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.
Jack Cheng’s $1 Million Gift Will Lift Up Future Generations
Materials science alum Jack Cheng has given $1,000,000 to the UK College of Engineering to support state-of-the-art teaching and research spaces. Cheng is the founder, president and CEO of AA Metals, Inc.
Taking the Long Road: An Interview With Fusion Cyber’s Christopher Etesse
We visited with Christopher Etesse to learn more about Fusion Cyber, his background, his achievements and the danger of leaving so many cyber positions unfilled.
BCTC Prepares High School Students for Careers in Engineering Technology
Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) introduced sixteen high school students to careers in Engineering Technology through a four-day, program at the Georgetown-Scott County Campus with hands-on activities and discussions with industry-leading companies.
Wildcat Network Connects UK Alumni, Students, Friends in Online Community
Wildcat Network, a new networking platform, has launched and you’re invited to join.
Stephen Ware’s NSF-funded Research Trains Police in De-escalation
For police officers, de-escalation training is critical — greatly reducing the use of force and the likelihood that anyone will be hurt during a confrontation. But preparing for a peaceful end can be challenging when officers can find themselves in a variety of scenarios. That’s where Assistant Professor Stephen Ware comes in.
UK College of Engineering Announces 27 Pigman Scholars for 2022-2023 Academic Year
The scholarships are renewable for up to four years and the annual amounts to be given range from $10,000 - $19,000.
Simone Silvestri to Give Keynote at WiSARN 2022
Simone Silvestri, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, is the keynote speaker at the 15th IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Sensor, Robot and UAV Networks (WiSARN 2022).
Thomas Novak to Retire after 12 Years of Service
After nearly 12 years of service at the Department of Mining Engineering, Thomas Novak will retire this summer.