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UK and Fusion Cyber partner to close the cybersecurity talent gap

March 26, 2024

Fusion Cyber's Cyber Risk Management Framework Bootcamp provides multi-week programs in cyber risk competency. These independent programs are not UK credit-earning, and certificates are not UK-awarded. 

Vesuvius Challenge grand prize winners announced

February 05, 2024

The Vesuvius Challenge has announced the grand prize winners of its global AI contest to virtually unwrap a still-rolled carbonized papyrus scroll from the ancient city of Herculaneum. The virtual unwrapping software utilized in the contest was developed by Pigman Endowed Professor of Heritage Science Brent Seales. 

UK Researcher Developing Anti-tracking and Robocall-free Architecture

December 01, 2023

Assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science Yang Xiao and his team are tackling a long-standing privacy challenge faced by many people who use cell phones — mobile tracking and automatic voice calls, commonly known as robocalls.

Engineering Students Named Finalists at 5-Minunte Fast Track

October 30, 2023

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) named its ten finalists in the 5-Minute Fast Track Competition last week. Among those, were Sydney Chapman, a senior, majoring in computer science and Ashbey Manning, a senior, majoring in chemical engineering.

BREAKTHROUGH: Discovery made from within 2,000 year-old Herculaneum scrolls

October 16, 2023

The Herculaneum scrolls are among the most iconic and inaccessible of the world’s vast collection of damaged manuscripts, but since being burned and carbonized by the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE, they’ve been deemed “unreadable.” 

Until now. 

Xiao Receives NSF Grant to Address Privacy Problems in Mobile Networks

September 26, 2023

Yang Xiao first UK faculty to receive an award from the NSF's Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program. 

Herculaneum scrolls: A 20-year journey to read the unreadable

August 25, 2023

Restoring an ancient library from the ashes of Mount Vesuvius is now closer to a reality. To highlight the progress, this is the first in a four-video series featuring Brent Seales, University of Kentucky Alumni Professor in the Department of Computer Science

UK Invites Community to Celebrate its 100th E-Day Open House

February 26, 2023

A decades-long tradition, UK Engineering held its first E-Day on May 26, 1921. The university dismissed classes at noon to allow the community to tour the college and see its researchers and students in action. Now, an estimated 3,000 people attend E-Day each year.

UK NSBE Chapter Receives Living Legacy Award for Community Impact at MLK Legacy Luncheon

February 21, 2023

The University of Kentucky's Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) received the 2023 Living Legacy Award for Community Impact at the Second Annual MLK Legacy Luncheon on February 2, 2023.

Computer Science Student Abbie Davidson is the 1st Recipient of Esports Internship Fund

January 11, 2023

The University of Kentucky and Erin Ashley Simon announced UK freshman Abbie Davidson as the first recipient of the Erin Ashley Simon Esports Internship Fund, a scholarship created by the namesake UK alumna and leading woman in esports.