Nearly every person in the United States has been exposed to per- and polyfluorinated alky substances (PFAS) at some point in their life. These “forever chemicals” are the focus of a targeted investigation by University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) researchers who are working collaboratively with community partners to protect Kentuckians.
Johné Parker, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been appointed Acting Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. Her appointment began on November 1, 2022.
On November 9, 2022, 175 high school students from all over the state of Kentucky came to the University of Kentucky College of Engineering campus for Transition to Engineering (T2E) Project Kickoff Day.
The Ablation Workshop took place on the University of Kentucky's campus on November 9-10, 2022. An international research community of scientists, engineers and students working on ablative thermal protection systems attended the event.
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).
The University of Kentucky College of Engineering Paducah Campus celebrated the grand opening of the Paducah Engineering Innovation Center (PEIC) on October 27.
Meet Donovan Dye, a husband, father, engineering student, and Air Force National Guardsman who served in Kuwait. Donovan is conducting undergraduate research with the UK Center for Applied Energy Research’s Carbon Materials Group.
Joyce Evans, a senior research associate in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering from 1970 to 2019, was inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame in October.
The Engineering Student Council Receives Awards at the National Association of Engineering Student Councils Conference
Three students representing the University of Kentucky Engineering Student Council (ESC) attended the National Association of Engineering Student Councils (NAESC) East Regional Conference earlier this month at Louisiana Tech University.
Kelly Pennell alongside Anna Hoover collaborated with researchers at Purdue University and Ohio State University on a recent publication titled: “Bystander Chemical Exposures and Injuries Associated with Nearby Plastic Sewer Pipe Manufacture: Public Health Practice and Lessons”.