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High school student in Zan Paterson's lab receives worldwide recognition

June 28, 2024

Grace Sun, a 16-year-old Paul Laurence Dunbar High School student, was awarded the $75,000 top prize from the 2024 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair for her work completed in Paterson's Organic Materials and Devices Laboratory. 

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes 5 Pigman College of Engineering students, alums

June 27, 2024

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced a total of eight students and recent graduates have been selected as award winners of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Of these eight, five were from the Pigman College of Engineering. 

Rollie Mills recipient of Karen Wetterhahn Award

May 22, 2024

Rollie Mills, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering and UK Superfund Research Program Center trainee, was selected by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP) the 26th recipient of the Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award.

Markey Research Day highlights breadth, depth of cancer research

May 15, 2024

Graduate student Ibrahim Imam took second place in the basic science poster presentations. 

Materials science innovator named 2023 AAAS Fellow

May 07, 2024

Yang-Tse Cheng, the Frank J. Derbyshire Professor of Materials Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow.

UK Women’s Forum announces 30th anniversary Sarah Bennett Holmes Award winners

April 20, 2024

The Sarah Bennett Holmes Awards is among the most esteemed recognitions bestowed at the University of Kentucky and brings recognition for efforts that might otherwise go unnoticed.

David Lu wins poster competition at Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition

April 05, 2024

David Lu, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, awarded in best student poster competition at the 2024 conference in Palm Beach, Florida.

Seay named AIChE Fellow

January 25, 2024

Jeffrey Seay, the PJC Board of Trustees Engineering Professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, has been elected an American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AlChE) Fellow, the organization’s highest grade of membership. 

Pigman College of Engineering researchers among top 2% of world’s most-cited

January 11, 2024

143 current UK scientists and scholars were included on the list compiled by Stanford University in a partnership with Elsevier, and 22 of those included are UK Pigman College of Engineering faculty. 

Chemical Engineering Students Win at AIChE Conference

December 06, 2023

Last month, chemical engineering undergraduate students and faculty advisor, Anastasia Hauser, attended the 2023 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Student Conference in Orlando, Florida.