On July 1st, Rudy Buchheit became the 11th dean of the UK College of Engineering. Prior to joining UK, Dean Buchheit was associate dean for academic affairs and administration of the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University.
The University of Kentucky College of Engineering has been recognized with an Engineering Excellence for Veterans Award. The award recognizes academic institutions that are leaders in helping veterans bridge the gap between military and civilian worlds.
Graduate students Mahsen Al-Ani and Oluwaseun Akeyo's team won the “Best Presentation” award and Ahmad Ghaweta helped his team earn a best performance algorithm award at the 2018 FEEDER summer program.
Sridhar Sunderam, Nicholas Kohrs and Ahmed Bahrani received awards at the annual College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi on April 17, 2018.
A tractor built by University of Kentucky students recently placed third at the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition.
Mueller will use his fellowship to pursue doctoral studies and research in computer science at Johns Hopkins University.
Alumna Nancy Albright, research engineer with the Kentucky Transportation Center, has been named the recipient American Society of Civil Engineers 2018 Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award.
Billie Sue Chafins, who earned bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science from UK, was named Geekwire's "Geek of the Week." Chafins works at Hulu and was previously at Microsoft.
Himanshu Thapliyal's research contributions have given UK recognition for its influence in the field of quantum circuits for cryptanalysis.
The University of Kentucky and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology will host the 27th Annual Meeting of the North American Membrane Society (NAMS) at the Hilton Lexington June 9-13.