In 1960, Alan Male was hired as a full-time faculty member at the University of Birmingham, England. Over 50 years later, after a decorated career in both industry and academia, Dr. Male will retire at semester’s end. We sat down with the eminent professor to hear his reflections on a life devoted to manufacturing. Q: […]
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David Herrin, Ph.D. and Director of the Vibro-Acoustics Consortium, is featured on the cover of the July issue of Sound & Vibration magazine. The trade publication, which focuses on topics such as noise and vibration control, acoustical engineering and computer-aided engineering, reaches industry professionals and university engineering departments on a monthly basis. Sound & Vibration […]
From among General Electric (GE)’s more than 30,000 technologists, UK alumnus Berkley Davis, Ph.D. was recently given one of seven prestigious Edison Awards. The annual awards recognize technical achievements leading to new products, competitive advantages and breakthrough technologies. Dr. Davis received his Edison Award for leading GE Energy research and development teams that pioneered combustion […]
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Thermophysics Technical Committee recently conferred UK mechanical engineering professor Alexandre Martin, Ph.D. the AIAA Best Paper at the annual Thermophysics Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Martin’s paper, titled: “CFD Implementation Of A Novel Carbon-Phenolic-In-Air Chemistry Model for Atmospheric Re-Entry” was co-authored with Dr. Iain Boyd from the […]
The University of Kentucky Design/Build/Fly (DBF) team’s “Blue Dawn” will compete against 80 student teams from around the world in the annual Cessna Raytheon AIAA Design/Build/Fly (DBF) Competition April 15-17 in Tucson, Arizona.
Dr. Dusan Sekulic, professor, mechanical engineering has had his latest book, Thermodynamics and the Destruction of Resources published by the Cambridge University Press.
Austin Lovan, ME ’11, College of Engineering Co-op student and future NASA employee was among a group of people at the Johnson Space Center who worked on Robotnaut 2. Delivered by Space Shuttle Discover on its last flight, Robonaut 2, or R2, is a humanoid robot that will perform useful work on the International Space Station.
Dr. Dusan P. Sekulicand Dr. Rhamesh K. Shahs’ book, Fundamentals of Heat Exchanger Design, has recently been translated from English to Chinese.The book was originally published by Wiley, Hoboken in 2003. The Chinese version of the book, Heat Exchanger Design Technology, is published by China Machine Press, Beijing, as a part of their series: Translations […]
On Friday December 18, 2009, Dr. Suzanne Weaver Smith, Donald and Gertrude Lester Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Dr. Janet Lumpp, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, were announced as…
UK’s entry in the 2009 Solar Decathlon, s.ky blue finished 9th overall in the competition according to results posted on the Department of Energy’s website.fuuu