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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Toyota Investing $1.25 Million to Create an Automotive Production Engineering Program at UK

Two of Kentucky’s economic engines are collaborating to graduate more engineers with automotive production training already under their belt, addressing a significant industry need in the nation’s third-largest auto-producing state.


UK Libraries Science and Engineering Library Hosts Open House, Weeklong Celebration

University of Kentucky Science and Engineering Library invites all UK students, faculty and staff to stop by and learn more about their resources and services at a week of events kicking off this afternoon (Oct. 30) with an open house.


Solving Biomedical Engineering Problems at the Horseracing Track

For biomedical engineering (BME) students at UK, going to the racetrack means not just watching horse racing but learning to solve biomedical engineering problems for horses in a real-world setting.


UK Students Receive IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarships and Outstanding Scholar Award

Three University of Kentucky College of Engineering students, Stewart Jones, Robert Richardson and Abigail Shelton, have been awarded 2017-2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative scholarships.


Investigating Hurricane Destruction, Gutierrez Soto Hopes to Protect Future Storm Victims

Devastating destruction, loss of life and crippled infrastructure. Outside of the disaster zones, millions watched on TV screens and Twitter feeds the desolation left by natural disasters in recent months. And some, like civil engineer Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky, rushed to the hardest-hit areas.


The Kentucky Governor’s 2017 Conference on Energy and the Environment

On October 19th and 20th PEIK exhibited and attended the sessions of the Kentucky Governor’s 2017 Conference on Energy and the Environment in Lexington, KY.


UK College of Engineering Awards Record Number of E. On PEIK Scholarships

This semester, the UK College of Engineering awarded a record number 33 E. On PEIK Scholarships in power and energy to juniors and seniors pursuing different engineering majors.


Predicting How Healthy Your Heart Will be Years Down the Road

Picture this: you're battling heart failure and meeting with your doctor to discuss treatment. Before prescribing anything, the doctor pulls up a virtual model of your heart on her computer and "treats" it with several drugs. A few moments later, she can see how your heart is doing five years down the road.


Interim Dean Holloway Quoted in Article about Manufacturing in Kentucky

Based on a long list of projections by people who get paid to predict where Kentucky’s economy will be soon, the commonwealth’s major engineering schools need to crank out more and more graduates who can help establish the state as a leader in manufacturing.


Why Preparing Engineers and Computer Scientists Matters for Kentucky

Kentucky has the potential to become a leading force in advanced manufacturing – an industry priority for the Commonwealth and a critical element in our state’s future economic growth and prosperity.