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UK Professor Selected for Team Aligning Higher Ed With Manufacturing Workforce Needs

University of Kentucky College of Engineering Associate Professor Fazleena Badurdeen is one of six educators selected for a national expert educator team to align higher education curricula with manufacturing workforce needs.


2nd place for the Mine Design team @SME

A team of mining engineering student from our department placed second at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Student Design Team Competition held in conjunction with the SME Annual Conference in Denver in February 2017.


Doing Good: UK Students Create an App for That

University of Kentucky students devote more than 100,000 hours to service each year. Some students bust out their dance moves #FTK and some deliver meals through the UK Campus Kitchen. UK engineering students are making a difference in their own way — developing software and apps that help people do good.


E-Day Open House Offers Hands-on Engineering

Engineers Day, better known as E-Day, is February 25, 2017, from 9 am to 1 pm. This open house showcases the diversity of research in the UK College of Engineering. The event, sponsored by Lexmark, offers interactive displays for school-age children in six buildings across campus.


UK Professor Leads International Effort to Study Liquid Metal in Space

An estimated $1.2 million international research project funded by NASA, the European Space Agency and the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities in Russia — a rare feat in itself — is being led by the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Dusan P. Sekulic.


Tingting Yu Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

University of Kentucky computer science assistant professor Tingting Yu has received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation.


NASCAR Driver Ben Rhodes Visits UK Solar Car & Formula Kentucky Teams

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Ben Rhodes visited the University of Kentucky campus on January 28, 2017 to meet with the UK Solar Car and Formula Kentucky racing teams. Rhodes, a Louisville native, even took a turn behind the wheel as the weather permitted taking the vehicles outside.


UK Students To Present Research At Conference

Two mechanical engineering students of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Paducah Campus have been selected to present their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, scheduled for April 6-8 at the University of Memphis.


Lumpp To Receive Outstanding Materials Engineering Award From Purdue University

Janet Lumpp, professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the First-Year Engineering program at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, has been selected to receive one of three Outstanding Materials Engineer (OMSE) Awards from the School of Materials Engineering at Purdue University.


Engineering Lab Renovated to Accommodate Increased Enrollments

University of Kentucky engineering students have a new laboratory space. A renovation of the Chemical Engineering Unit Operations Laboratory in the basement of the F. Paul Anderson Tower will accommodate the recent increase in undergraduate chemical engineering class sizes.