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

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

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.

Department Spotlights

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.


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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.


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John Balk

Balk has taught materials engineering at the University of Kentucky for 14 years. In 10 of those years, he received the Materials Engineering program’s outstanding teacher award.


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