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Zach Agioutantis Named Department of Mining Engineering Chair

July 10, 2020

Agioutantis joined UK in October 2014 after serving as a professor at the Technical University of Crete (TUC) in Greece for over 25 years.

2020 College of Engineering Tau Beta Pi and Department Awards

April 27, 2020

Despite the cancellation of the annual UK College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, each department and Tau Beta Pi have named awardees. 

UK College of Engineering Announces 35 Pigman Scholars for 2020-2021 Academic Year

April 23, 2020

The scholarships are renewable up to four years and the annual amounts to be given range from $1,000 - $15,000, with 25 of the 35 to receive at least $5,000.

UK, Lexmark Form Technology Partnership

April 23, 2020

The project led by assistant professor Joshua Werner and explores the recovery and recycling of precious metals. This agreement is related to and in support of a framework agreement with Lexmark for sponsored research and professional services.

Zach Agioutantis Wins Excellence in Research Award

March 07, 2020

In the past five years, Dr. Agioutantis has secured research funds totaling over $3.9 million ($3.2 as PI and $700,000 as co-PI) with a personal share of approximately $2 million.

College of Engineering Celebrates Co-op/Intern of the Year Awards

November 11, 2019

The winners were nominated by their co-op supervisors. Each received high praise from their employers.

Steven Schafrik Receives $750,000 Alpha Grant

November 01, 2019

Schafrik and his collaborators propose the development of a robotic assembly capable of carrying out the entire sequence of roof bolting operations autonomously.

RescuKats Compete at 2019 Mine Rescue National Championship

October 02, 2019

Such competitions allow teams to improve through an honest assessment of their abilities under stressful conditions.

SME Norwood Chapter to Receive Awards at 2020 SME Annual Conference

September 26, 2019

Chapter officers will receive both awards at the SME 2020 Annual Conference and Expo in Phoenix, Arizona February 23-26, 2020.

Schafrik Awarded NIOSH Grant for Maintenance-Free Filter

September 01, 2019

Schafrik's project seeks to commercialize an efficient maintenance-free filter for continuous miner scrubber systems.