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NOW HIRING: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in chemical engineering at the assistant professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019.

Bhattacharyya Receives UK Alumni Professorship Award

Created over 30 years ago, the award recognized faculty for their “influential scholarly contributions, sustained excellence in teaching, and outstanding career or public service.”

UK Team Wins National First Prize in 2018 AIChE Student Design Competition

The team of Robert Brooks, Ryan Hines, T. Jaye McCalla and Alex Ross will be recognized during October's annual AIChE conference.

Department Spotlights

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.

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Damarcus Smiley

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


Bradley Wilson

UK junior Bradley Wilson has experienced the impact of DanceBlue first hand – as a two-time pediatric cancer survivor. Now he’s leading the fight against cancer on the floor as part of DanceBlue’s student leadership.