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UK Engineering Professor John Balk Wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award

John Balk, professor of materials engineering in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, has been named a 2017 SEC (Southeastern Conference) Faculty Achievement Award winner.


2017 Mining Foundation Distinguished Lecture: Mr. John Mansanti, 2017 SME President will give "A Rocky Mountain Hi!"

Please join us for this year's Mining Foundation Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 27 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.


IEEE UK Student Branch Participates in SoutheastCon 2017

Fourteen students from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering traveled to Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) SoutheastCon 2017 in Charlotte, N.C. March 30 – April 2. Students participated in a variety of competitions: hardware competition, software competition, ethics competition, student paper competition, t-shirt design competition and website competition.


SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest

The SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Spring Contest will be held on April 1, 2017 at the Clarion Hotel Conference Center-North (1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Kentucky 40511).


UK Mens Team Places 2nd in Mucking Competition

Mining students from across the world (Australia, Brazil, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the US) and 17 universities visited Lexington last week as the UK Muckin’ Wildcats Mining Team hosted the International Intercollegiate Mining Competition from March 22-26.


Students From Across the Globe Competing in International Mining Competition at UK

Mining students from across the world and 17 universities will visit Lexington this week as the UK Muckin’ Wildcats Mining Team hosts the International Intercollegiate Mining Competition from March 22-26.


UK Professor Selected for Team Aligning Higher Ed With Manufacturing Workforce Needs

University of Kentucky College of Engineering Associate Professor Fazleena Badurdeen is one of six educators selected for a national expert educator team to align higher education curricula with manufacturing workforce needs.


2nd place for the Mine Design team @SME

A team of mining engineering student from our department placed second at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Student Design Team Competition held in conjunction with the SME Annual Conference in Denver in February 2017.


Doing Good: UK Students Create an App for That

University of Kentucky students devote more than 100,000 hours to service each year. Some students bust out their dance moves #FTK and some deliver meals through the UK Campus Kitchen. UK engineering students are making a difference in their own way — developing software and apps that help people do good.


E-Day Open House Offers Hands-on Engineering

Engineers Day, better known as E-Day, is February 25, 2017, from 9 am to 1 pm. This open house showcases the diversity of research in the UK College of Engineering. The event, sponsored by Lexmark, offers interactive displays for school-age children in six buildings across campus.