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Brenda Heeter—UK Staff Senate Outstanding Staff Award Recipient

The University of Kentucky Staff Senate named Brenda Heeter, administrative services associate for the Department of Mechanical Engineering, an Outstanding Staff Award and Student Recognition Winner. 

Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton Visits UK College of Engineering

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering received its first visit from Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Lt. Gov. Hampton visited the UK campus to speak about her experiences in engineering and tour several aerospace-related student projects at NASA Kentucky.

2017 Solar Eclipse Ballooning Team Recap – Ginny Smith

For the student-led University of Kentucky Solar Eclipse Ballooning Team, August 21 was the culmination of over 18 months of intense preparation for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Scholars in Engineering Leadership Program Q&A

Mike Johnson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, asserts that today’s engineering graduates shouldn’t rest on their expertise alone.

Toyota Investing $1.25 Million to Create an Automotive Production Engineering Program at UK

Two of Kentucky’s economic engines are collaborating to graduate more engineers with automotive production training already under their belt, addressing a significant industry need in the nation’s third-largest auto-producing state.

UK Libraries Science and Engineering Library Hosts Open House, Weeklong Celebration

University of Kentucky Science and Engineering Library invites all UK students, faculty and staff to stop by and learn more about their resources and services at a week of events kicking off this afternoon (Oct. 30) with an open house.

Solving Biomedical Engineering Problems at the Horseracing Track

For biomedical engineering (BME) students at UK, going to the racetrack means not just watching horse racing but learning to solve biomedical engineering problems for horses in a real-world setting.

UK Students Receive IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarships and Outstanding Scholar Award

Three University of Kentucky College of Engineering students, Stewart Jones, Robert Richardson and Abigail Shelton, have been awarded 2017-2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative scholarships.

Investigating Hurricane Destruction, Gutierrez Soto Hopes to Protect Future Storm Victims

Devastating destruction, loss of life and crippled infrastructure. Outside of the disaster zones, millions watched on TV screens and Twitter feeds the desolation left by natural disasters in recent months. And some, like civil engineer Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky, rushed to the hardest-hit areas.

The Kentucky Governor’s 2017 Conference on Energy and the Environment

On October 19th and 20th PEIK exhibited and attended the sessions of the Kentucky Governor’s 2017 Conference on Energy and the Environment in Lexington, KY.