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UK Hosting 16th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing

Academic and industry leaders from 30 countries are gathering in Lexington, Kentucky, this week for the 16th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing.


Engineering World Health Receives $750 at UK Shark Tank Event

EWH proposed a new after-school program for high school students that encourages success from failure in the iterative engineering process through hands-on learning.


UK Team Wins National First Prize in 2018 AIChE Student Design Competition

The team of Robert Brooks, Ryan Hines, T. Jaye McCalla and Alex Ross will be recognized during October's annual AIChE conference.


Escobar Highlighted by AWIS for Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) interviewed University of Kentucky professor of chemical engineering Isabel Escobar for a “Member Spotlight” on their website.


UK Paducah Engineering Program Celebrates 20 Years

In 1992, Steve Polston worked as the plant manager of the Lockheed Martin Uranium Enrichment Plant in Paducah. Each year, about 20 percent of his engineering staff would move for the sake of career advancement. He decided to do something about it.


NOW HIRING: Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering Position

The Department of Civil Engineering in the UK College of Engineering invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level witha start date of August 1, 2019.


NOW HIRING: Construction Engineering and Project Management Position

The Department of Civil Engineering in the UK College of Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level with a start date of August 1, 2019.


Fall Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair Features New Location, Record Number of Employers

On September 25, from 12 to 4 p.m., a record-number 142 employers will interview engineering and computer science students of all years and majors in the Bill Gatton Student Center ballroom.


CE-509 Semester-Long Project Begins with Construction Site Visit

The class traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to visit Wehr Constructors, Inc.'s job site for the Republic Bank Foundation YMCA.


New E. On Scholarships for PEIK Success

The UK College of Engineering and the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) have recently awarded more than twenty new E. On scholarships, which are reflective of our commitment for providing opportunities and support for junior and senior engineering majors. The students who were selected to receive this merit-based scholarship demonstrated strong interest in power and energy and already completed at least three courses towards the multi-disciplinary engineering PEIK certificate.

These annual scholarships continue to be supported by the endowment established years ago at UK by E. On / Kentucky Utilities. More information is available on PEIK website: https://www.engr.uky.edu/power/education/scholarship-opportunities

PEIK educates the next generation of power and energy engineers at UK and offers both Undergraduate Certificates and Graduate Certificates. In addition to fundamental multi-disciplinary courses on Power Generation, Power Systems, and Power Policy and Economics, PEIK faculty at UK also offers more specialized courses on Smart Grid, Power Protection, Electric Distribution, Sustainable and Renewable Energy, and many others with a total of more than a thousand annual enrolments.