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Dean Buchheit Takes Office

On July 1st, Rudy Buchheit became the 11th dean of the UK College of Engineering. Prior to joining UK, Dean Buchheit was associate dean for academic affairs and administration of the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University.

Alumna Rebecca Wingfield One of Six New NASA Flight Directors

The 2007 mechanical engineering graduate will lead mission control for a variety of new operations at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

College of Engineering Honored With Excellence for Veterans Award

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering has been recognized with an Engineering Excellence for Veterans Award. The award recognizes academic institutions that are leaders in helping veterans bridge the gap between military and civilian worlds.

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Christine Trinkle

Christine Trinkle's “Lung on a Chip" is a device that possess the same breathing mechanism found inside the body, but in a miniaturized version that consists primarily of living cells.


Mechanical Engineering

Faculty

Jordan Nicoulin

Jordan Nicoulin wears far more hats than the typical college student.


Mechanical Engineering

Student

Damarcus Smiley

2017 Lou Takacs Co-op of the Year Award winner Damarcus Smiley is proof that potential employers highly value co-op experience.


Chemical Engineering

Student