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Center of Membrane Sciences Receive NSF EPSCoR Grant to Develop a Membrane Purification Platform

November 16, 2022

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).

Researching Ways to Recycle Solar Panels and Lithium-Ion Batteries

July 22, 2022

Knowing that battery storage is significant to the future of renewable energy, the University of Kentucky, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU) have partnered to develop methods for recovering valuable materials from solar panels and lithium-ion batteries, thus reducing future costs and further improving the environment.

Update on Developing a Mask that Captures and Deactivates COVID-19

July 20, 2022

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.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes Seven Engineering Students

June 15, 2022

Five University of Kentucky College of Engineering students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, two doctoral students received honorable mention recognition from the NSF.

Spring 2022 Dean's List Includes 910 Engineering Students

June 13, 2022

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. A total of 8,602 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 910 were from the College of Engineering.

2022 College of Engineering Faculty Awards

April 25, 2022

The annual College of Engineering Faculty Awards ceremony was held on April 21 in the Grehan Building. Awards were given in the areas of research, service and graduate studies.

Y.T. Cheng Featured by WEKU

April 25, 2022

Y.T. Cheng, professor of materials science engineering, was interviewed by WEKU's Stu Johnson for a story titled, “Earth Day 2022 signals increased interest in EVs.”

Fall 2021 Dean's List Includes 991 Engineering Students

January 11, 2022

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

December 13, 2021

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.

College of Engineering Welcomes New Faculty Members

August 20, 2021

Twelve faculty members spanning seven academic departments attended the orientation.