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UK's START Program Offers High Schoolers STEM Education, Experience

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 Chelupati Selected for the AAEES 40 Under 40 Recognition Program

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 Wins UK Faculty Trustee Election

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.

Turning Trash into Fuel: UK Engineering Paducah Student Heads to Uganda

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.

Guoqiang Yu Appointed Gill Eminent Professor in Engineering

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.

Sridhar Sunderam Appointed Gill 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.

Engineering Raised Over $1 Million from 585 Donors on One Day for UK

“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.”

I. S. Jawahir Awarded the 2022 Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal

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 Presided the 2022 SFB Meeting and FDA Workshop

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. 

PEIK Presents Federal and Utility Sponsored Research

Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) graduate students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering participated in-person at this year’s IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D) in New Orleans.