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Bertucci named UK’s 1st Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Scholar

Lucas Bertucci, a University of Kentucky chemical engineering senior from Louisville, Kentucky, has been named the university’s first Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Scholarship recipient. 

Update on Developing a Mask that Captures and Deactivates COVID-19

A team of University of Kentucky researchers led by College of Engineering Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., and his Ph.D. student, Rollie Mills, have developed a medical face mask membrane that can capture and deactivate the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on contact.

Sarah Wilson Receives Raymond W. Fahien Award

This award is given in honor of Ray Fahien, who was editor of Chemical Engineering Education from 1967-1995 and who was effectively the founding father of the journal. The award is given annually to an educator who has shown evidence of vision and contribution to chemical engineering education.

Department Spotlights

Yuxin He (Ph.D. CHE 2020)

Yuxin He graduated with her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky in 2020. She began working at Moderna in March 2021, where she is a senior engineer.


Chemical Engineering

Alumni

Becca & Cassie Roberts

Becca & Cassie Roberts

Sisters Becca and Cassie Roberts—both with degrees from other institutions—have been elated to receive ample scholarship aid from UK.


Computer Science

Student

Isabel Escobar

From teaching her daughter the ABCs to giving undergraduate students lessons on thermodynamics, Isabel Escobar transitioned her Lexington home into the ultimate classroom last spring.


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