Jim McDonough, professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Mechanical Engineering, is retiring at the end of the fall semester. McDonough has taught at UK since 1990 and enjoyed a 50-year career in academia and industry.
University of Kentucky computer science students excelled at the Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting's Student Competition held November 2-3 at Western Kentucky University.
More than 3,900 students, undergraduate and graduate, are currently enrolled in the college, but the goal is to reach 6,000 by 2025.
On November 27, the UK College of Engineering held a live Q&A event on YouTube with our student ambassadors. They shared their UK Engineering experiences and answered questions submitted by the online audience. Click to watch the entire video.
The tool attempts to predict how many accidents could be avoided by using autonomous vehicles instead of human drivers based on a wide variety of factors.
Three recent NASA EPSCoR proposals have been selected for $100,000 awards. All of these projects are managed under the NASA Kentucky programs.
Departments looking for talented faculty include biomedical engineering, chemical and materials engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering and mining engineering.
The new positions are part of the UK College of Engineering's initiative to hire 20 new faculty members in the coming year.
NOW HIRING: Department of Mechanical Engineering hiring five faculty positions for 2019-2020 Academic Year
Four of the positions are tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level, although exceptional candidates at the associate professor level or higher will also be considered.
The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in materials engineering at the assistant professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019.