W. Brent Seales, professor and chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Computer Science, and Timothy Taylor, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, have been given 2014 Great Teacher Awards by the UK Alumni Association. The Great Teacher Award is the oldest continuously given award teachers can receive at the university and […]
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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.
John Walz, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, appeared on UK at the Half during the men’s basketball game Sunday, December 7. Hear what Dean Walz had to say about the job market, the engineering living learning program, collaborative research and more in this interview with Carl Nathe.
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.
We regret to inform our engineering family that chemical engineering professor Asit Ray passed away Tuesday morning after a year-long battle with cancer. “Asit dedicated his life to teaching students and doing outstanding research in the aerosols area,” said longtime friend and colleague Dibakar Bhattacharyya. “We are going to miss him dearly.” Dr. Ray received […]
On Saturday, November 15, the University of Kentucky will host the 10th annual GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math and Science) event. Last year, nearly 300 Girl Scouts and Juliette Scouts from Kentucky and Ohio packed the Worsham Theater for the outreach event. “We want to encourage girls who are thinking about their career goals to […]
Mining engineering chair and professor Rick Honaker has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Robert H. Richards Award for his substantial contributions to the advancement of mineral and coal processing research, technology, education and professional service. The award was created in 1948 and recognizes achievement that unmistakably furthers the art of mineral beneficiation […]
Civil engineering faculty member Gabe Dadi was recently featured in the UK Vis Center’s series “What’s Next.” You can see the video and read the article at UKNow.