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2022 Civil Engineering Awards Banquet

The 2022 Civil Engineering Awards Banquet, which took place on September 17, recognizes outstanding alumni and industry leaders in the civil and construction engineering industry.

Young Alumni Philanthropy Council Announces Third Class

The UK College of Engineering’s Young Alumni Philanthropy Council, also known as YAPCO, welcomed 16 new members to its 2022-2023 cohort. To join the council, every member makes a monetary gift of $1,000 to the college. These funds are pooled and awarded to engineering student programs.

KRUPS Team Receives ISSRDC Award

The University of Kentucky team that developed the Kentucky Re-entry and Universal Payload System (KRUPS) project received an Innovation and Technology Demonstration award at the International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISSRDC) in July 2022.

SPARK and PEIK EE Researcher Receives Poster Award at IEEE 2022 PES GM Conference

This is the third consecutive year with such success for SPARK Lab students advised by Dan M. Ionel, ECE Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power.

UK, NSF-funded Partners Complete Phase 1 to Reimagine Global Cyberinfrastructure

The NSF-funded FABRIC project, launched with a $3 million grant in 2020, has completed Phase 1 in its work to establish a groundbreaking network testbed cyberinfrastructure to reimagine the way large amounts of data are generated, stored, analyzed and transmitted across the world.

Kirsten Ford Places Second at Planetary Probe Workshop

Kirsten Ford, a University of Kentucky senior studying aerospace engineering, placed second for Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the 19th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-19) in Santa Clara, California on September 2.

Biyun Xie Receives NSF Foundational Research in Robotics Award

Biyun Xie, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received a three-year $499,365 award from the NSF Foundational Research in Robotics program for her project titled, “Autonomous Fault-Tolerant Operation of Redundant Robotic Arms.” Xie is the PI, and Jiangbiao He is the Co-PI.

Computer Science Graduate Premieres Feature Film September 15th at the Kentucky Theater

Dane Sears, a 2021 Computer Science alum, is the writer and director of a suspense thriller that will premiere at the Kentucky Theatre on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

Mechanical Engineering Alumni Promoted to Colonel of the U.S. Air Force

Michael B. Baker was promoted to Colonel of the United States Air Force on June 11, 2022.

We’re Hosting Two At-Home Football Tailgate Parties This Year

The UK College of Engineering is hosting two Tailgate Tent Parties this year! Join us for tailgate food, games, giveaways, and good times. All College of Engineering alumni, faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. Food and drinks will be served at no cost.