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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.


Doug Kreis Named Director of Kentucky Transportation Center

KTC welcomed Doug Kreis as its new Director on July 1, 2021. He succeeds Joseph Crabtree, who retired after serving as the Center’s Director since 2010.


Sebastian Bryson Promoted, Becomes First Black Full Professor in College’s History

Earlier this year, Bryson was granted Diplomate, Geotechnical Engineering (D.GE) certification by the Academy of Geo-Professionals.


Zongming Fei Assumes Role as Computer Science Department Chair

Zongming Fei, professor of computer science at the University of Kentucky, is the new chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Computer Science. He has taught at UK since 2000.


Spring 2021 Dean's List Includes 960 Engineering Students

To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes. 


Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar Scheduled for August 27

The seminar will be held in person and virtually at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.


Hybrid Balloon/Glider System Tests NASA-Supported Turbulence Detection Technology

Sean Bailey, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is principal investigator for a wind probe from the University of Kentucky.


UK Partners With NASA to Help Launch $15 Million Space Technology Research Institute

Led by professor Alexandre Martin, the UK team comprises faculty members in mechanical engineering and materials engineering. 


Luis Sanchez Giraldo Awarded Department of Defense DEPSCoR Grant

Nathan Jacobs, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, will serve as co-investigator and senior mentor.