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Caigang Zhu Awarded Awarded Cancer Center Support Grant Pilot

Caigang Zhu, assistant professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded $50,000 through the Cancer Center Support Grant Pilot award at the Markey Cancer Center to develop personalized radiotherapy for breast cancer patients.


Biosystems Engineering Spring Dean's List

Thirty-seven students representing eight states made the 2022 Spring Dean's List. Across the university, 7,616 students made the list.

To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.


Nick Stamatiadis Receives 2022 Global Impact Award

Nikiforos “Nick" Stamatiadis, Raymond-Blythe Professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Civil Engineering, is a recipient of the 2022 Global Impact Award for Distinguished Faculty Achievement in International Research and Scholarship.


JiangBiao He Awarded Three-year Office of Naval Research Grant

JiangBiao He, assistant professor and L. Stanley Pigman Faculty Fellow in the University of Kentucky Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded a three-year competitive grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR).


UK Research Project Seeks to Capture CO2 and Produce Hydrogen

The University of Kentucky has received $2.4 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to develop a cost-effective system that will capture carbon dioxide (CO2) and produce hydrogen at natural gas combined cycle (NGCC) power plants.


Research Group Wins NASA Johnson Space Center Director’s Innovation Team Award

The UK Computational Electromagnetics (CEM) Group was awarded the 2022 NASA and Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) Director’s Innovation Award. The CEM team members are Rob Adams, John Young, and Cai-Cheng Lu. The three team members are faculty in the UK Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Cassidy Crouch Awarded a Copper Club Scholarship

Cassidy Crouch, a Mining Engineering undergraduate student from Trenton, Ohio, was awarded a prestigious Copper Club scholarship for the 2022-2023 school year. 


Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar Scheduled for August 19, 2022

The 35th Kentucky Professional Engineers in Mining (PEM) Seminar will be held in person and virtually on Friday, August 19, 2022, at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.


Nelson Akafuah Spoke at FAME Live!

Nelson Akafuah, chair of the Department of Engineering, spoke at FAME Live! an event organized by The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) and The Manufacturing Institute to provide interested companies, schools and regions a chance to see FAME’s program “live” and speak with students, employers and faculty who are living FAME every day.


UK's START Program Offers High Schoolers STEM Education, Experience

The STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program at UK is creating a unique pipeline to increase science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) literacy and careers for traditionally underrepresented populations — people of color, individuals with disabilities, students from free or reduced lunch schools, first-generation college students and girls and women in STEM.