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‘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.


Civil Engineering Alumnus is an Engineering News Record Midwest Top Young Professional

Muralikrishna (Krishna) Chelupati, who graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2005 with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, has been selected as an Engineering News Record Midwest Top Young Professional for 2023.


Off-the-Grid: UK Energy Club Leads Charge for Solar-Powered Umbrellas on Campus

University of Kentucky College of Engineering students in the Energy Club built partnerships that led to the installation of eight solar-powered umbrellas with device-charging capabilities on campus.


ChemE Car Team Places Fifth at AIChE Chem-E-Car Competition

The University of Kentucky ChemE Car team recently competed at the National American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Competition in Phoenix, Arizona, where they placed fifth out of 40 universities worldwide.


YuMing Zhang Named IEEE Fellow for Robotics and Automations Research

YuMing Zhang, James R. Boyd Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been named a 2023 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.


How UK Researchers and Partners are Working to Reduce, Eliminate Carbon Emissions

University of Kentucky researchers at the PPL Corporation R&D Center in Lexington, KY, concluded an annual program research meeting with Carbon Management Research Group (CMRG), a collaborative industrial-state-federal partnership.


UK researchers, community partners tackle health threats from 'forever chemicals'

Nearly every person in the United States has been exposed to per- and polyfluorinated alky substances (PFAS) at some point in their life. These “forever chemicals” are the focus of a targeted investigation by University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) researchers who are working collaboratively with community partners to protect Kentuckians.


Johné Parker Named Acting Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Johné Parker, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been appointed Acting Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. Her appointment began on November 1, 2022. 


T2E Transitions High School Students into Engineers

On November 9, 2022, 175 high school students from all over the state of Kentucky came to the University of Kentucky College of Engineering campus for Transition to Engineering (T2E) Project Kickoff Day.


UK College of Engineering Hosts International Ablation Workshop

The Ablation Workshop took place on the University of Kentucky's campus on November 9-10, 2022. An international research community of scientists, engineers and students working on ablative thermal protection systems attended the event.