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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.


Two Engineering Students Awarded SMART Scholarships

This award provides students with full tuition for up to five years, mentorship, summer internships, a stipend and full-time employment with the Department of Defense after graduation.


Two UK Engineering Professors Receive NSF CAREER Awards

The CAREER Award is one of the "most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of their organization's mission," according to the NSF.


High School Student Uses AROMA-VOC in Research with the University of Kentucky

Over the last two years, Benjamin Bratten, a high school senior at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, has been working to study sewer pipe leakage and cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) emissions. He has had a “secret weapon” on his side: AROMA-VOC.


UK, Nucor Steel Gallatin Partnering on Unique CO2 Capture Project

The University of Kentucky has received $4.9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to provide its carbon dioxide (CO2) capture system a new challenge: to capture carbon dioxide at a low concentration from the Nucor Steel Gallatin process flue gas stream.