Two undergraduate chemical engineering students from the University of Kentucky Paducah Campus and one graduate student from UK’s Lexington campus received awards at the 3rd International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering (ICOSSE) in Cincinnati, OH earlier this month. Several UK students and faculty attended the Congress, which was organized around three key themes in […]
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Merl Baker, former professor of mechanical engineering in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering and 2003 Hall of Distinction inductee, passed away August 14, 2013 at the age of 89. Dr. Baker received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky in 1945. He was a member of Omicron […]
The University of Kentucky Department of Mining Engineering will coordinate the Kentucky State Mine Rescue contests August 21-23 in Lexington. The event brings coal miners, industry personnel, officials from the Kentucky Office of Mine Safety and Licensing and the Mine Safety and Health Administration to Lexington for three days of mine safety contests. The purpose of […]
University of Kentucky computer science professor Miroslaw Truszczynski was one of eight individuals recently recognized as a Fellow in the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). The AAAI honors a select group of renown artificial intelligence (AI) scientists each year for their outstanding contributions to the theory or practice of AI by electing […]
David Silverstein, director of the University of Kentucky engineering program at Paducah and professor of chemical engineering, is currently teaching at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand as a Visiting Erskine Fellow. The endowed program enables up to 70 academics from top universities worldwide to teach at the University of Canterbury for a […]
Jim Brammell, who graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1982, was recently named president and CEO of Louisville Water. To read Louisville Water’s press release, click here.
Researchers from the University of Kentucky (UK) will receive a $1.05 million NASA Research Award through the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The grant is titled, “Improving Heat Shields for Atmospheric Entry: Numerical and Experimental Investigations for Modeling Ablative Thermal Protection System Surface Degradation Effects on Near-Wall Flow,” and aims at understanding the […]