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2019 Dean’s Faculty Awards Ceremony Recap

April 15, 2019

The annual Dean’s Faculty Awards ceremony was held April 15, 2018 at the Hilary J. Boone Center. Awards were given to faculty members and graduate students. 

Recap of the College of Engineering Awards Banquet Sponsored by Tau Beta Pi

April 15, 2019

The annual College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi took place April 9, 2019 at the Bill Gatton Student Center.

Balk Receives Three-Year $835,000 Grant from the Department of Energy

December 03, 2018

The overarching goal of the project is an improved understanding of processing-structure-property links in multi-principal element alloy (MPEA) materials, specifically the effects of alloy composition on mechanical behavior, with a focus on ductility.

NOW HIRING: Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering

November 16, 2018

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in materials engineering at the assistant professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019.

Materials Science and Engineering Program Awarded $450,000 U.S. Department of Education Grant

November 02, 2018

The GAANN grant will provide funds to support graduate students pursing doctoral degrees in materials science and engineering at UK.

Drs. Nokes and Balk Accept Associate Dean Positions

October 10, 2018

Sue Nokes will become the college’s first associate dean for faculty affairs and facilities and John Balk will become the next associate dean for research and graduate studies.

Pham Awarded Two National Science Foundation Grants

September 10, 2018

One will fund investigation into microscale friction and the other to better understand the mechanics of dynamic hydrogel interfaces. The awards total approximately $525,000.

UK Researchers Receive $500,000 Grant for Next-Generation Batteries

August 20, 2018

A new study by University of Kentucky researchers is examining whether peach pits and walnut shells can be used to create cheaper, longer lasting lithium ion batteries.

VIDEO: Meet Dean Rudolph G. Buchheit

August 09, 2018

The college has kicked off a new academic year, and Dean Rudy Buchheit wants to spread the word: “More than ever, now is the time to be an engineer.” 

2018 Dean's Faculty Awards

April 29, 2018

The annual Dean’s Faculty Awards ceremony was held April 23 at the Hilary J. Boone Center. Awards were given in the areas of research, service and graduate studies.