Tingwen “Tim” Wu, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is the winner of the 2019 Henry Mason Lutes Award for Excellence in Engineering Education.
In addition to winning the “Region III Small Chapter of the Year” award, UK NSBE received an award for being the “Region III Biggest Social Media Fan.”
Launched in 1999, the UK Solar Car Team is just the eighth team nationally to reach the 20-year milestone. It began racing competitively in 2003.
The competition was hosted by Penn State University at the Penn State Agricultural Arena in State College, Pennsylvania, March 29-30.
The award recognizes one female faculty member and one female staff member who promote growth and well-being of women at the university and across Kentucky.
Ann Carver, who received her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from UK in 1987, discussed how technology and innovation have shaped Coca-Cola’s strategy and culture.
Corey Whitenton had been in the workforce for three years after graduating with a mechanical engineering degree from UK Paducah when he decided that it was time to give back to society.
Duncan was elected for “outstanding contributions to the applications of biomaterials, medical device safety, performance and commercialization.”
UK presenters represented the Multidisciplinary Smart Structures Knowledge Research Lab, which is led by civil engineering assistant professor Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto.
Chemical engineering professor Thomas D. Dziubla was inducted for “seminal contributions to biomaterials and advanced drug delivery, establishing the field of biomaterials capable of regulating oxidative stress.”