Bhattacharyya recently received a Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant from the NSF to develop a mask that will deactivate COVID-19 on contact.
The masks are designed to inactivate the coronavirus.
This award recognizes Seay for his applied research work around the deployment of various sustainable energy technologies to empower communities in developing economies.
The three authors have received a 2020 Best Paper Award from the journal Membranes.
The fellowship will support Obute’s graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin during the 2020-2021 academic year.
His research as part of his dissertation was on the development of green methods of fabricating polymeric membranes, their antifouling properties and applications in wastewater treatment.
The University of Kentucky College of Engineering is offering EGR 380: Bourbon Production Engineering in an online format. The course is open to anyone and will run from May 12 – June 23.
DB will serve as the PI and engineering faculty members J. Todd Hastings and Thomas Dziubla, as well as Yinan Wei from the UK Department of Chemistry, will contribute as Co-PIs.
The paper “Biomimetic and bioinspired membranes for water purification: A critical review and future directions” was among the top 10% of papers downloaded between January 2018 and December 2019.
Despite the cancellation of the annual UK College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, each department and Tau Beta Pi have named awardees.