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Vesuvius Challenge grand prize winners announced

The Vesuvius Challenge has announced the grand prize winners of its global AI contest to virtually unwrap a still-rolled carbonized papyrus scroll from the ancient city of Herculaneum. The virtual unwrapping software utilized in the contest was developed by Pigman Endowed Professor of Heritage Science Brent Seales. 


Paducah Campus honored by Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce held its 85th Annual Dinner and Business Celebration on Jan. 26, celebrating the achievements of businesses and individuals across the region. Three members of the UK Engineering Paducah Campus were among those celebrated by the community.


Elaine Duncan elected a Biomaterials Science and Engineering Fellow

Elaine Duncan, adjunct professor in the University of Kentucky F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE) by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE). 


Fall 2023 Dean's List includes 992 engineering students

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Fall 2023 semester. A total of 9,030 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 992 were from the Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering.


Celebrating twenty years of systems engineering

Over its 20-year history, UK systems engineering has challenged students to apply systems engineering principles and processes to complex multidisciplinary systems from Mars Airplane to Mars Medical, flying taxis and beyond.


Carter Boggess wins ACT Entertainment grand MA3 Programming Contest

Boggess, a sophomore from Lexington, took top prize in the lighting programming competition for college students across the country. 


TEDxUKY seeking proposals

TEDxUKY is returning to the University of Kentucky on April 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and seeking speaker proposals from faculty, staff, students, and alumni.


Seay named AIChE Fellow

Jeffrey Seay, the PJC Board of Trustees Engineering Professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, has been elected an American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AlChE) Fellow, the organization’s highest grade of membership. 


Patwardhan named new chair of biomedical engineering

Abhijit Patwardhan, professor and interim chair, has been named the chair of the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Kentucky Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering.


Inspire a future engineer at E-Day 2024

The Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering will host its 101st E-Day on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Over 100 exhibitors will set up interactive displays, demonstrations and exhibits, geared toward a K-12 audience.