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Fall 2021 Dean's List Includes 991 Engineering Students

To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.

Molly Frazar received the Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award

Molly Frazar is the 24th recipient of the Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award, which recognizes one outstanding graduate student or postdoctoral researcher who exemplifies qualities of scientific excellence.

Isabel Escobar Elected to Become the Next AWIS National Governing Board Chair

Isabel Escobar, professor of chemical engineering and associate director of UK’s Center of Membrane Sciences, has been elected to serve as Board Chair for the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) beginning January 1, 2022.

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