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James F. Hardymon $3 Million Gift to Provide Renovation, Expansion for Emerging Engineering Programs

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved a $3 million gift to the College of Engineering from alumnus and longtime supporter of the university James F. Hardymon during the Dec. 14 meeting.

Biomedical Junior Takes First Place at Cardiovascular Research Day

David Alexander won First Place for Outstanding Undergraduate Poster Award at the 23rd Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Cardiovascular Research Day.

Guigen Zhang Elected Fellow of Biomedical Engineering Society

Guigen Zhang, Chair of the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected to the Fellow Class of 2021 of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). 

Molly Frazar received the Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award

Molly Frazar is the 24th recipient of the Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award, which recognizes one outstanding graduate student or postdoctoral researcher who exemplifies qualities of scientific excellence.

Caigang Zhu Featured as a Thought Leader by Photonics Media

Caigang Zhu delivered an invited talk at Photonic Media to introduce his work on a point-of-care metabolic platform for cancer research. 

Engineering Student, Peyton Schroeder, Selected to Speak at UK Commencement

Per University of Kentucky tradition, UK President Eli Capilouto has selected two student representatives to speak at the UK Commencement Ceremonies Friday, Dec. 17, at Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center.

Isabel Escobar Elected to Become the Next AWIS National Governing Board Chair

Isabel Escobar, professor of chemical engineering and associate director of UK’s Center of Membrane Sciences, has been elected to serve as Board Chair for the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) beginning January 1, 2022.

Research Collaborations with Surgery at Special Grand Rounds

Faculty from the UK Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering provided general reviews of past and ongoing collaborative research initiatives at a special Surgery Grand Rounds presentation in November.

The UK Superfund Research Center hosted a Science Visualization Workshop

The UK Superfund Research Center’s Research Experience and Training Coordination Core hosted a one-day ‘Science Visualization’ workshop.

IEEE PES National Scholarships Awarded to Electrical Engineering and PEIK Students

This year recipients at UK are Hope Anderson and Steven Poore, who are mentored by Ph.D. students Evan Jones and Donovin Lewis, and advised by Professor Dan M. Ionel.