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2023 College of Engineering Faculty Awards

The annual College of Engineering Faculty Awards ceremony was held on April 27 at Malone's Prime and Events. Awards were given in the areas of research, service and graduate studies.


Seven UK Engineering students, alumni awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Four engineering students and three engineering alumni have been awarded the coveted five-year fellowship. 


College of Engineering Inducts 2023 Class Into Hall of Distinction

Rob Beeler, Jack Cheng, Tracy Drain, Edward Foree, Vincent Holloway and Howard Moore were inducted into the Hall of Distinction on April 20, 2023. 


How UK research team is proving human hair can be used to repair Kentucky bridges, buildings

A research team in the College of Engineering is leading the charge on utilizing recycled human hair to help repair bridges and buildings across Kentucky and beyond.


UK student design teams win 2 national competitions

Two teams, comprised of undergraduate students with the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, claimed victory in two national design competitions.


LG&E and KU, EPRI, UK Engineering begin industry-leading research

Groundbreaking energy research that could lead to the first-of-its-kind deployment of carbon capture technology at a natural gas combined-cycle power plant is underway in Kentucky.


In Memory of Dr. Hans Gesund

On March 17, the University and the College of Engineering’s longest-serving faculty member, Hans Gesund, passed away at age 94.


Jesse Hoagg Named Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Jesse Hoagg, the Donald and Gertrude Lester Professor, has been named Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, effective July 1. He will serve as Acting Chair starting April 1.


ChemE Car Takes First Place at Regional Competition

Kentucky Fried Chemicals takes first in the Southern Region at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) ChemE Car Competition.


UK Colleges and Appalachian communities partner to reduce exposure to chemicals in drinking water

A recent National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIEHS) Environmental Health Chat podcast features an NIH-funded study that brings together multiple UK colleges and community partners to tackle real-world environmental health challenges.