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Dean Buchheit Announces Plan to Hire 20 New Faculty Members for 2019-2020

Departments looking for talented faculty include biomedical engineering, chemical and materials engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering and mining engineering.


NOW HIRING: Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering hiring four faculty positions

The new positions are part of the UK College of Engineering's initiative to hire 20 new faculty members in the coming year. 


NOW HIRING: Department of Mechanical Engineering hiring five faculty positions for 2019-2020 Academic Year

Four of the positions are tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level, although exceptional candidates at the associate professor level or higher will also be considered. 


NOW HIRING: Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in materials engineering at the assistant professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019.


NOW HIRING: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Biomedical Engineering

The department is hiring up to two tenure-track faculty positions at the level of assistant, associate or full professor, with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2019.


NOW HIRING: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in chemical engineering at the assistant professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019.


UK CAER Receives $2.9 Million to Expand Groundbreaking Carbon Capture Research

Kunlei Liu, associate director for research at CAER and associate professor of mechanical engineering, will be a co-principal investigator on this project.


RailCats Making News

It's been a busy semester for the RailCats student organization. Five students attended a national conference, the student organization received a large grant and civil engineering graduate student Travis Watts was named the NURail Center 2018 Student of the Year.


Ionel and Cramer Awarded NSF Grant for New Generation of Electrical Machines and Controls

In recent years, Ionel’s and Cramer’s research on related topics at UK has been funded by NASA, ONR, and directly by leading industrial companies.


Balk Receives Three-Year $835,000 Grant from the Department of Energy

The overarching goal of the project is an improved understanding of processing-structure-property links in multi-principal element alloy (MPEA) materials, specifically the effects of alloy composition on mechanical behavior, with a focus on ductility.