Michael T. Johnson, Ph.D., professor in the Marquette University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named the next chair of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Johnson will have the rank of tenured full professor and begin his duties August 1.
At the annual College of Engineering Staff Appreciation Lunch, Dean John Walz announced the winners of this year’s Staff Excellence Awards.
According to Thomas Novak, professor and Alliance Coal Chair in the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Kentucky, approximately 50 percent of all coal produced in underground mines in the U.S. comes from a particular kind of underground mine called a longwall mine.
The world's largest mathematical proof — at a massive 200 terabytes — has been produced and a longstanding math mystery has been solved by University of Kentucky Professor Victor Marek and collaborators.
Surgeons and anesthesiologists prepped for their next bariatrics surgery: scrubs, masks, gowns, gloves? Check. And then the software engineer geared up: Google Glass, connected and fully charged? Check. They headed into the operating room.
David A. Puleo, professor of biomedical engineering and associate dean for research and graduate studies in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, has been elected one of 58 new Fellows of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE) by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE). The induction occurred at the quadrennial 10th World Biomaterials Congress on May 18 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
University Alumni Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya is the subject of a faculty profile in the Spring 2016 issue of Chemical Engineering Education.
Nikiforos Stamatiadis, the Raymond-Blythe Professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Civil Engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to teach and conduct research on transportation engineering, with a focus on highway design and safety, at the University of Catania in Catania, Italy.
At the annual Tau Beta Pi Awards Banquet held April 19, Civil engineering associate professor Tim Taylor was named the 2016 winner of the Henry Mason Lutes for Excellence in Engineering Education Award.
University of Kentucky College of Engineering Dean John Walz, along with President Eli Capilouto and others, today announced a $7 million gift from UK alumnus F. Joseph Halcomb and wife Joani Halcomb to rename and transform the Department of Biomedical Engineering.