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E-Day brings together students, families and anyone interested in the field of engineering to learn more about what it's like to be an engineer or a UK engineering student or researcher.

UK Doctoral Student Wins Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement

Chemical engineering doctoral student Xiaobo “Max” Dong, has been awarded the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement.

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.

Department Spotlights

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.


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