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Fall 2022 Dean's List Includes 1,034 Engineering Students

January 09, 2023

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Fall 2022 semester. A total of 5,631 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 1,034 were from the College of Engineering.

‘You’re worthy.’ UK Grad Determined to Change the Face of Engineering

December 13, 2022

It’s a feeling of accomplishment unlike any other — walking across the Commencement stage, outstretched hand reaching for that coveted diploma. Savannah Lewis has been envisioning that moment for quite some time. Now, she’s just a few days away from becoming a University of Kentucky graduate.

Off-the-Grid: UK Energy Club Leads Charge for Solar-Powered Umbrellas on Campus

December 13, 2022

University of Kentucky College of Engineering students in the Energy Club built partnerships that led to the installation of eight solar-powered umbrellas with device-charging capabilities on campus.

YuMing Zhang Named IEEE Fellow for Robotics and Automations Research

December 08, 2022

YuMing Zhang, James R. Boyd Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been named a 2023 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.

The Engineering Student Council Receives Awards at the National Association of Engineering Student Councils Conference

November 09, 2022

Three students representing the University of Kentucky Engineering Student Council (ESC) attended the National Association of Engineering Student Councils (NAESC) East Regional Conference earlier this month at Louisiana Tech University.

KRUPS Team Receives ISSRDC Award

September 20, 2022

The University of Kentucky team that developed the Kentucky Re-entry and Universal Payload System (KRUPS) project received an Innovation and Technology Demonstration award at the International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISSRDC) in July 2022.

SPARK and PEIK EE Researcher Receives Poster Award at IEEE 2022 PES GM Conference

September 20, 2022

This is the third consecutive year with such success for SPARK Lab students advised by Dan M. Ionel, ECE Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power.

Biyun Xie Receives NSF Foundational Research in Robotics Award

September 12, 2022

Biyun Xie, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received a three-year $499,365 award from the NSF Foundational Research in Robotics program for her project titled, “Autonomous Fault-Tolerant Operation of Redundant Robotic Arms.” Xie is the PI, and Jiangbiao He is the Co-PI.

LG&E and KU and PEIK Renew Multi-year Collaboration Focused on Integration of Renewables

August 09, 2022

Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities (LG&E and KU), part of the PPL Corporation family of companies, and the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) at the University of Kentucky have renewed their multi-year research-sponsored agreement.

UK Solar Car Team Places Third in Two Races

August 04, 2022

The University of Kentucky Solar Car team won third place in both the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) on July 7, 2022 and the American Solar Challenge (ASC) on July 16, 2022.