In Memory of Dr. Hans Gesund
On March 17, the University and the College of Engineering’s longest-serving faculty member, Hans Gesund, passed away at age 94.
Jesse Hoagg Named Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Jesse Hoagg, the Donald and Gertrude Lester Professor, has been named Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, effective July 1. He will serve as Acting Chair starting April 1.
ChemE Car Takes First Place at Regional Competition
Kentucky Fried Chemicals takes first in the Southern Region at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) ChemE Car Competition.
UK Colleges and Appalachian communities partner to reduce exposure to chemicals in drinking water
A recent National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIEHS) Environmental Health Chat podcast features an NIH-funded study that brings together multiple UK colleges and community partners to tackle real-world environmental health challenges.
Chemical Engineering Students Present at 2023 Posters at the Capitol
Three engineering students were selected to present their research at the Kentucky State Capitol on March 2.
UK freshman awarded prestigious national aerospace fellowship
University of Kentucky freshman Lordina Mensah recently became the university's first student to be accepted into the Patti Grace Smith Fellowship, a nationally competitive aerospace fellowship program.
UK Invites Community to Celebrate its 100th E-Day Open House
A decades-long tradition, UK Engineering held its first E-Day on May 26, 1921. The university dismissed classes at noon to allow the community to tour the college and see its researchers and students in action. Now, an estimated 3,000 people attend E-Day each year.
UK Researchers are Leaders in Recovering Materials that Power our World
No matter who you talk to in the manufacturing, energy and industrial fields the same themes arise. Renewable energy and new, “green” materials are important to their missions and, ultimately, their customers.
UK NSBE Chapter Receives Living Legacy Award for Community Impact at MLK Legacy Luncheon
The University of Kentucky's Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) received the 2023 Living Legacy Award for Community Impact at the Second Annual MLK Legacy Luncheon on February 2, 2023.
Sheng Tong Wins NIH Award for Innovative Gene Editing Approach to Treat Blood Disorders
Sheng Tong, associate professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, and a multi-disciplinary team, including Ying Liang, associate professor in the College of Medicine, has won a National Institute of Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute R21 Award for his cutting-edge work on gene editing techniques to treat genetic blood disorders.