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UK’s Superfund Research Center Receives $8.7 Million

April 20, 2020

The grant will go toward research aimed at better understanding and minimizing the negative health and environmental impacts of chlorinated organic compounds found at Superfund sites.

CAER Spin-off Becoming a Kentucky High-tech Success Story

April 14, 2020

PowerTech Water develops advanced carbon electrode technologies to deliver clean water for nonenergy production field use in a sustainable manner.

UK Researchers Seek to Develop Antiviral Membrane Mask

April 02, 2020

Dibakar Bhattacharyya has the concept and the means to develop a medical face mask that would capture and deactivate the COVID-19 virus on contact.

UK’s James B. Beam Institute Providing Sanitizer to Health Care Workers, Manufacturing Instructions to Spirits Industry

April 01, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating shortages of sanitizing products in hospitals.

Qing Shao Published in PNAS

March 03, 2020

The paper is titled “Anatomy of a selectively coassembled β-sheet peptide nanofiber” and is based on Shao’s postdoctoral work.

Two Engineering Students Win Miss Black & Gold Awards

February 25, 2020

Chemical engineering junior K’Lynn King was named Miss Black & Gold, and electrical engineering junior Savannah Lewis was named Miss Gold (first runner-up).

Three Engineering Wildcats Inducted into Frank G. Ham Society of Character

February 10, 2020

Inductees have shown an extraordinary commitment to academic excellence, athletic participation, personal development, career preparation and serving as a role model.

Thomas Schrodt, founding member of UK Department of Chemical Engineering, Passes Away

December 18, 2019

Schrodt’s research contributed to the field of fossil fuel energy encompassing coal gasification and desulphurization and was highly respected in the engineering community.  

$24 Million Partnership to Advance Next Generation Manufacturing Technologies in Kentucky

December 17, 2019

Rodney Andrews, professor of chemical engineering, is PI on the project.

NSF Graduate Research Traineeship Program

December 13, 2019

A new National Science Foundation Graduate Research Traineeship (NRT) program is available at UK, aimed at fully integrating research and professional skill development within an inclusive, multidisciplinary and supportive academy.