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Dziubla Named Next Chemical and Materials Engineering Department Chair

Thomas Dziubla has taught at UK since 2006 and served as director of graduate studies for chemical engineering from 2013-2018. He will begin his new responsibilities July 1, 2019.

Balk Receives Three-Year $835,000 Grant from the Department of Energy

The overarching goal of the project is an improved understanding of processing-structure-property links in multi-principal element alloy (MPEA) materials, specifically the effects of alloy composition on mechanical behavior, with a focus on ductility.

Chemical Engineering Students Attend Annual AIChE Student Conference

The UK students represented the AIChE student chapters for the chemical engineering programs in Lexington and at the College of Engineering Extended Campus in Paducah.

Department Spotlights

Jonathan Pham

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


Materials Engineering

Faculty

Ali Crupper

A senior chemical engineering major pursuing the biopharmaceutical track, Ali Crupper will begin full-time work with Thermo Fisher in Greenville, North Carolina after graduating in May.


Chemical Engineering

Student

Dustin Savage

Last August, Dustin Savage, a University of Kentucky doctoral student from small-town Louisiana, traveled halfway around the world—alone—all for an organic chemical compound.


Chemical Engineering

Student

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.


Materials Engineering

Student

Damarcus Smiley

2017 Lou Takacs Co-op of the Year Award winner Damarcus Smiley is proof that potential employers highly value co-op experience.


Chemical Engineering

Alumni

W. Terry Strange

Alumnus W. Terry Strange’s leadership class teaches University of Kentucky engineering students how to deal with the most important person they will ever manage—themselves.


Chemical Engineering

Alumni