The Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KY-WV LSAMP), spearheaded by UK, is responsible for the program.
Awards are made in the form of grants to accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing master’s or doctoral degrees, with the faculty advisor serving as the principal investigator.
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering Chair Tom Dziubla apprises incoming and returning students about changes within the department.
The annual award recognizes faculty and graduate teaching assistants who demonstrate special dedication and outstanding performance in the classroom or laboratory.
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.
Philip Reucroft taught and conducted research in materials science at UK from 1969-2005.
A new National Science Foundation Graduate Research Traineeship (NRT) program is available at UK, aimed at fully integrating research and professional skill development within an inclusive, multidisciplinary and supportive academy.
The winners were nominated by their co-op supervisors. Each received high praise from their employers.
Materials engineering doctoral student Mike Detisch won two awards at the Imagine Membrane Conference in Horta, Portugal, in September.
Only ten collegiate members receive the Outstanding Collegiate Member Award annually.