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Johné Parker Named Acting Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Johné Parker, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been appointed Acting Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. Her appointment began on November 1, 2022. 


T2E Transitions High School Students into Engineers

On November 9, 2022, 175 high school students from all over the state of Kentucky came to the University of Kentucky College of Engineering campus for Transition to Engineering (T2E) Project Kickoff Day.


UK College of Engineering Hosts International Ablation Workshop

The Ablation Workshop took place on the University of Kentucky's campus on November 9-10, 2022. An international research community of scientists, engineers and students working on ablative thermal protection systems attended the event.


Center of Membrane Sciences Receive NSF EPSCoR Grant to Develop a Membrane Purification Platform

The goal of the project is to create a membrane-based downstream purification platform for large-scale continuous biomanufacturing of viral vectors and virus-like particles (VLPs).


Paducah Engineering Innovation Center is Unveiled to the Paducah Community

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering Paducah Campus celebrated the grand opening of the Paducah Engineering Innovation Center (PEIC) on October 27.


Military Career Opens Doors for Eastern Kentucky Engineering Student

Meet Donovan Dye, a husband, father, engineering student, and Air Force National Guardsman who served in Kuwait. Donovan is conducting undergraduate research with the UK Center for Applied Energy Research’s Carbon Materials Group.


Joyce Evans is Inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame

Joyce Evans, a senior research associate in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering from 1970 to 2019, was inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame in October.


The Engineering Student Council Receives Awards at the National Association of Engineering Student Councils Conference

Three students representing the University of Kentucky Engineering Student Council (ESC) attended the National Association of Engineering Student Councils (NAESC) East Regional Conference earlier this month at Louisiana Tech University.


Stewards of Infrastructure, the Environment and Communities

Kelly Pennell alongside Anna Hoover collaborated with researchers at Purdue University and Ohio State University on a recent publication titled: “Bystander Chemical Exposures and Injuries Associated with Nearby Plastic Sewer Pipe Manufacture: Public Health Practice and Lessons”.


Zach Agioutantis Receives Rock Mechanics Award from SME

Zach Agioutantis, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Mining Engineering, has received the Rock Mechanics Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME).