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Silva and Agioutantis Receive $543,000 Alpha Foundation Project for Underground Mine Seals Integrity Assessment

October 12, 2020

The project is expected to start on November 1, 2020, and will span two years.

UK SME Chapter Receives Two Awards

September 28, 2020

The chapter won the SME Outstanding Student Chapter Award and the Mineral Education Coalition Outstanding Student chapter awards for the 2019-2020 school year.

Kentucky Professional Engineers in Mining (PEM) Seminar to be Held Virtually September 11

September 07, 2020

Attendees receive professional development credit which can be applied toward the requirement for maintaining professional engineering licensure.

Sottile, Schafrik, and Agioutantis receive $643,000 NIOSH Contract for Autonomous Shuttle Car Docking

September 02, 2020

The project began on September 1, 2020, and will span two years.

Agioutantis and Schafrik Receive New Alpha Foundation Grant

September 01, 2020

The project is titled, “Comprehensive atmospheric monitoring in underground coal mines: long term critical trend analysis and tablet-based communication.”

Zach Agioutantis Named Department of Mining Engineering Chair

July 10, 2020

Agioutantis joined UK in October 2014 after serving as a professor at the Technical University of Crete (TUC) in Greece for over 25 years.

2020 College of Engineering Tau Beta Pi and Department Awards

April 27, 2020

Despite the cancellation of the annual UK College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, each department and Tau Beta Pi have named awardees. 

UK College of Engineering Announces 35 Pigman Scholars for 2020-2021 Academic Year

April 23, 2020

The scholarships are renewable up to four years and the annual amounts to be given range from $1,000 - $15,000, with 25 of the 35 to receive at least $5,000.

UK, Lexmark Form Technology Partnership

April 23, 2020

The project led by assistant professor Joshua Werner and explores the recovery and recycling of precious metals. This agreement is related to and in support of a framework agreement with Lexmark for sponsored research and professional services.

Zach Agioutantis Wins Excellence in Research Award

March 07, 2020

In the past five years, Dr. Agioutantis has secured research funds totaling over $3.9 million ($3.2 as PI and $700,000 as co-PI) with a personal share of approximately $2 million.