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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.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes Seven Engineering Students

Five University of Kentucky College of Engineering students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, two doctoral students received honorable mention recognition from the NSF.

Spring 2022 Dean's List Includes 910 Engineering Students

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. A total of 8,602 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 910 were from the College of Engineering.

Department Spotlights

Mujan Seif

Materials engineering doctoral student Mujan Seif doesn’t like to settle for simply knowing something works. She wants to know why it works. 


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John Pham researches soft materials and interfaces and liquid-surface interactions, among other interests.

Jonathan Pham

Jonathan Pham says distinguishing between solids and liquids is a lot more complicated than you think.


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Faculty

John Balk

Balk has taught materials engineering at the University of Kentucky for 14 years. In 10 of those years, he received the Materials Engineering program’s outstanding teacher award.


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