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Michael T. Johnson Announced as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education and Student Success

Johnson currently serves as the chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and his associate dean appointment begins on July 1.


Kentucky, Tennessee GAME Change team wins NSF Engines Development Award

The University of Kentucky, as lead organization, together with partners across Kentucky and Tennessee, has been awarded $1 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Regional Innovation Engines, or NSF Engines, program.


Peng Wang Receives NSF CAREER Award

The CAREER Award is one of the "most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of their organization's mission," according to the NSF.


IEEE Student Chapter Places First at SoutheastCon

Recently, 16 students from the UK Engineering Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) student chapter traveled to Orlando, Florida, for IEEE’s SoutheastCon. 


Ph.D. student from Lebanon fulfills lifelong dream at UK

After receiving a fellowship from the University of Kentucky, Ashtarout Ammar decided to move halfway around the world to pursue her dream of earning a doctoral degree in engineering.


UK Engineering graduate makes history with $34.5 million gift to advance the college, support students

For their long-standing support, UK President Eli Capilouto recommended the college be named the Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering.


2023 College of Engineering Faculty Awards

The annual College of Engineering Faculty Awards ceremony was held on April 27 at Malone's Prime and Events. Awards were given in the areas of research, service and graduate studies.


Seven UK Engineering students, alumni awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Four engineering students and three engineering alumni have been awarded the coveted five-year fellowship. 


College of Engineering Inducts 2023 Class Into Hall of Distinction

Rob Beeler, Jack Cheng, Tracy Drain, Edward Foree, Vincent Holloway and Howard Moore were inducted into the Hall of Distinction on April 20, 2023. 


How UK research team is proving human hair can be used to repair Kentucky bridges, buildings

A research team in the College of Engineering is leading the charge on utilizing recycled human hair to help repair bridges and buildings across Kentucky and beyond.