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Entering His sixth decade at UK, the one and only DB remains at the top of his game.

In 2017, Bhattacharyya, universally known as "DB," celebrated 50 years of prolific research at UK.


Cheng Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

University of Kentucky Frank J. Derbyshire Professor of Materials Science Y.T. Cheng has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced Tuesday.


Alumnus Stan Pigman Receives Honorary Degree of Humane Letters

Nominated by the University Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees and approved by the University Senate, alumnus L. Stanley Pigman received an honorary degree at the 10 a.m. December Commencement Ceremony Friday, December 15.


IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion Best Paper Award

Associate professor Dr. Aaron Cramer and doctoral student YuQi Zhang have been recognized by the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion for a “Best Paper” during the 2016-2017 time frame.


Corbin Mosser: How engineering studies at UK are preparing an ROTC cadet for a military career

A fifth-year senior from Louisville, Kentucky, Corbin will graduate in May 2018 with a degree in mechanical engineering, a minor in military leadership, and an aerospace certificate.


Klein Receives State Board Appointment from Governor Bevin

University of Kentucky's Douglas Klein was appointed to the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors by Governor Matt Bevin on November 21st, 2017.


PEIK Advisory Board Meeting and New Members

On December 1st, 2017 PEIK held its end of the year advisory board meeting. This was an occasion for UK administration and PEIK faculty to present updates on academic curriculum, research and outreach developments.


IEEE Paper Awards for the SPARK Research Team

Dr. Dan M. Ionel, Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power, together with members of his former academic research group, recently received the IEEE Industry Application Society, Electric Machines Committee Annual Paper Award, Third Prize, with a paper on the calculation of strand eddy current losses in electric machines.


UK Researchers First to Produce High Grade Rare Earths From Coal

University of Kentucky researchers have produced nearly pure rare earth concentrates from Kentucky coal using an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process, a groundbreaking accomplishment in the energy industry.


Gail Brion interviewed for UK at the Half

Gail Brion, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering with a joint appointment in the College of Public Health, was featured on a recent UK at the Half.