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Stamatiadis Receives Fulbright Award

Nikiforos Stamatiadis, the Raymond-Blythe Professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Civil Engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to teach and conduct research on transportation engineering, with a focus on highway design and safety, at the University of Catania in Catania, Italy.


Taylor Wins Lutes Award

At the annual Tau Beta Pi Awards Banquet held April 19, Civil engineering associate professor Tim Taylor was named the 2016 winner of the Henry Mason Lutes for Excellence in Engineering Education Award.


$7M Gift to Transform Biomedical Engineering at UK

University of Kentucky College of Engineering Dean John Walz, along with President Eli Capilouto and others, today announced a $7 million gift from UK alumnus F. Joseph Halcomb and wife Joani Halcomb to rename and transform the Department of Biomedical Engineering.


Hilt Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows

On April 4, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) inducted J. Zach Hilt to its College of Fellows.


UK’s Brent Seales Wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Brent Seales, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science and director of the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments (Vis Center) at the University of Kentucky, has been named a 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner.


UK’s Rick Honaker Awarded $1 Million for Rare Earth Elements Recovery

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory has awarded nearly $1 million to Rick Honaker, professor and chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Mining Engineering, to develop a mobile pilot-plant facility for the recovery of rare earth elements from coal.


Ormsbee Wins ASCE Water Resources Award

Raymond-Blythe Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute Lindell Ormsbee has been selected by the Environmental and Water Resources Institute to receive the 2016 Julian Hinds Award. The honor recognizes significant achievements that advance engineering in the field of planning, development and management of water resources.


UK Student Entrepreneurs Take First Place at Georgia Bowl

A team of University of Kentucky students captured first place this past weekend at the Georgia Bowl intercollegiate entrepreneurship competition hosted by Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia.


New Engineering Student Commons Named in Honor of Asit K. Ray

A new student commons named after Asit K. Ray, longtime University of Kentucky chemical engineering professor who passed away in November 2014, opened Friday in F. Paul Anderson Tower.