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Brent Seales Awarded $2 Million Mellon Foundation Grant

Thanks to a prestigious grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Brent Seales can continue his quest to solve a 2,000-year-old mystery: reading the elusive texts within carbonized Herculaneum scrolls.


Diane Mier and Nick Cprek Win Staff Excellence Awards

The awards recognize one exempt and one non-exempt staff member who demonstrate exemplary ability and outstanding performance in their respective positions and who contribute to the overall success of the College. 


Alumnus Allen Waugerman Named Lexmark President and CEO

Allen Waugerman, BSEE 1994, has served at Lexmark since 1991. He had been Lexmark's senior vice president and chief technology officer since 2016.


Ken Kreafle inducted into Shingo Hall of Fame

Ken Kreafle, longtime employee of Toyota, was inducted into the Shingo Institute’s Academy, or Hall of Fame April 30, 2019 at the annual Shingo Conference. Kreafle has a long association with the University of Kentucky, College of Engineering’s Lean Systems Program.


Smith, Wilson Recognized as Outstanding Teachers

Mechanical engineering professor Suzanne Smith and chemical engineering lecturer Sarah Wilson received Outstanding Teaching Awards during the 2019 UK Faculty Awards Ceremony.


Bhattacharyya Elected North American Membrane Society Fellow

Fellows are recognized for their service to NAMS as well as for their highly significant professional accomplishments in the membrane field.


UK CAER Receives $3 Million From DOE to Develop Carbon Capture Technology

Kunlei Liu, associate director at CAER and associate professor of mechanical engineering in the UK College of Engineering, will serve as co-principal investigator.


UK Engineering Sleepover, Camp Encourage Girls in STEM

The Go Girl Engineering Sleepover and Women in Engineering (WiE) Explore Camp will take place this summer. The programs expose girls to different engineering fields in a fun environment. 


Reese S. Terry Jr. Receives Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree

Reese S. Terry Jr. (BSEE 1964; MSEE 1966) is a member of the College of Engineering’s Hall of Distinction and the UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni. 


Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Graduates!

This year’s mining engineering graduates were recognized at the 37th annual Mining Awards Dinner April 27, 2019 at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and Spa in Lexington, Kentucky.