For many students, selecting a major is an intimidating proposition. What if I end up disliking what I chose? Will I be doomed to a career in a field I can’t stand or, worse, one that is increasingly obsolete? Such questions are not uncommon and even selecting a highly-marketable major like engineering doesn’t fully resolve […]
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Five years ago, Dr. Andrew Bernard, a trauma surgeon at UK’s Albert B. Chandler Hospital and associate professor of surgery, was listening to a paper given on the topic of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trauma in children. The conclusion of the paper was that ATVs are not safe and, thus, children should never ride them. The […]
Thursday, August 2 marked the conclusion of a summer’s worth of research for students enrolled in the UK College of Engineering’s Research Experience for Undergraduates program in bioactive interfaces and devices. To concisely summarize their weeks of intense work, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, students designed research posters which were displayed in the Raymond […]
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.
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 […]
Mihail has been selected as the first-ever Halcomb Fellow in Medicine and Engineering. He will be awarded up to $50,000 toward developing an interactive decision aid for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. View Full Article