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.
Where Are They Now? Zeb Vance Chats from New York City
Zeb Vance likes to say he has studied everything – from algae to amyloids to acute myeloid leukemia. He credits the preparation he received during his undergraduate studies in the UK Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department for his adaptability. He believes that the diversity of the UK Biosystems Engineering degree is a huge selling point in the job market today.
Where Are They Now? An Interview from Poland
Somsubhra (Som) Chattopadhyay, a doctoral student in the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering from 2014-2017, caught up with us from Poland, where he now works.
Wildcat Pulling Team Earns National Acclaim
The University of Kentucky Wildcat Pulling Team returned to the national stage with an overall third-place outing in the 2022 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International 1/4-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition held June 2-6 in Peoria, Illinois.
L. Sebastian Bryson Named Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering
Bryson has taught at UK since 2006 and served as director of graduate studies for civil engineering since 2021.
Alexandre Martin Named University Research Professor for 2022-2023 Academic Year
Alexandre Martin, a professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been named one of 14 University Research Professors.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes Seven Engineering Students
Five University of Kentucky College of Engineering students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, two doctoral students received honorable mention recognition from the NSF.