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2021 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 29, 2021, with a poster competition and awards ceremony.

Tiffany Messer Receives NSF CAREER Award

NSF CAREER awards are presented to young faculty members who have the potential to serve as leaders in research and education in their area of study. 

Chandni Joshi Successfully Defends Dissertation at UK Paducah

The event marked the first time a Ph.D. student had made their defense at UK Paducah.

UK Launches Department of Engineering Technology in Partnership With BCTC, Toyota

The new department offers two four-year undergraduate degrees in lean systems engineering technology and computer engineering technology.

Nelson Akafuah Named Chair of New Department of Engineering Technology

Previously, Akafuah served as a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and associate director of IR4TD. He succeeds Kozo Saito, who served as director of IR4TD since 2007.

UK, UT-Knoxville, Army Collaborating on $50 Million Project to Advance US Manufacturing

Under this three-way partnership, UK’s project will receive approximately $23.8 million from the U.S. Department of Defense

Toyota’s Investment to Diversify Engineering Workforce

The Engineering Technology Department was made possible, in large part, to a $2.25 million gift from Toyota.

Young Alumni Philanthropy Council Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 Class

The inaugural Young Alumni Philanthropy Council class consisted of 24 alumni. The deadline for submitting applications is 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2021.

UK Hosts 1st Event at New WAARP Flight Facility

WAARP is located at North Farm off Ironworks Pike, a 971-hectare agricultural research facility operated by the University of Kentucky.

Wayne Sanderson Named "Great Teacher" by the UK Alumni Association

Wayne Sanderson knew at a young age that he had a gift, and that he wanted to be a mentor for the next generation.