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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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. […]
Thomas W. Lester, professor of mechanical engineering and former dean of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, has been awarded the distinction of Fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). According to ASME’s website, “A Fellow, one who has attained a membership grade of distinction, at the time of advancement shall be […]
NASA scientist and author Les Johnson gives talks at UK and Joseph-Beth’s
Mechanical engineering associate professor Fazleena Badurdeen has been recognized by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) with the IIE Excellence in the Teaching of Lean Concepts Award. The honor is given for notable contributions in the dissemination of lean manufacturing concepts. Dr. Badurdeen will receive the award at the Town Hall of the Lean Division […]