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Steve Schafrik joins the Department of Mining Engineering

Dr. Steven Schafrik joined the Department of Mining Engineering in August 2017.

UK team places first in the 20th Carlson Senior Design Competition

Congratulations to our 2017 Seniors — Austin Miller, Cory Murphy, Cole Childress, and Jae Hong Song — who placed first in the 20th Carlson Senior Design Competition.

Johnson and Tyler Receive Fulbright Scholarships

University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that four UK graduates have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships and three have accepted the award.

Students Bring New-school Optimization to an Old School Radio Station

On March 7, 1988, WRFL (“Radio Free Lexington”) began broadcasting on 88.1 FM from the University of Kentucky campus. Since that day, the station has put a live human being in the DJ’s chair 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

UK Solar Car Team Places 7th in National Race

The Formula Sun Grand Prix, held at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, July 3-8, brought together 18 college teams competing in a challenge to design, build and race solar-powered cars.

PEIK Supported Solar Car Team Places Seventh in National Race

The Gato Del Sol V, the University of Kentucky Solar Car, which benefits of technical and financial support from PEIK, successfully completed the Formula Sun Grand Prix in Austin, TX on July 3-8.

Summer 2017 Power and Energy Experiences Course

The annual edition of the Power and Energy Experiences course took place in the first session of the summer term.

Boggess Awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

Grant Boggess, a recent University of Kentucky College of Engineering graduate, has received a $10,000 Tau Beta Pi Fellowship to attend graduate school at Rice University.

UK Mining Engineering, CAER - DOE Funding for Rare Earth Element Research

DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy recently announced that the three projects have been selected to receive approximately $3 million for research aimed at producing salable rare earth elements from domestic coal and coal by-products. UK’s Department of Mining Engineering is a partner on one of those projects while UK’s Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) is a partner on another project.