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Nelson Akafuah Named Chair of New Department of Engineering Technology

Previously, Akafuah served as a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and associate director of IR4TD. He succeeds Kozo Saito, who served as director of IR4TD since 2007.

Professor I.S. Jawahir (right), conducting cryogenic material processing experiments with Daniel Caudill (left), Mechanical Engineering graduate research assistant. Pete Comparoni | UK Photo.

UK, UT-Knoxville, Army Collaborating on $50 Million Project to Advance US Manufacturing

Under this three-way partnership, UK’s project will receive approximately $23.8 million from the U.S. Department of Defense

WINDMAP is part of a NASA-sponsored multi-university research collaboration to improve weather awareness for drones, air taxis and urban flight management. Photo by Eric Sanders.

UK Hosts 1st Event at New WAARP Flight Facility

WAARP is located at North Farm off Ironworks Pike, a 971-hectare agricultural research facility operated by the University of Kentucky.

Department Spotlights

Daniel Kennedy

Mechanical and computer engineering senior Daniel Kennedy, of Villa Hills, Kentucky, recently completed the 2020 Henry Clay Internship at NASA HQ.


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Eric Coleman

Eric Coleman (BSME '92) describes his life as blessed and part of a much bigger plan than even he could have imagined.


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Alumni

Sydney Litterer

A mechanical engineering degree and a peace studies certificate have paved a career path for alumna Sydney Litterer (BSME 2019).


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