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2023 Civil Engineering Awards Banquet

The 2023 Civil Engineering Awards Banquet, which took place on September 16, 2023 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington/UK Coldstream, recognizes outstanding alumni and industry leaders in the civil and construction engineering industry.


Caigang Zhu Receives 5-year NIH R01 Grant

Caigang Zhu, an assistant professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded $2,067,823 over five years from the National Institutes of Health for his work on optical metabolic spectroscopy and imaging tools for cancer research.


Engineering Takes Flight

Community invited as US Marine Corps lands aircraft on campus 2-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14.

The “Engineering Takes Flight” event, is free and open to the public.


Dedication held to celebrate renaming of Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering

On Sept. 8, a dedication ceremony was held to celebrate the renaming of the College of Engineering in honor of Stanley and Karen Pigman and to recognize their indelible impact.


Secat, Inc. Announces Leadership Change

Effective July 31, 2023, Todd Boggess resigned from his position of president of Secat, Inc., after 22 years of service to the laboratory and its operation. To succeed Boggess in leadership of Secat, the Board of Directors appointed Nicholas Nanninga to interim general manager, effective Aug. 1.


Bailey Takes Flight to Tackle Turbulence

Sean Bailey, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is working to get ahead of the increasing threat of clear air turbulence. 


Herculaneum scrolls: A 20-year journey to read the unreadable

Restoring an ancient library from the ashes of Mount Vesuvius is now closer to a reality. To highlight the progress, this is the first in a four-video series featuring Brent Seales, University of Kentucky Alumni Professor in the Department of Computer Science


Silverstein Receives Third William H. Corcoran Award

The William H. Corcoran Award is presented each year to the author(s) of the most outstanding article published in Chemical Engineering Education.


NSF CAREER Award advancing UK researcher’s work integrating AI in manufacturing

Peng “Edward” Wang, Robley D. Evans Faculty Fellow and an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering departments, has received the a prestigious NSF CAREER award for his research on AI in manufacturing. 


2023 REU in Review

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Engineered Bioactive Interfaces & Devices program at the University of Kentucky (UK) concluded on Thursday, July 27th, 2023, with a poster competition and awards ceremony.