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Savio Poovathingal Receives DEPSCOR Award to Model Hypersonic Environments

Savio Poovathingal received a three-year $600,000 award from the Department of Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) for his project titled, “Fragmentation and melting of ice particles subjected to hypersonic aerothermodynamic environments.” Poovathingal is an assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering.


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.


LG&E and KU and PEIK Renew Multi-year Collaboration Focused on Integration of Renewables

Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities (LG&E and KU), part of the PPL Corporation family of companies, and the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) at the University of Kentucky have renewed their multi-year research-sponsored agreement.


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.


Don Colliver Named 'Distinguished Lecturer' in ASHRAE

Don Colliver has been named a Distinguished Lecturer in ASHRAE.


UK Solar Car Team Places Third in Two Races

The University of Kentucky Solar Car team won third place in both the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) on July 7, 2022 and the American Solar Challenge (ASC) on July 16, 2022.
 


Western Kentucky Tornadoes Spur Engineering Undergrad Research

Garrett Demaree, a senior from Vevay, Indiana, pursuing a degree in civil engineering, feels a calling to do what engineers do best — work to understand and solve some of society’s most complex issues.


NSF-funded Surface Engineering Research to Contribute to Air Safety

Did you know, in 2019, the Aerospace Industry Association (AIA) reported nearly 30% of uncontained engine failures are caused by machining and finishing process-induced abnormalities?


Tiffany Messer Recieves the Gale A. Holloway Professional Development Award

The award recognizes her exemplary support of career development and membership activities for ASABE student members at local, section, and national levels.