Of the making of books about Toyota, there is no end. Whether analyzing Toyota’s supply chain management, culture, history or philosophy, authors have long been intrigued by the inner workings of the internationally successful automotive manufacturer. Some, like University of Michigan industrial engineering professor Jeffrey Liker’s 2003 volume The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from […]
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 26, 2012) ― The UK Alumni Association Distinguished Service Awards are presented annually to honor and recognize those who have provided extraordinary service to the university and the association. The 2012 recipients were honored on June 15 during the UK Alumni Association Board of Directors Summer Workshop in Lexington. Read Full UKNow […]
Vijay Dhir, distinguished professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and dean of UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, will receive an honorary doctorate of engineering degree from the University of Kentucky at the Graduate and Professional Commencement Ceremony at 9 A.M. on May 6th. Dhir received his Ph.D. from the University of […]
Currently, there are seven faculty members with joint appointments in the UK’s College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery. Most of the appointments have a logical relationship with surgery: pediatrics, pharmacy, anesthesiology and radiology. However, there is one joint appointment that, at first glance, doesn’t have a natural association with surgery: mechanical engineering. Dr. Jonathan Wenk, […]
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: […]
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.