Kentucky Alpha Officers 2021-2022


Caylee Marshall - President


Senior, Chemical Engineering

Experience: REU Research at Vanderbilt University, Amgen Scholar at Duke University, 3 Term Co-op at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Involvement: Society of Women Engineers, UK COE Ambassador, UK Alumni Ambassador, DanceBlue



Gracey Kelley - Vice President


Junior, Chemical Engineering

Experience: Rare earth pilot plant Process Engineering & Quality Control Engineering Internship

Involvement: Alpha Delta Pi sorority, Society of Women Engineers Public Relations Chair, SEAM honors student, AIChe member



Lara Larson - Secretary


Junior, Biosystems Engineering

Experience: Biomedical Engineering Molecular Imaging Lab, Pfizer Process Development Science Intern, Ethicon Development Co-op

Involvement: Engineering Ambassador, ELLP Peer Mentor, President of Be The Match On Campus, Society for Biomaterials - Undergraduate Liaison



Ben Stone - Treasurer


Senior, Chemical Engineering

Experience: REU at University of Florida, Distillery Engineer at James E. Pepper




Jacob Concolino - Initiation Chair


Senior, Chemical Engineering

Experience: Membrane research with Dr. Bhattacharyya

Involvement: Omega Chi Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, and Undergraduate Research




Alea Smith - Initiation Chair


Chemical Engineering

Experience: 2021 UKY REU on Engineered Bioactive Interfaces & Devices

Involvement: APO, SWE, AIChE, COE Diversity Committee, Energy Club



Zachary Baker - Initiation Chair


Senior, Chemical Engineering

Experience: Co-op for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 researching rare earth metal extraction from coal

Involvement: AIChE member



Ian Metzgar - Events Chair


Junior, Chemical Engineering

Experience: Manufacturing Technician Intern at Summit Biosciences

Involvement: Reformed University Fellowship and Christian Student Fellowship



Madhu Sekar - Engineering Student Council Representative


Senior, Biosystems Engineering

Experience: Bio/Organic Coatings and Interfaces Lab, Royal DSM, Summit Biosciences

Involvement: Engineering Student Council Treasurer, Engineering Student Ambassador


Alison Bomkamp - Media Chair


Senior, Chemical Engineering

Experience: Co-ops with Boeing, Sherwin-Williams, and Johnson & Johnson

Involvement: Society of Women Engineers, UK Club Swimming, DanceBlue




Alex Fields - Alumni Relations Chair


Senior, Materials Engineering




Dr. Bruce Walcott - Faculty Advisor