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Kirsten Ford Places Second at Planetary Probe Workshop

Kirsten Ford, a University of Kentucky senior studying aerospace engineering, placed second for Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the 19th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-19) in Santa Clara, California on September 2.

Biyun Xie Receives NSF Foundational Research in Robotics Award

Biyun Xie, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received a three-year $499,365 award from the NSF Foundational Research in Robotics program for her project titled, “Autonomous Fault-Tolerant Operation of Redundant Robotic Arms.” Xie is the PI, and Jiangbiao He is the Co-PI.

Computer Science Graduate Premieres Feature Film September 15th at the Kentucky Theater

Dane Sears, a 2021 Computer Science alum, is the writer and director of a suspense thriller that will premiere at the Kentucky Theatre on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

Mechanical Engineering Alumni Promoted to Colonel of the U.S. Air Force

Michael B. Baker was promoted to Colonel of the United States Air Force on June 11, 2022.

We’re Hosting Two At-Home Football Tailgate Parties This Year

The UK College of Engineering is hosting two Tailgate Tent Parties this year! Join us for tailgate food, games, giveaways, and good times. All College of Engineering alumni, faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. Food and drinks will be served at no cost.

Faraneh Fathi Named Halcomb Fellow

Faraneh Fathi, a doctoral student in Biomedical Engineering, has received the Halcomb Fellowship in Medicine and Engineering for the 2022-2023 academic year.

NSF-Funded Engineering Research to Combat Medical Device Infections

Martha Grady, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is the recipient of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for her recent project, “Mechanical Mechanisms of Biofilm Survival on Implant Surfaces."


Bertucci named UK’s 1st Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Scholar

Lucas Bertucci, a University of Kentucky chemical engineering senior from Louisville, Kentucky, has been named the university’s first Lee T. Todd, Jr. Student Innovation Scholarship recipient. 

First Class of Karen and Stanley Pigman Engineering Technology Scholars Arrive on UK’s campus

On August 13, 2022 the first cohort of students in the University of Kentucky’s new Engineering Technology program moved into Woodland Glen III.

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.”