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Skyler Hornback Named Astronaut Scholar

October 07, 2020

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).

UK Researchers Awarded NSF Grant to Engineer Better Mental Health Solutions

September 24, 2020

Chemical engineering lecturer Sarah Wilson became interested in research on engineering student mental health while attending an engineering education conference.

Dibakar Bhattacharyya Featured in NIEHS Article

August 26, 2020

The article celebrates Bhattacharyya's 50+ year career, particularly his research into developing new membranes able to capture and destroy contaminants.

Alumna Alex Castle Elected President of Tennessee Distillers Guild

August 21, 2020

Castle was the first female head distiller in Tennessee, overseeing all facets of production at Old Dominick Distillery.

CAER, ORNL Research Partnership to Turn Coal Into High-value Carbon Fiber

August 20, 2020

The collaboration will allow two of the world’s leading carbon fiber research and development organizations to maximize their respective expertise in the field.

Matthew Morse Receives Tau Beta Pi Scholarship

August 10, 2020

Morse researched polymeric drug delivery complexes under Professor Thomas Dziubla through undergraduate research and UK’s REU program.

Welcome Back Message from Chair Tom Dziubla

August 07, 2020

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering Chair Tom Dziubla apprises incoming and returning students about changes within the department.

Dibakar Bhattacharyya to Receive 2020 AIChE Separations Division Founders Award

July 10, 2020

Bhattacharyya recently received a Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant from the NSF to develop a mask that will deactivate COVID-19 on contact.

Escobar, Alumnus Wooldridge, Team Up to Confront COVID-19 With Antiviral Membrane, 3D-printed Face Masks

June 09, 2020

The masks are designed to inactivate the coronavirus.

Jeffrey Seay Receives UK Global Impact Award

May 26, 2020

This award recognizes Seay for his applied research work around the deployment of various sustainable energy technologies to empower communities in developing economies.