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Thomas Cochell Receives 2020 UK Provost's Outstanding Teaching Award

The annual award recognizes faculty and graduate teaching assistants who demonstrate special dedication and outstanding performance in the classroom or laboratory.

2020 College of Engineering Tau Beta Pi and Department Awards

Despite the cancellation of the annual UK College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, each department and Tau Beta Pi have named awardees. 

Emertius Materials Science Professor Philip Reucroft Passes Away

Philip Reucroft taught and conducted research in materials science at UK from 1969-2005.

Department Spotlights

Mujan Seif

Materials engineering doctoral student Mujan Seif doesn’t like to settle for simply knowing something works. She wants to know why it works. 

Materials Engineering


John Pham researches soft materials and interfaces and liquid-surface interactions, among other interests.

Jonathan Pham

Jonathan Pham says distinguishing between solids and liquids is a lot more complicated than you think.

Materials Engineering


VIDEO: Isabella Ritz

Isabella Ritz has discovered that a materials engineering major, combined with a biomedical engineering minor, can lead to exciting research possibilities in the field of biomaterials.

Chemical and Materials Engineering