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Chandni Joshi Successfully Defends Dissertation at UK Paducah

The event marked the first time a Ph.D. student had made their defense at UK Paducah.


UK Launches Department of Engineering Technology in Partnership With BCTC, Toyota

The new department offers two four-year undergraduate degrees in lean systems engineering technology and computer engineering technology.


Nelson Akafuah Named Chair of New Department of Engineering Technology

Previously, Akafuah served as a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and associate director of IR4TD. He succeeds Kozo Saito, who served as director of IR4TD since 2007.


UK, UT-Knoxville, Army Collaborating on $50 Million Project to Advance US Manufacturing

Under this three-way partnership, UK’s project will receive approximately $23.8 million from the U.S. Department of Defense


Toyota’s Investment to Diversify Engineering Workforce

The Engineering Technology Department was made possible, in large part, to a $2.25 million gift from Toyota.


Young Alumni Philanthropy Council Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 Class

The inaugural Young Alumni Philanthropy Council class consisted of 24 alumni. The deadline for submitting applications is 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2021.


UK Hosts 1st Event at New WAARP Flight Facility

WAARP is located at North Farm off Ironworks Pike, a 971-hectare agricultural research facility operated by the University of Kentucky.


Wayne Sanderson Named "Great Teacher" by the UK Alumni Association

Wayne Sanderson knew at a young age that he had a gift, and that he wanted to be a mentor for the next generation.


Twenty-Two Students Participate in New Summer Undergraduate Research Program

The program developed thanks to a partnership between the Office of the Vice President for Research, the College of Engineering and different departments and faculty research labs.


Mary Shelman Elected UK Alumni Association President

Shelman received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1981 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987. She is also a 2021 recipient of the UK Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award.