The Maurice A. Clay Awards recognize an outstanding graduating senior in each academic college at the University of Kentucky.
The NSF GRFP is the country’s oldest graduate fellowship program directly supporting graduate students since 1952.
The program was renewed by the National Science Foundation with an additional $3.5 million of support. Professor J. Todd Hastings serves as co-principal investigator.
Carson Labrado has made several outstanding contributions to research concerning cybersecurity for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and smart vehicles.
The 2020 inductees represent five different majors: chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.
On April 21st, The UK Solar Car Team will seek to raise $8,000 to support its ongoing activities. The team is preparing Gato Del Sol VI for the American Solar Challenge in July.
The team placed 19th among the 49 schools that competed. Several UK Engineering students participated in the competition.
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 PI for the project leading a team of researchers.
The award was conferred by the Technical Committee on Very Large Scale Integration (TCVLSI) of the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS).
“Knowing that Black people are succeeding and excelling despite oppression and inequality is so inspiring. Because I know what it feels like when you’re the only black girl in your classroom or in your department,” Savannah Lewis said. “We need to make engineering more inclusive, to bring varying perspectives and inspire generations to come.”