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College of Engineering to Induct Five Alumni into Hall of Distinction

Formed in 1992, the Hall of Distinction now has 151 members.

Anthony Powell receives NASA’s Exceptional Service Medal for his pioneering research in silicon carbide semiconductors (2002). Photo by NASA.

Alumnus J. Anthony Powell Inducted into NASA Glenn Research Center Hall of Fame

Tony Powell (BSEE 1959) has been inducted into the NASA Glenn Research Center Hall of Fame as part of its 2021 class. 

Inductees are added to the Hall of Distinguished Alumni every five years.

Six Engineering Graduates Inducted into UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni

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

Spotlights

Yuxin He (Ph.D. CHE 2020)

Yuxin He graduated with her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky in 2020. She began working at Moderna in March 2021, where she is a senior engineer.


Chemical Engineering

Zachary Tyler (BSAE 2016)

Zachary Tyler has been hired as the city of Louisville's first Energy Manager


Kyra Seevers (BSCS 2020)

Kyra Seevers recently interviewed as a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship and has taken a position at Google’s Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus.