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KRUPS Team Receives ISSRDC Award

The University of Kentucky team that developed the Kentucky Re-entry and Universal Payload System (KRUPS) project received an Innovation and Technology Demonstration award at the International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISSRDC) in July 2022.

Kirsten Ford Places Second at Planetary Probe Workshop

Kirsten Ford, a University of Kentucky senior studying aerospace engineering, placed second for Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the 19th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-19) in Santa Clara, California on September 2.

Mechanical Engineering Alumni Promoted to Colonel of the U.S. Air Force

Michael B. Baker was promoted to Colonel of the United States Air Force on June 11, 2022.

Department Spotlights

Chess Necessary

In Chess Necessary’s mind, the University of Kentucky offered the ideal engineering school. Its biggest flaw, however, was that it was too close to home.


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Daniel Kennedy

Mechanical and computer engineering senior Daniel Kennedy, of Villa Hills, Kentucky, recently completed the 2020 Henry Clay Internship at NASA HQ.


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Eric Coleman

Eric Coleman (BSME '92) describes his life as blessed and part of a much bigger plan than even he could have imagined.


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