Supported by seven countries, integrating efforts of 40 European companies, universities and research institutes, and harnessing the work of one University of Kentucky postdoctoral scholar, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) blasted off this morning, Wednesday, Feb. 11. Francesco Panerai, postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was involved in the development […]
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University of Kentucky Director of the Institute of Research for Technology Development (IR4TD) Kozo Saito was awarded the International Prize of CSJ (Combustion Society of Japan) last week in Japan. Read more at UKNow.
The University of Kentucky is shaping the next generation of scientists and scholars by exposing undergraduates to research early in their academic careers. For T.J. Flynn, of Lexington, research as an undergrad at UK shaped his path — he is currently a Ph.D. pre-candidate at the University of Michigan, with a focus on acoustics and […]
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.
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 […]
The second annual College of Engineering Dean’s Faculty Awards Reception was held April 28 at the Hilary J. Boone Center. College faculty members were on hand to see their colleagues receive awards in the areas of excellence in research, service and teaching. The winners in each category are listed below, along with a brief biography. […]