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College of Engineering Inducts Five Alumni into Hall of Distinction

Formed in 1992, the Hall of Distinction now has 151 members.

L-R: Rudy Buchheit, Alexandra Paterson, Matthew Sleep, Valerie Vogel, Tyler Barzee, Madhav Baral, Nelson Akafuah, Sue Nokes, David Parsley, Gosia Chwatko, Mark Doerre, Abu Siddique, Sarah Wilson, Kevin Eby

College of Engineering Welcomes New Faculty Members

Twelve faculty members spanning seven academic departments attended the orientation. 

Bourbon is Kentucky's signature spirit.

James B. Beam Institute Collaborates on Spent Grains Solutions

Faculty with the institute will serve as judges in an upcoming contest to find innovative solutions for using spent grains.

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.


Faculty