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Brehm Receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award

The honor is given to academic scientists and engineers who have shown exceptional promise for doing creative research early in their career.

Brehm’s project, “Numerical Investigations of Particle Interactions with Navy Relevant High-Speed Flows,” addresses the significant gap in knowledge for particulate-laden, high-speed flows, employing one-of-a-kind numerical investigations to study the interaction of particulates with high-speed flows for geometries and flow conditions relevant to the Navy.


Bullard Breaks Guinness World Record, Makes Donation to the College

On Saturday, January 12, 2019, Bullard, a global provider of personal protective equipment, supplied 10,000 hard hats to fans attending the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt game and broke a Guinness World Record.


VIDEO: Rare Earth Elements Support Renewable Energy Technologies

Sustainability and coal mining don't typically go hand in hand, but a project at the University of Kentucky is offering an opportunity to bring the two together. 


Doctoral Student Wins Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement

Doctoral student Xiaobo “Max” Dong, has been awarded the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement.


Herrin Gives Talk at National Academy of Engineering Workshop

“Engineering a Quieter America: UAS and UAV (Drone) Noise Emissions and Noise Control Engineering Technology” was held in Washington D.C. December 13-14.


Alumna Wright Helps Messer Construction Co. Secure $241 Million Lexington Convention Center Contract

Mary Beth Wright is a UK civil engineering graduate and UK MBA alumna.


Tagavi Elected UK Senate Council Vice Chair-Elect

Professor Kaveh Tagavi  will begin serving a one-year term as Senate Council Vice Chair on June 1, 2019. While maintaining a robust teaching and research profile, Tagavi has consistently found opportunities to serve.


Rahman Wins UKY Film Festival “Best of Show” Award

As team manager for the UK Solar Car Team, mechanical engineering senior Monon Rahman is a familiar face around campus. Recently, he won an award for something non-engineering related—filmmaking.


Mayor Announces METRO C.A.T.S. Program at Charles Young Center

The C.A.T.S. in the program name stands for Computer Access to Succeed. Corey Baker, assistant professor in the UK Department of Computer Science, played an integral role in the program's creation.


Balk Receives Three-Year $835,000 Grant from the Department of Energy

The overarching goal of the project is an improved understanding of processing-structure-property links in multi-principal element alloy (MPEA) materials, specifically the effects of alloy composition on mechanical behavior, with a focus on ductility.