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ChemE Car Team Places Fifth at AIChE Chem-E-Car Competition

The University of Kentucky ChemE Car team recently competed at the National American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Competition in Phoenix, Arizona, where they placed fifth out of 40 universities worldwide.

YuMing Zhang Named IEEE Fellow for Robotics and Automations Research

YuMing Zhang, James R. Boyd Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been named a 2023 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.

How UK Researchers and Partners are Working to Reduce, Eliminate Carbon Emissions

University of Kentucky researchers at the PPL Corporation R&D Center in Lexington, KY, concluded an annual program research meeting with Carbon Management Research Group (CMRG), a collaborative industrial-state-federal partnership.

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Nathaniel Hudson

Nathaniel Hudson, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science, has been named a Diverse Rising Graduate Scholar by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Nominations were from all over the country, and only ten graduate students are chosen for the distinction each year.


Computer Science

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Janet Lumpp

Janet Lumpp has always had a knack for creating solutions to unique challenges. Eager to follow in her father’s footsteps, Lumpp knew she wanted to be an engineer from the time she was in middle school.


Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Chess Necessary

In Chess Necessary’s mind, the University of Kentucky offered the ideal engineering school. Its biggest flaw, however, was that it was too close to home.


Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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