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Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Awarded Millions Over Five Months

Since May 2023, UK Pigman College of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty have received millions in grants and awards from the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research and more.

PEIK Presents Record High Number of Papers at the Large IEEE ECCE Congress and Exposition

Faculty affiliated with the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) together with many PhD students contributed a record number of sixteen papers to this year’s edition of the IEEE ECCE Congress.

Souleyrette Delivers Keynote at 2023 International Symposium for Railroad Operations Research

Reginald Souleyrette, the Commonwealth Chair in Transportation Engineering and a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, delivered an invited keynote address at the International Symposium for Railroad Operations Research in Beijing, China. 

Givens and Students Publish in AAPS Journal

Assistant Professor Brittany Givens and students Ashbey Manning, Claire Rowlands and Hope Saindon published a research article in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Journal. 

UK Bioengineer Designs Tools to Improve Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

Caigang Zhu, assistant professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, is working to develop new techniques for radiation treatment to improve survival rates of patients with a specific type of cancer.

Record Number of Power and Energy Certificates Awarded

In the 2022-23 academic year, a record number of 66 certificates in power and energy were awarded. This is the largest number of certificates awarded in the history of the program. 

PEIK and SPARK Researchers Recieve Best Paper Award

Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) and SPARK Laboratory researchers received a best paper award at the 2023 International Conference on Renewable Energy Applications (ICRERA).

Toyota to Host Toyota Day at UK

Toyota Day will take place on Nov. 6 and 7 in the Gatton Student Center. The event will showcase the exciting new technology and career opportunities within Toyota. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to hear from senior engineers and Toyota team members, share in demonstrations, attend a variety of tech talks and meet the Toyota Motorsports team. 

Engineering Students Named Finalists at 5-Minunte Fast Track

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) named its ten finalists in the 5-Minute Fast Track Competition last week. Among those, were Sydney Chapman, a senior, majoring in computer science and Ashbey Manning, a senior, majoring in chemical engineering.

Engineering Students Named Winners at Sustainability Showcase

Engineering students McKenna Clinch and Donovin Lewis were named winners at the third annual sustainability research poster competition.