Alexandre Martin, a University of Kentucky assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded $500,000 from NASA to improve the design of heat shields on spacecrafts over the next three years. Read more at UNKow.
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We regret to inform our engineering family that chemical engineering professor Asit Ray passed away Tuesday morning after a year-long battle with cancer. “Asit dedicated his life to teaching students and doing outstanding research in the aerosols area,” said longtime friend and colleague Dibakar Bhattacharyya. “We are going to miss him dearly.” Dr. Ray received […]
On Saturday, November 15, the University of Kentucky will host the 10th annual GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math and Science) event. Last year, nearly 300 Girl Scouts and Juliette Scouts from Kentucky and Ohio packed the Worsham Theater for the outreach event. “We want to encourage girls who are thinking about their career goals to […]
Mining engineering chair and professor Rick Honaker has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Robert H. Richards Award for his substantial contributions to the advancement of mineral and coal processing research, technology, education and professional service. The award was created in 1948 and recognizes achievement that unmistakably furthers the art of mineral beneficiation […]
Civil engineering faculty member Gabe Dadi was recently featured in the UK Vis Center’s series “What’s Next.” You can see the video and read the article at UKNow.
Mechanical engineering assistant professor Jonathan Wenk has been awarded a $132,000 grant from the American Heart Association. Dr. Wenk was presented with the award by Joey Maggard and Pat Dalton of the AHA at the Hillary J. Boone Center on September 9th. Of the 12 award recipients at UK this year, he was the only […]
Two impressive streaks continue. Douglass Kalika, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering is pleased to announce that the student chapters of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in Lexington and Paducah have been named “Outstanding Student Chapters” again this year. This recognition is reserved for only 10% of […]
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.
On August 7, Gudmund Kjærheim, CEO, Arne Skjaerpe, USA General Manager, and other representatives of Norway-based Prox Dynamics, the most recent Founding Member of the University of Kentucky Unmanned Systems Research Consortium (USRC), visited the UK Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Laboratory and presented John Walz, dean of the UK College of Engineering, with a check […]