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Molly Frazar received the Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award

December 20, 2021

Molly Frazar is the 24th recipient of the Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award, which recognizes one outstanding graduate student or postdoctoral researcher who exemplifies qualities of scientific excellence.

Isabel Escobar Elected to Become the Next AWIS National Governing Board Chair

December 13, 2021

Isabel Escobar, professor of chemical engineering and associate director of UK’s Center of Membrane Sciences, has been elected to serve as Board Chair for the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) beginning January 1, 2022.

College of Engineering Inducts Five Alumni into Hall of Distinction

October 14, 2021

Formed in 1992, the Hall of Distinction now has 151 members.

College of Engineering Welcomes New Faculty Members

August 20, 2021

Twelve faculty members spanning seven academic departments attended the orientation. 

James B. Beam Institute Collaborates on Spent Grains Solutions

August 18, 2021

Faculty with the institute will serve as judges in an upcoming contest to find innovative solutions for using spent grains.

UK Engineering at Paducah Collaboration Aims to Reduce Plastic, Produce Safe, Inexpensive Cooking Fuel

August 10, 2021

Jeff Seay's research has resulted in a device capable of converting waste plastic into clean fuel oil.

2021 REU in Review

August 05, 2021

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Engineered Bioactive Interfaces & Devices program at the University of Kentucky (UK) concluded on Thursday, July 29, 2021, with a poster competition and awards ceremony.

Chandni Joshi Successfully Defends Dissertation at UK Paducah

July 29, 2021

The event marked the first time a Ph.D. student had made their defense at UK Paducah.

Twenty-Two Students Participate in New Summer Undergraduate Research Program

July 12, 2021

The program developed thanks to a partnership between the Office of the Vice President for Research, the College of Engineering and different departments and faculty research labs.

Mary Shelman Elected UK Alumni Association President

July 12, 2021

Shelman received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1981 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987. She is also a 2021 recipient of the UK Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award.