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Where Are They Now? Zeb Vance Chats from New York City

Zeb Vance likes to say he has studied everything – from algae to amyloids to acute myeloid leukemia. He credits the preparation he received during his undergraduate studies in the UK Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department for his adaptability. He believes that the diversity of the UK Biosystems Engineering degree is a huge selling point in the job market today.


Where Are They Now? An Interview from Poland

Somsubhra (Som) Chattopadhyay, a doctoral student in the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering from 2014-2017, caught up with us from Poland, where he now works.


Wildcat Pulling Team Earns National Acclaim

The University of Kentucky Wildcat Pulling Team returned to the national stage with an overall third-place outing in the 2022 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International 1/4-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition held June 2-6 in Peoria, Illinois.


L. Sebastian Bryson Named Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering

Bryson has taught at UK since 2006 and served as director of graduate studies for civil engineering since 2021.


Alexandre Martin Named University Research Professor for 2022-2023 Academic Year

Alexandre Martin, a professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been named one of 14 University Research Professors.


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes Seven Engineering Students

Five University of Kentucky College of Engineering students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, two doctoral students received honorable mention recognition from the NSF.


Formula Kentucky Places Third at FSAE Michigan

The University of Kentucky’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Team placed third in cost and presentation at the international Formula SAE competition on May 18-21, 2022.


Spring 2022 Dean's List Includes 910 Engineering Students

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. A total of 8,602 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 910 were from the College of Engineering.


Y. Charles Lu Named Director of the College of Engineering Paducah Campus

Y. Charles Lu, the H.E. Katterjohn Professor in Engineering, has been named director of the University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering Paducah Campus effective July 1. Lu has taught at UK since 2006 and served as director of undergraduate studies since 2021.


UK Hosts Carbon (CO2) Capture Research and Deployment Forum

A forum on Carbon (CO2) Capture Research and Deployment was held on the University of Kentucky’s campus on June 8, 2022. The forum served as a platform for collaborators to review the current status of CO2 capture technologies and the gaps to be bridged for widespread application.