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Engineering Raised Over $1 Million from 585 Donors on One Day for UK

“Our engineering community never fails to come together for our students,” said Dean Rudy Buchheit. “I am thankful for everyone who participated in One Day for UK, especially in a year that has presented challenges to all of us.”

Professor I.S. Jawahir (right), conducting cryogenic material processing experiments with Daniel Caudill (left), Mechanical Engineering graduate research assistant. Pete Comparoni | UK Photo.

I. S. Jawahir Awarded the 2022 Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal

The SME Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal honors significant published research leading to a better understanding of materials, facilities, principles, operations and their application to improve manufacturing processes. Each year since 1957, one researcher is selected for this award.

PEIK Presents Federal and Utility Sponsored Research

Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) graduate students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering participated in-person at this year’s IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D) in New Orleans.

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Nathaniel Hudson

Nathaniel Hudson, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science, has been named a Diverse Rising Graduate Scholar by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Nominations were from all over the country, and only ten graduate students are chosen for the distinction each year.


Computer Science

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Janet Lumpp

Janet Lumpp has always had a knack for creating solutions to unique challenges. Eager to follow in her father’s footsteps, Lumpp knew she wanted to be an engineer from the time she was in middle school.


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty

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.


Mechanical Engineering

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