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UK-AIChE Earns Awards in Design Competition

Students were to design upstream processes for the production of nitrogen and hydrogen as well as the downstream ammonia process.

“Outbreak Informatics from Ebola to Covid-19: Lessons Learned and Unlearned" with Eric Perakslis

Eric Perakslis is a former chief information officer and chief scientist for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Skyler Hornback Named Astronaut Scholar

Chemical engineering senior Skyler Hornback is one of 2020’s 56 recipients to be awarded a scholarship of up to $15,000 from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF).

Department Spotlights

Allison Kerns (BSCHE 2020)

Recent chemical engineering graduate Allison Kerns is a supervisor at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky.


Michelle Imarah

Senior chemical engineering major Michelle Imarah is an international student from Nigeria with big plans for her future. 


Alex Castle

Alex Castle (BSCHE 2010) was the first female head distiller in Tennessee, overseeing all facets of production at Old Dominick Distillery in Memphis.

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