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Center of Membrane Sciences Receive NSF EPSCoR Grant to Develop a Membrane Purification Platform

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).

Military Career Opens Doors for Eastern Kentucky Engineering Student

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.

UK at the Half: Researchers develop antiviral face mask

For this "UK at the Half," University of Kentucky College of Engineering Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., and doctoral student Rollie Mills, discuss the medical face mask membrane they have developed. The membrane can capture and deactivate the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on contact.

Department Spotlights

Yuxin He (Ph.D. CHE 2020)

Yuxin He graduated with her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky in 2020. She began working at Moderna in March 2021, where she is a senior engineer.


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Alumni

Becca & Cassie Roberts

Becca & Cassie Roberts

Sisters Becca and Cassie Roberts—both with degrees from other institutions—have been elated to receive ample scholarship aid from UK.


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Student

Isabel Escobar

From teaching her daughter the ABCs to giving undergraduate students lessons on thermodynamics, Isabel Escobar transitioned her Lexington home into the ultimate classroom last spring.


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