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NSF Awards KY-WV LSAMP $1 Million to Support Underrepresented Students Pursuing Graduate STEM Degrees

Johné Parker, associate professor of mechanical engineering, is a co-PI on the grant.


Inaugural Class of BME Students Excited about New Undergraduate Program

The BME department held a "Meet the BME Professors" event with the inaugural class of students enrolled to pursue their bachelor's degree in BME this fall.


Guigen Zhang Edits Authoritative Text in Biomaterials Science

The revised edition of this authoritative and bestselling title is the most comprehensive single text on all aspects of biomaterials science, from principles to applications.


Julius Schoop Awarded $626,000 Grant from DoE, Additional Partners

Mechanical engineering assistant professor Hasan Poonawala and Dale Lombardo from GE Research are Co-PIs.


Jeffrey Seay Receives UK Global Impact Award

This award recognizes Seay for his applied research work around the deployment of various sustainable energy technologies to empower communities in developing economies.


Escobar, Dong and Al-Jumaily Win Best Paper Award

The three authors have received a 2020 Best Paper Award from the journal Membranes.


Alex Nguyen Awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

Nguyen is the outgoing vice president of the Kentucky Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi at the University of Kentucky.


James Obute Awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

The fellowship will support Obute’s graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin during the 2020-2021 academic year.


William Bailey Receives College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Bailey has served as a TA for seven semesters. This spring, he was chosen by the students as the top TA in the Department of Computer Science.