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RailCats Making News

It's been a busy semester for the RailCats student organization. Five students attended a national conference, the student organization received a large grant and civil engineering graduate student Travis Watts was named the NURail Center 2018 Student of the Year.


Ionel and Cramer Awarded NSF Grant for New Generation of Electrical Machines and Controls

In recent years, Ionel’s and Cramer’s research on related topics at UK has been funded by NASA, ONR, and directly by leading industrial companies.


See Shelby Browning's Research into Organic Pesticide Production in Underdeveloped Regions

A junior chemical engineering student, Shelby Browning spent the past summer living in Nanyuki, Kenya gathering data for her project.


VIDEO: Pilot-Scale Plant to Extract Rare Earth Elements in Heart of Coal Country

Mining engineering professor Rick Honaker recently launched a pilot-scale processing plant aimed at recovering rare-earth elements from coal and its byproducts in Webster County.


Johnson Awarded NIH Grant for Non-Progressive Dysarthria Therapy

The funding will support a study using modified auditory feedback to elicit involuntary learning in patients with non-progressive dysarthria, a type of speech impairment associated with stroke and traumatic brain injury survivors.


Materials Science and Engineering Program Awarded $450,000 U.S. Department of Education Grant

The GAANN grant will provide funds to support graduate students pursing doctoral degrees in materials science and engineering at UK.


College of Engineering Selects Lyman T. Johnson Award Winners

Mechanical engineering senior Chelsea Elizabeth Robinson and Taunya Phillips (BSCHE '87) were honored at the 28th annual Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Awards Dinner last month.


Martin Chosen for SEC Travel Program; Will Visit University of Tennessee

Past program participants have been invited to present their research at conferences, been awarded competitive grants and others have secured publications in leading journals. 


VIDEO: Student Organization Spotlight: Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

SWE has tripled its membership in the past four years and was named the UK 2016-2017 Student Organization of the Year.


Two CS Students Win Top Poster Awards at Commonwealth Computational Summit

As a part of the prize, Vijay Shah and Atieh Khamesi will be awarded a travel grant to attend the 2018 National Supercomputing Conference (SC'18) in Dallas, Texas.