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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes 5 Pigman College of Engineering students, alums

June 27, 2024

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced a total of eight students and recent graduates have been selected as award winners of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Of these eight, five were from the Pigman College of Engineering. 

Herrin elected Institute of Noise Control Engineering Fellow

June 25, 2024

The Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA (INCE-USA) Board of Directors has elected University of Kentucky’s David Herrin, professor of vibrations and acoustics in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, an INCE Fellow.

UK celebrates opening of engineering lab designed to advance US manufacturing

May 29, 2024

On May 29, the University of Kentucky’s Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Next Generation Additive Manufacturing Research Laboratory (NextGen AMRL), the newest addition to the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM).

2024 College of Engineering Faculty Awards

May 10, 2024

The annual College of Engineering Faculty Awards ceremony was held on April 25 at Malone's Prime and Events. Awards were given in the areas of research, service and graduate studies.

2 UK engineering students awarded 2024-25 Goldwater Scholarship

May 06, 2024

Asa O’Neal, in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Harrison Yang, in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, are 2024-25 recipients of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. 

UK grad ‘soars back’ after 40 years, becoming 1st to earn Ph.D. in aerospace engineering

April 30, 2024

“When I started at UK almost 45 years ago, I could not have imagined in my mind — nor even in any theoretical parallel universe — that I would be getting an aerospace Ph.D. from here,” Sinha said. “Much less to be the first recipient of the degree with an aerospace major. When you get older, you start to think about legacy, and this is a legacy that will endure.”

Pigman College of Engineering inducts 2024 class into Hall of Distinction

April 05, 2024

J. Chris Adkins, Ollie James Akel, Charles 'Rusty' Justice, Maj. Gen. Trey Rawls, David B. Servis and Anna C. Workman were inducted into the Pigman College of Engineering Hall of Distinction on April 18, 2024.

Celebrating twenty years of systems engineering

January 30, 2024

Over its 20-year history, UK systems engineering has challenged students to apply systems engineering principles and processes to complex multidisciplinary systems from Mars Airplane to Mars Medical, flying taxis and beyond.

Pigman College of Engineering researchers among top 2% of world’s most-cited

January 11, 2024

143 current UK scientists and scholars were included on the list compiled by Stanford University in a partnership with Elsevier, and 22 of those included are UK Pigman College of Engineering faculty. 

Stephens Launches NASA Propulsion Technology Outreach Program

December 06, 2023

Scott Stephens, professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, organized the NASA Propulsion Technology Outreach Program for high school students in eastern Kentucky.