Nelson Akafuah, chair of the Department of Engineering, spoke at FAME Live! an event organized by The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) and The Manufacturing Institute to provide interested companies, schools and regions a chance to see FAME’s program “live” and speak with students, employers and faculty who are living FAME every day.
The STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program at UK is creating a unique pipeline to increase science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) literacy and careers for traditionally underrepresented populations — people of color, individuals with disabilities, students from free or reduced lunch schools, first-generation college students and girls and women in STEM.
Muralikrishna (Krishna) Chelupati, Senior Associate at Stantec, was selected for the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) 40 Under 40 Recognition Program.
Aaron Cramer, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected to serve as a faculty trustee on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.
Kaitlynn McGlenon is heading to Uganda this summer with Jeffrey Seay, a University of Kentucky professor at the Paducah Engineering Extended Campus, and Betsy Beymer-Farris, Director of the UK Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program in the UK College of Arts and Sciences.
Professor Guoqiang Yu, in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering has been appointed as the Gill Eminent Professor in Engineering.
Associate Professor Sridhar Sunderam, in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering has been appointed as a Gill Professor in Engineering.
“Our engineering community never fails to come together for our students,” said Dean Rudy Buchheit. “I am thankful for everyone who participated in One Day for UK, especially in a year that has presented challenges to all of us.”
The SME Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal honors significant published research leading to a better understanding of materials, facilities, principles, operations and their application to improve manufacturing processes. Each year since 1957, one researcher is selected for this award.
Guigen Zhang, Professor and Halcomb Endowed Chair of the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, concluded his term as the 2021-2022 President of the Society for Biomaterials (SFB) by presiding the 2022 SFB Annual Meeting & Exposition from April 27 to 30 in Baltimore, Maryland.