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BCTC Prepares High School Students for Careers in Engineering Technology

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) introduced sixteen high school students to careers in Engineering Technology through a four-day, program at the Georgetown-Scott County Campus with hands-on activities and discussions with industry-leading companies.


Wildcat Network Connects UK Alumni, Students, Friends in Online Community

Wildcat Network, a new networking platform, has launched and you’re invited to join.


Stephen Ware’s NSF-funded Research Trains Police in De-escalation

For police officers, de-escalation training is critical — greatly reducing the use of force and the likelihood that anyone will be hurt during a confrontation. But preparing for a peaceful end can be challenging when officers can find themselves in a variety of scenarios. That’s where Assistant Professor Stephen Ware comes in.


UK College of Engineering Announces 27 Pigman Scholars for 2022-2023 Academic Year

The scholarships are renewable for up to four years and the annual amounts to be given range from $10,000 - $19,000.


Simone Silvestri to Give Keynote at WiSARN 2022

Simone Silvestri, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, is the keynote speaker at the 15th IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Sensor, Robot and UAV Networks (WiSARN 2022).


Thomas Novak to Retire after 12 Years of Service

After nearly 12 years of service at the Department of Mining Engineering, Thomas Novak will retire this summer.


Spotlight on STEMgiQueers

STEMgiQueers is the College of Engineering's student organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersexed, Androgynous, or other gender/queer questioning students and allies of the LGBTQIA* community.


Brittany E. Givens Received the ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

Brittany E. Givens, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, received the 2022 Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.


Mechanical Engineering Graduate Trainees Speak at the Society for Experimental Mechanics Annual Conference

Maria Hessin, a graduate student, J.D. Boyd, a postdoctoral scholar, and Laura Waldman, a postdoctoral scholar, all in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, gave talks at the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Isabel Escobar to Serve as Chellgren Chair, Director of the Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence

University of Kentucky Senior Associate Provost for Administration and Academic Affairs Kathryn M. Cardarelli sent the following email to UK faculty on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.