Sheng Tong Wins NIH Award for Innovative Gene Editing Approach to Treat Blood Disorders
Sheng Tong, associate professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, and a multi-disciplinary team, including Ying Liang, associate professor in the College of Medicine, has won a National Institute of Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute R21 Award for his cutting-edge work on gene editing techniques to treat genetic blood disorders.
Swaying Tower: Ariel Robinson’s Path to Civil Engineering
When she was thirteen, Ariel Robinson took a class field trip to the Willis Tower in her hometown of Chicago. Looking up she noticed that the tower swayed, which she found both frightening and interesting. A worker on the site explained to her that this movement was a deliberate structural aspect of the building.
Improving Mental Health Outcomes for Engineering Students with New NSF Grant
A group of University of Kentucky researchers have received a new National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to help them continue a critical mission.
University of Kentucky Professor Named in Top 23 Innovations for 2023 for Breakthrough in Hydrogen Generation Technology
Hyun-Tae Hwang, associate professor of chemical engineering, and his research team in Paducah have been named in the 23 Top Innovations for 2023 by IN-PART, a matchmaking platform for university-industry collaborations.
Breaking Barriers: Ruth Coleman the First African American Woman to Graduate from the UK Engineering
Ruth Coleman made history at the University of Kentucky when she became the first African American woman to graduate from the College of Engineering in 1977. Her achievement occurred not long after the end of the Civil Rights Movement.
Bhattacharyya receives prestigious Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation
Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., professor of chemical and materials engineering in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, is the 2023 recipient of the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology.
Computer Science Student Abbie Davidson is the 1st Recipient of Esports Internship Fund
The University of Kentucky and Erin Ashley Simon announced UK freshman Abbie Davidson as the first recipient of the Erin Ashley Simon Esports Internship Fund, a scholarship created by the namesake UK alumna and leading woman in esports.
Fall 2022 Dean's List Includes 1,034 Engineering Students
The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Fall 2022 semester. A total of 5,631 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 1,034 were from the College of Engineering.
Woodland Glen III Renamed in Honor of Stanley and Karen Pigman
Approved by the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees's December 14, 2022 meeting, Woodland Glen III, the residence facility for students in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Living Learning Program (LLP), is being renamed Pigman Hall in recognition of Stanley and Karen Pigman’s impact on the college.
‘You’re worthy.’ UK Grad Determined to Change the Face of Engineering
It’s a feeling of accomplishment unlike any other — walking across the Commencement stage, outstretched hand reaching for that coveted diploma. Savannah Lewis has been envisioning that moment for quite some time. Now, she’s just a few days away from becoming a University of Kentucky graduate.