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SPARK Lab Extends Research on Innovative Electric Machines with QM Power Company

October 07, 2021

Dan M. Ionel, ECE Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power, director of the SPARK Lab and of the PEIK Institute, will serve as UK's principal investigator for the project.

AISM Lab Wins Outstanding Paper Award at NAMRC 49

October 05, 2021

The honor was awarded to the top paper related to manufacturing systems presented during the virtual conference.

Alumnus J. Anthony Powell Inducted into NASA Glenn Research Center Hall of Fame

September 28, 2021

Tony Powell (BSEE 1959) has been inducted into the NASA Glenn Research Center Hall of Fame as part of its 2021 class. 

Six Engineering Graduates Inducted into UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni

September 28, 2021

Hall of Distinguished Alumni inductees are honored for their meaningful contributions to the Commonwealth, nation and the world.

New NSF Sponsored Project to Research Smart Electric Motor-Drive Systems

September 27, 2021

The project is titled “Collaborative Research: Smart Coils for AC Motors,” and will be a collaboration with Kansas State University.

Ishan Thakkar Receives New NSF Award

September 24, 2021

The grant is in the amount of $300,000 and funding will span two years.

Donovin Lewis Awarded Otis A. Singletary Graduate Fellowship, Starts EE Ph.D. Program at UK

September 14, 2021

The fellowship honors Otis A. Singletary, the eighth president of the University of Kentucky.

ECE Undergraduate Bobby Bose Wins Best Paper Award at GLSVLSI’21

September 08, 2021

His paper was co-authored with electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Ishan Thakkar, with whom he is conducting research as an undergraduate.

LG&E and KU, UK CAER Collaborate to Create Net-Negative CO2 Emissions

September 08, 2021

In addition to capturing CO2, the system will produce two value-added streams, hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2,) which can be sold to offset the cost of CO2 capture.

Rosemary Alden Receives IEEE PES GM Poster Award and Starts EE Ph.D. Program at UK

September 07, 2021

This is the second year in a row Alden has been awarded at IEEE PES GM for her undergraduate research work.