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.
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.
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.
Jeremiah Fugate, recent graduate of the mechanical engineering master's program at the University of Kentucky, won first prize in the research poster session at the 7th International Conference on Forest Fire Research in Coimbra, Portugal, held Nov. 17-21.