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Sidrah Liaqat Receives First Place during CCS Poster Competition

Liaqat’s poster was titled, “Predicting ASD Diagnosis in Children with Synthetic and Image-based Eye Gaze Data.”


Guigen Zhang Elected Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering

Election to FBSE is the highest honor bestowed to a member of the international community engaged in biomaterials research.


Simone Silvestri Co-PI on $1.5 Million NSF Award to Form Smart and Connected Farms

The project contributes to Silvestri's work in applying novel communication technologies to cyber-physical systems towards solving interdisciplinary research problems.


Luke Fortner Named Wuerffel Trophy Semifinalist

The UK senior offensive guard has been named one of the nine semifinalists for The 2020 Wuerffel Trophy, known as "College Football's Premier Award for Community Service."


PEIK, LG&E and KU Collaborative Research on Utility-Scale Batteries Receives IEEE Paper Award

The manuscript is titled "Incorporating Battery Energy Storage Systems into Multi-MW Grid Connected PV Systems."


Zhu Receives Igniting Research Collaborations Pilot Grant

Zhu's project is titled “Optical imaging of radiation-induced metabolic changes in human breast cancer organotypic tumor slices to predict radiotherapy response.”


Annamalai Receives Igniting Research Collaborations Pilot Grant

Annamalai's project is titled “Effect of mechanical strain on myokine secretion and its role in diabetic bone disease.”


Sridhar Sunderam Involved in Two New Grants

A major focus in Sunderam’s lab is how sleep is affected in disorders of the brain--specifically epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease--and whether improving sleep can produce beneficial outcomes.


Dusan Sekulic Part of NASA Teleconference on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

Since 2017, Sekulic has been leading an estimated $1 million international research project funded by NASA and the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities in Russia.  


UK Researchers Advancing Wastewater Testing to Track COVID-19

Faculty members Scott Berry and Shakira Hobbs are testing a new technology to evaluate wastewater to track community presence of COVID-19.