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The RescuKats Return with Heavy Hearts

November 22, 2021

The University of Kentucky RescuKats mine rescue team returned to in-person competition with heavy hearts following the passing of their beloved trainer and mentor Danny Knott.

Six Engineering Graduates Inducted into UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni

September 28, 2021

Hall of Distinguished Alumni inductees are honored for their meaningful contributions to the Commonwealth, nation and the world.

UK SME Chapter Receives 2021 MEC Student Chapter Award

September 24, 2021

UK’s SME chapters received the award in 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020 and now in 2021.

UK to Partner with MP Materials on Department of Energy Award

August 10, 2021

The project seeks to extract rare earths from fossil fuel waste streams to diversify the supply base and provide economic opportunity for depressed communities. 

Doug Kreis Named Director of Kentucky Transportation Center

July 06, 2021

KTC welcomed Doug Kreis as its new Director on July 1, 2021. He succeeds Joseph Crabtree, who retired after serving as the Center’s Director since 2010.

Spring 2021 Dean's List Includes 960 Engineering Students

June 24, 2021

To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes. 

Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar Scheduled for August 27

June 23, 2021

The seminar will be held in person and virtually at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.

Zach Agioutantis Selected to Receive 2020 Stephen McCann Award

April 06, 2021

The PCMIA annually recognizes an individual for his/her exemplary contributions to minerals education.

Jhon Silva-Castro Assumes Responsibilities as Director of Graduate Studies

April 04, 2021

Silva joined the department as an assistant professor in 2013 and maintains an active research group.

PEIK, KIAC Receive Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Award

March 09, 2021

The Community Environmental Luminary Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in education and outreach.