LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 31, 2012) — The University of Kentucky will participate in a recently announced team that will compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon, the agency announced Jan. 26. Read Full Article on UKNow
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a grant of $3.5 million to a multi-university consortium led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to establish a rail transportation and engineering research center. Headquartered within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Illinois, the National University Rail (NURail) Center will focus on rail [...]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 20, 2012) — United States Army Research Physicist Andrew J. Porwitzky will present a lecture titled “Computational Armor Research at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory: Motivation and Validation” as part of the University of Kentucky’s Department of Mechanical Engineering’s William Maxwell Reed Seminar Series. Porwitzky’s seminar on his research is open to [...]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2012) — Bruce Hinds, a William Bryan Professor of Materials Engineering in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering and his team of researchers have found that ions can pump fluids thousands of times faster through carbon nanotubes than through conventional materials. Their research is currently featured in the top-tier journal [...]
With all due respect to Captain James Kirk from the famed Star Trek series, Dr. Sridhar Sunderam disagrees that space is the “final frontier.” Rather, the greatest territory for discovery lies closer to humankind than the universe’s undetected outposts. In fact, it’s closer than our atmosphere, environment and even our own skin.
Winners of the first annula CeNSE nanotechnology awards have been announced. Read about all the content winners.