The Paducah campus offers bachelor's degrees in chemical engineering and mechanical engineering.
Twelve faculty members spanning seven academic departments attended the orientation.
Jeff Seay's research has resulted in a device capable of converting waste plastic into clean fuel oil.
The event marked the first time a Ph.D. student had made their defense at UK Paducah.
The program developed thanks to a partnership between the Office of the Vice President for Research, the College of Engineering and different departments and faculty research labs.
Led by professor Alexandre Martin, the UK team comprises faculty members in mechanical engineering and materials engineering.
Dr. McIntosh is director of the Office of Student Services at the Paducah Extended Campus Program.
The Community Environmental Luminary Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in education and outreach.
To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.
This award recognizes Seay for his applied research work around the deployment of various sustainable energy technologies to empower communities in developing economies.