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Joyce Evans is Inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame

Joyce Evans, a senior research associate in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering from 1970 to 2019, was inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame in October.


The Engineering Student Council Receives Awards at the National Association of Engineering Student Councils Conference

Three students representing the University of Kentucky Engineering Student Council (ESC) attended the National Association of Engineering Student Councils (NAESC) East Regional Conference earlier this month at Louisiana Tech University.


Stewards of Infrastructure, the Environment and Communities

Kelly Pennell alongside Anna Hoover collaborated with researchers at Purdue University and Ohio State University on a recent publication titled: “Bystander Chemical Exposures and Injuries Associated with Nearby Plastic Sewer Pipe Manufacture: Public Health Practice and Lessons”.


Zach Agioutantis Receives Rock Mechanics Award from SME

Zach Agioutantis, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Mining Engineering, has received the Rock Mechanics Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME).


Graduate Students Present Work at Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing

Four graduate students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering traveled to Berlin, Germany to present their work at the Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing in October, 2022.


UK at the Half: Researchers develop antiviral face mask

For this "UK at the Half," University of Kentucky College of Engineering Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., and doctoral student Rollie Mills, discuss the medical face mask membrane they have developed. The membrane can capture and deactivate the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on contact.


Engineering Students and Alumni Were Honored at the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards Program

Seun Adekunle, a computer science student, Maya Bentley Anthony, a biosystems engineering graduate, Jayla McCoy, a mechanical engineering student and Austin Mitchell, a civil engineering graduate were honored during the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards program Friday, Oct. 14 at the Gatton Student Center.


The Young Alumni Philanthropy Council Funds Nine Student Projects

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Young Alumni Philanthropy Council (YAPCO) selected nine college projects to receive funding during its Fall 2022 meeting on September 30, 2022.

 


Researchers Attended the 42nd International Symposium Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants

Kelly Pennell, Professor and Director of the University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) and a team of researchers from the Department of Civil Engineering traveled to New Orleans to participate in the 42nd International Symposium Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants.


Michael Renfro Named Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Facilities

Michael Renfro has been named the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Facilities at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering.