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Todd Hastings Named University Research Professor for 2020-2021

The purpose of the University Research Professorship program is to recognize and publicize research accomplishments of scholars across the full range of disciplines at UK.

May Campaign for Scholarships Raises over $425,000

Alumni and friends of the UK College of Engineering donated $426,242.70 toward scholarships for the class of 2024.

A Statement from Dean Rudy Buchheit Regarding Racism, Bias and Systemic Privilege

"Engineering cannot be pushed to its limits without engaging and embracing our humanity—every bit of it, that every individual in our community brings."


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Holloway Fields Jr.

Holloway Fields Jr. was the first African American to receive a bachelor’s degree, not only in engineering, but at the University of Kentucky.

Diversity and Inclusion Electrical and Computer Engineering


Kelly Lynch

Growing up in Glasgow, Kentucky, Kelly Lynch — not unlike most bright-eyed kids — had dreams of becoming an astronaut. For most, those aspirations are fleeting. For Lynch, they never faded.

Chemical Engineering


Kris Wood

Kris Wood (BSCHE 2002), is associate professor of pharmacology and cancer biology at Duke University. He is the co-founder of three companies.

Alumni & Philanthropy Chemical Engineering