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COVID-19 UPDATES FOR STUDENTS INCLUDING PASS/FAIL OPTIONS: Latest Message 4/3/2020

This is the College of Engineering's updating blog that will disseminate helpful information to students adjusting to the impact of COVID-19.


Yuke Wang Wins Goldwater Scholarship

Wang is a UK junior pursuing majors in physics, mathematics and computer science. Upon completion of his bachelor's degrees, Wang plans to pursue a doctorate in theoretical physics.


UK Researchers Seek to Develop Antiviral Membrane Mask

Dibakar Bhattacharyya has the concept and the means to develop a medical face mask that would capture and deactivate the COVID-19 virus on contact.


UK’s James B. Beam Institute Providing Sanitizer to Health Care Workers, Manufacturing Instructions to Spirits Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating shortages of sanitizing products in hospitals.


Digital Restoration Initiative Accepting 2020-2021 Applicants for Undergraduate Research

DRI works to reveal the writing hidden on the untouchable, disintegrating pages of ancient scrolls and other damaged textual artifacts.


Gutierrez Soto Performs Tornado Damage Assessment in Nashville

Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto specializes in smart structures—buildings that can adapt to changes in the environment.


PEIK and ECE Students Establish New IEEE PES and IAS Joint Chapter

A new IEEE Student Branch Chapter of the Power and Energy Society (PES) and of the Industry Application Society (IAS) has been recently established at UK.


Caigang Zhu Receives NIH COBRE Grant

With this project, Zhu will work with leading experts from the Markey Cancer Center to address several key questions in the field of cancer research.


Simone Silvestri Wins NSF CAREER Award

The award is given in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.


Co-op and Internship Fair Goes Virtual Due to COVID-19

The spring Co-op and Internship Fair will now be held virtually so students and recruiters can interact without the need of physical presence.