Next AWIS National Governing Board Chair

Isabel Escobar, professor of chemical engineering and associate director of UK’s Center of Membrane Sciences, has been elected to serve as Board Chair for the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) beginning January 1, 2022.

L-R: Rudy Buchheit, Alexandra Paterson, Matthew Sleep, Valerie Vogel, Tyler Barzee, Madhav Baral, Nelson Akafuah, Sue Nokes, David Parsley, Gosia Chwatko, Mark Doerre, Abu Siddique, Sarah Wilson, Kevin Eby

College of Engineering Welcomes New Faculty Members

Twelve faculty members spanning seven academic departments attended the orientation. 

Department Spotlights

Mujan Seif

Materials engineering doctoral student Mujan Seif doesn’t like to settle for simply knowing something works. She wants to know why it works. 


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John Pham researches soft materials and interfaces and liquid-surface interactions, among other interests.

Jonathan Pham

Jonathan Pham says distinguishing between solids and liquids is a lot more complicated than you think.


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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.


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