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On Wednesday, August 20, approximately 400 students in the Engineering Residential College living learning program moved into the brand new Champions Court I residence hall. Dean John Walz was on hand to welcome students and parents and University of Kentucky College of Engineering faculty and staff assisted with everything from giving directions to carrying belongings.
Researchers from the University of Kentucky (UK) will receive a $1.05 million NASA Research Award through the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The grant is titled, “Improving Heat Shields for Atmospheric Entry: Numerical and Experimental Investigations for Modeling Ablative Thermal Protection System Surface Degradation Effects on Near-Wall Flow,” and aims at understanding the […]
Computer science professor Judy Goldsmith is the 2013 winner of the Henry Mason Lutes Award for Excellence in Engineering Education. The award, which recognizes and rewards outstanding teaching accomplishments, is annually given to its recipient at the annual Tau Beta Pi Awards Banquet. In over 20 years at the University of Kentucky, Goldsmith has developed a well-earned […]
When we interviewed Christina Payne on the afternoon of January 9, she had just finished teaching her first class; not her first class of the day—her first class as a faculty member of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. The assistant professor of chemical engineering arrived this fall after serving as a research scientist […]
The Engineering Alumni Association has scholarship and funding opportunities available for students meeting certain criteria. All submissions are due February 1, and should act soon if they qualify. The following outlines the criteria for each award. Alumni Leadership Scholarship 1. Student must have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours 2. Student must be […]
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a headache is the most common neurological ailment in the United States. The second most common neurological ailment? Low back pain—a disorder Babak Bazrgari, Ph.D. and his Human Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory are researching within UK’s Center for Biomedical Engineering. Read Full Article