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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.

Manh Nguyen Receives Two Prestigious DOE Awards

Manh Tien Nguyen, a graduate student in Chemical Engineering, was selected for the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program and the Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy Storage Internship Program.

Lauren Mehanna Receives Poster Honor from the Society for Biomaterials

Lauren Mehanna, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical Engineering, was awarded an honorable mention for the 2022 Dr. Rena Bizios Poster Award.

Undergraduate Students Add Another Launch to Recent UK College Of Engineering Space Missions

Two teams of University of Kentucky undergraduate students are participating in RockOn!, an annual workshop hosted by Colorado Space Grant Consortium and NASA Wallops Flight Facility.