The Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM), in conjunction with the United States Army, hosted a two-day workshop titled: “Innovation for Sustainable Manufacturing & Workforce Effectiveness” June 21-22 on UK’s Lexington campus. The University of Utah and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee collaborated with ISM on the workshop. Fazleena Badurdeen, Ph.D., a professor within the ISM, and […]
University of Kentucky chemical engineering graduate student Ashley Hawkins was one of 10 winners for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) poster competition. IGERT is the NSF flagship interdisciplinary training program, educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists and engineers by building on the foundations of their disciplinary knowledge with interdisciplinary training. This was the third year of the NSF poster competition and the third year a UK IGERT student has been one of the 10 winners.
Ilka M. Balk, Director of Engineering Co-op and International Programs in the UK College of Engineering, was recently named Chair-Elect of the Co-operative and Experiential Education Division of the American Society for Engineering Education. She will assume her responsibilities as Chair in February, 2012. Balk served as Secretary of the division from 2009-2011. The Experiential […]
The UK College of Engineering hosted Project Lead the Way’s Gateway Academy June 13-17 on UK’s Lexington campus. Thirty-five students who will be entering 7th grade participated in the curriculum, which involved bridge building, an “Eggstronaut” egg drop contest and constructing rockets made from plastic bottles—which were launched on the lawn of UK’s Main Building. […]
Normally, the runway at R.J. Corman Aviation Services’ Lucas Field in Nicholasville, KY accommodates sleek multi-passenger jets, but on May 24, it was used by high school students participating in the 2011 KIAE Wing Design Competition.
Two engineering graduates are among 25 recruits who will work with Teach For America for the next two years.
Dr. Meikang Qiu, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was given the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Transaction Best Paper Award at an international IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference held in San Diego, CA June 5-9. The honor acknowledges the best paper published in the ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems journal between […]
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) has named the University of Kentucky College of Engineering its Biomedical Sciences Affiliate for the state of Kentucky.
Dr. Yu Shang, postdoctoral scholar in Bio-photonic Lab (PI: Dr. Guoqiang Yu) at the Center for Biomedical Engineering, was recently awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA) for a project entitled, “Development of Diffuse Optical Spectroscopies for Monitoring Cerebral Blood Flow and Oxygenation in Mouse Stroke Model”. The goal of this […]