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L. Stanley Pigman Scholarships Available to Eastern Kentucky Students

January 12, 2021

Students majoring in any of UK’s engineering disciplines are eligible to be Pigman Scholars. Candidates must be a resident of Kentucky and have financial need.

Zach Agioutantis Named Associate Editor of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Journal

January 12, 2021

Agioutantis is the first faculty member to represent the University of Kentucky on the editorial board of the publication. 

UK CAER, Mining Collaborate to Launch New, Sustainable Electronics Recycling Program

October 26, 2020

Mining engineering professor Jack Groppo is spearheading an effort to turn domestic electronics waste into a Kentucky industry.

Silva and Agioutantis Receive $543,000 Alpha Foundation Project for Underground Mine Seals Integrity Assessment

October 12, 2020

The project is expected to start on November 1, 2020, and will span two years.

UK SME Chapter Receives Two Awards

September 28, 2020

The chapter won the SME Outstanding Student Chapter Award and the Mineral Education Coalition Outstanding Student chapter awards for the 2019-2020 school year.

Kentucky Professional Engineers in Mining (PEM) Seminar to be Held Virtually September 11

September 07, 2020

Attendees receive professional development credit which can be applied toward the requirement for maintaining professional engineering licensure.

Sottile, Schafrik, and Agioutantis receive $643,000 NIOSH Contract for Autonomous Shuttle Car Docking

September 02, 2020

The project began on September 1, 2020, and will span two years.

Agioutantis and Schafrik Receive New Alpha Foundation Grant

September 01, 2020

The project is titled, “Comprehensive atmospheric monitoring in underground coal mines: long term critical trend analysis and tablet-based communication.”

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.