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2019 College of Engineering Lyman T. Johnson Award Winners

Mfon-Abasi Itama (BSME ‘19) and Dominique R. Wright (BSME ‘08) were honored at the 29th annual Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Awards Banquet. 

Open Faculty Positions in the CS Department

Two faculty positions are open, both with start dates of August 2020.

Sarah K. Lami Wins Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure Image Contest Award

Lami will receive up to $1,000 for travel to a professional conference of her choosing.

New Grant Will Advance UK CAER’s Innovative Carbon Dioxide Capture Research

The $2.7 million project includes DOE funding and industry and university cost-share.

CE 599 Teams Create Handwashing Stations for Mid-Semester Projects

Introduction to Humanitarian Engineering is taught by Department of Civil Engineering assistant professor Shakira Hobbs.

Mike Detisch Wins Best Poster and Travel Awards in Portugal

Materials engineering doctoral student Mike Detisch won two awards at the Imagine Membrane Conference in Horta, Portugal, in September.

Brent Seales Using Light Brighter Than the Sun to Read Herculaneum Scrolls

Using cutting-edge technology, Seales is creating a comprehensive catalog of Herculaneum papyri.

UK Receives Grant to Help in the Development of Kentucky’s Research Computing CI

James Griffioen, computer science professor and director of the UK Center for Computational Sciences, will be on the new Kentucky Research Computing team.

$3 Million NSF Grant to Support the Next Generation of Kentucky Food, Energy and Water Systems Innovators

UK faculty members Carmen Agouridis and Isabel Escobar will be involved with the project.

UK Researchers Studying Better Ways to Detect Worms in Apples

Faculty members Akinbode Adedeji and  Kevin Donohue are developing ways to keep healthy U.S. apples in the supply chain.