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'I’m So Proud to Get Involved' – DanceBlue Clinic Patient and Chemical Engineering Student Joins Dance Marathon

March 03, 2022

Johnny Kirkpatrick came to the University of Kentucky from Paducah in 2019 expecting what most students do – a fresh start. He was ready to make new friends and have new experiences. He never imagined facing college and a cancer diagnosis all at once.

Rebecca Liebert Elected to National Academy of Engineering

March 01, 2022

Liebert was elected to the NAE in recognition of her leadership in developing and executing innovative initiatives to strengthen the U.S. manufacturing industry.

Three Engineering Undergraduate Researchers to Present at 20th ‘Posters at the Capitol’

February 18, 2022

Three undergraduate researchers in the Department of Chemical Engineering have been chosen to present their research at the 2022 Posters-at-the-Capitol event on March 3 at the Kentucky state capitol in Frankfort.

Gisella Lamas-Samanamud was Selected for a WE Local Award

January 25, 2022

This award honors individuals who have contributed to the advancement or acceptance of women in engineering; and have developed or contributed to programs to promote and advance women in STEM fields.

Fall 2021 Dean's List Includes 991 Engineering Students

January 11, 2022

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

December 20, 2021

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

December 13, 2021

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.

College of Engineering Inducts Five Alumni into Hall of Distinction

October 14, 2021

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

College of Engineering Welcomes New Faculty Members

August 20, 2021

Twelve faculty members spanning seven academic departments attended the orientation. 

James B. Beam Institute Collaborates on Spent Grains Solutions

August 18, 2021

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