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Pigman College of Engineering inducts 2024 class into Hall of Distinction

April 05, 2024

J. Chris Adkins, Ollie James Akel, Charles 'Rusty' Justice, Maj. Gen. Trey Rawls, David B. Servis and Anna C. Workman were inducted into the Pigman College of Engineering Hall of Distinction on April 18, 2024.

Carter Boggess wins ACT Entertainment grand MA3 Programming Contest

January 29, 2024

Boggess, a sophomore from Lexington, took top prize in the lighting programming competition for college students across the country. 

Pigman College of Engineering researchers among top 2% of world’s most-cited

January 11, 2024

143 current UK scientists and scholars were included on the list compiled by Stanford University in a partnership with Elsevier, and 22 of those included are UK Pigman College of Engineering faculty. 

PEIK and SPARK Researchers Receive IEEE EMC ECCE Paper Award

January 11, 2024

Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) and SPARK Lab researchers received from the IEEE Industry Applications Society Electric Machines Committee (EMC) the Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) Second Prize Paper Award for the article: “Winding Losses in Coreless Axial Flux PM Machines with Wave and Spiral PCB Stator Topologies”.

Cramer Named New Chair of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

December 07, 2023

TVA Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Aaron Cramer has been named the next chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Cramer will assume this role effective Jan. 1, 2024.

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Awarded Millions Over Five Months

December 01, 2023

Since May 2023, UK Pigman College of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty have received millions in grants and awards from the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research and more.

PEIK Presents Record High Number of Papers at the Large IEEE ECCE Congress and Exposition

November 30, 2023

Faculty affiliated with the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) together with many PhD students contributed a record number of sixteen papers to this year’s edition of the IEEE ECCE Congress.

Record Number of Power and Energy Certificates Awarded

November 17, 2023

In the 2022-23 academic year, a record number of 66 certificates in power and energy were awarded. This is the largest number of certificates awarded in the history of the program. 

PEIK and SPARK Researchers Recieve Best Paper Award

November 17, 2023

Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) and SPARK Laboratory researchers received a best paper award at the 2023 International Conference on Renewable Energy Applications (ICRERA).

Engineering Students Named Winners at Sustainability Showcase

October 30, 2023

Engineering students McKenna Clinch and Donovin Lewis were named winners at the third annual sustainability research poster competition.