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Off-the-Grid: UK Energy Club Leads Charge for Solar-Powered Umbrellas on Campus

University of Kentucky College of Engineering students in the Energy Club built partnerships that led to the installation of eight solar-powered umbrellas with device-charging capabilities on campus.


ChemE Car Team Places Fifth at AIChE Chem-E-Car Competition

The University of Kentucky ChemE Car team recently competed at the National American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Competition in Phoenix, Arizona, where they placed fifth out of 40 universities worldwide.


YuMing Zhang Named IEEE Fellow for Robotics and Automations Research

YuMing Zhang, James R. Boyd Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been named a 2023 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.


How UK Researchers and Partners are Working to Reduce, Eliminate Carbon Emissions

University of Kentucky researchers at the PPL Corporation R&D Center in Lexington, KY, concluded an annual program research meeting with Carbon Management Research Group (CMRG), a collaborative industrial-state-federal partnership.


UK researchers, community partners tackle health threats from 'forever chemicals'

Nearly every person in the United States has been exposed to per- and polyfluorinated alky substances (PFAS) at some point in their life. These “forever chemicals” are the focus of a targeted investigation by University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) researchers who are working collaboratively with community partners to protect Kentuckians.


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.