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Secat, Inc. Announces Leadership Change

Effective July 31, 2023, Todd Boggess resigned from his position of president of Secat, Inc., after 22 years of service to the laboratory and its operation. To succeed Boggess in leadership of Secat, the Board of Directors appointed Nicholas Nanninga to interim general manager, effective Aug. 1.

Bailey Takes Flight to Tackle Turbulence

Sean Bailey, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is working to get ahead of the increasing threat of clear air turbulence. 

Herculaneum scrolls: A 20-year journey to read the unreadable

Restoring an ancient library from the ashes of Mount Vesuvius is now closer to a reality. To highlight the progress, this is the first in a four-video series featuring Brent Seales, University of Kentucky Alumni Professor in the Department of Computer Science

Silverstein Receives Third William H. Corcoran Award

The William H. Corcoran Award is presented each year to the author(s) of the most outstanding article published in Chemical Engineering Education.

NSF CAREER Award advancing UK researcher’s work integrating AI in manufacturing

Peng “Edward” Wang, Robley D. Evans Faculty Fellow and an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering departments, has received the a prestigious NSF CAREER award for his research on AI in manufacturing. 

2023 REU in Review

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Engineered Bioactive Interfaces & Devices program at the University of Kentucky (UK) concluded on Thursday, July 27th, 2023, with a poster competition and awards ceremony.

Sanders Named New Director of Marketing and Communications

Eric Sanders has been promoted to director of marketing and communications for the Pigman College of Engineering. 

Grady Lab Publishes Manuscript in Biofilm

Rising senior, postdoctoral fellow and Grady publish research on biofilm formation on dental implants. 

The Provost’s 2023 Outstanding Teaching Awards: Doug Klein

Doug Klein, director of the Innovation Center and a lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the First-Year Engineering (FYE) program has received one of the University of Kentucky’s 2022-23 Outstanding Teaching Awards.

Zach Agioutantis Selected to ARMA Board of Directors

American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA) members elected Agioutantis to serve a six-year term.