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Brenda Heeter—UK Staff Senate Outstanding Staff Award Recipient

November 03, 2017

The University of Kentucky Staff Senate named Brenda Heeter, administrative services associate for the Department of Mechanical Engineering, an Outstanding Staff Award and Student Recognition Winner. 

2017 Solar Eclipse Ballooning Team Recap – Ginny Smith

November 03, 2017

For the student-led University of Kentucky Solar Eclipse Ballooning Team, August 21 was the culmination of over 18 months of intense preparation for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Toyota Investing $1.25 Million to Create an Automotive Production Engineering Program at UK

October 30, 2017

Two of Kentucky’s economic engines are collaborating to graduate more engineers with automotive production training already under their belt, addressing a significant industry need in the nation’s third-largest auto-producing state.

Predicting How Healthy Your Heart Will be Years Down the Road

October 18, 2017

Picture this: you're battling heart failure and meeting with your doctor to discuss treatment. Before prescribing anything, the doctor pulls up a virtual model of your heart on her computer and "treats" it with several drugs. A few moments later, she can see how your heart is doing five years down the road.

Interim Dean Holloway Quoted in Article about Manufacturing in Kentucky

October 16, 2017

Based on a long list of projections by people who get paid to predict where Kentucky’s economy will be soon, the commonwealth’s major engineering schools need to crank out more and more graduates who can help establish the state as a leader in manufacturing.

Why Preparing Engineers and Computer Scientists Matters for Kentucky

October 13, 2017

Kentucky has the potential to become a leading force in advanced manufacturing – an industry priority for the Commonwealth and a critical element in our state’s future economic growth and prosperity.

Here’s How UK is Making Kentucky a World Leader in Manufacturing

October 06, 2017

Manufacturing Day℠, which occurs on the first Friday in October, is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. 

 

UK Alumnus on a Mission at SpaceX

September 26, 2017

When he was a little boy, he dreamed of being an astronaut. His earliest memory is watching a space shuttle light up the night sky as it was launched from Cape Canaveral. As he grew up, Jake Ingram realized maybe he isn’t destined to fly the spacecraft, but to build it instead.

Solar Eclipse Ballooning Team Recap - Ginny Smith

September 12, 2017

The Great American Eclipse of 2017 is in the books. For the student-led University of Kentucky Solar Eclipse Ballooning Team, August 21 was the culmination of over 18 months of intense preparation for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

UK Students Develop Small Spacecraft, Help Launch it From NASA Wallops

September 02, 2017

When you’re developing a small spacecraft that can withstand up to 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit while reentering the Earth’s atmosphere, a rocket launch is the only way to test your work.