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Dr. Caigang Zhu receives NIBIB Trailblazer Award

Caigang Zhu, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received a National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Trailblazer R21 Award for developing novel optical metabolic strategies to provide personalized radiotherapy for breast cancer patients. 

UK Student Projects Launched By NASA

This summer, eight undergraduate University of Kentucky College of Engineering students traveled to NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, to participate in RockOn and Rock Sat-X. Both programs allow college students interested in the aerospace industry to get hands-on experience with NASA launches.

Graduate Students Present Research at AIAA Aviation Forum

A group of University of Kentucky College of Engineering students and postdoctoral scholars presented their research at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aviation Forum and Exposition, in Chicago, IL.

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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

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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 and Aerospace Engineering

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