In 2017, Bhattacharyya, universally known as "DB," celebrated 50 years of prolific research at UK.
Angela Gutierrez, a University of Kentucky chemical engineering doctoral student, has been named the 2017 recipient of the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award.
A new Scholars program is available to current freshmen and sophomores registering for spring 2018 semester classes. The Scholars Program in Undergraduate Research will accept 20 students into its first cohort.
The Chemical Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has offered a “summer school” for faculty teaching in the discipline every five years since 1931.
On April 21, 2017, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will induct five alumni into its Hall of Distinction. Being inducted are: Allen W. Brown, of Plano, Texas; William Todd Johnson, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Elmer T. Lee, of Frankfort, Kentucky (posthumous induction); Javaid Masoud, of St. Paul, Minnesota; and Mark D. Whitley, of Fort Worth, Texas.
The University of Kentucky Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been named the 2016-2017 academic year Student Organization of the Year. Given the number of student organizations across campus, the award highlights SWE’s mission to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders
John Balk, professor of materials engineering in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, has been named a 2017 SEC (Southeastern Conference) Faculty Achievement Award winner.
Engineers Day, better known as E-Day, is February 25, 2017, from 9 am to 1 pm. This open house showcases the diversity of research in the UK College of Engineering. The event, sponsored by Lexmark, offers interactive displays for school-age children in six buildings across campus.
University of Kentucky engineering students have a new laboratory space. A renovation of the Chemical Engineering Unit Operations Laboratory in the basement of the F. Paul Anderson Tower will accommodate the recent increase in undergraduate chemical engineering class sizes.
The Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation (KSEF) has made Associate Dean for Administration and Academic Affairs and Gill Eminent Professor Kimberly Ward Anderson a member of their inaugural class of Fellows.