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Smith Working With Louisville Metro to Save Lives With Drone Technology

Since 2002, UK has been at the forefront of using unmanned aerial systems for research. Suzanne Smith, director the UK Unmanned Systems Research Consortium, is leading the way.

VIDEO: Engineers Without Borders Student Chapter Returns to Malawi

In late July 2018, three students, a UK professor, and a professional mentor journeyed from Kentucky to the southeast African nation, where they spent three weeks constructing a kitchen facility in a local schoolhouse.

Drs. Nokes and Balk Accept Associate Dean Positions

Sue Nokes will become the college’s first associate dean for faculty affairs and facilities and John Balk will become the next associate dean for research and graduate studies.

Kentucky Transportation Center Awarded Approximately $900,000 for New Projects

The projects will strengthen Kentucky’s commercial vehicle enforcement programs and improve motor carrier compliance with state and federal regulations.

Novak and Agioutantis to Receive Awards at SME Annual Conference

Both will be recognized at the SME 2019 Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference in Denver, Colorado, February 24-27, 2019. 

SME Norwood Chapter, UKERT, to Receive Awards at 2019 SME Annual Conference

Both organizations will be recognized at the SME 2019 Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference in Denver, Colorado, February 24-27, 2019.

KY-WV LSAMP Program Receives $3.5 Million to Diversify STEM Graduates

Coordinated by UK President Capilouto, director Fara Williams and co-PI and UK College of Engineering Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Johné Parker, UK has led the KY-WV LSAMP program since it was created in 2006.

UK Receives $1.7 Million NSF Grant to Advance Virtual Laboratory Infrastructure

The project will be jointly led by researchers at the University of Kentucky and the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Cui Awarded Two Grants Totaling over $650,000

Funding from the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health will further Cui's work in debugging large ontologies and customizing data collection systems.

Bhattacharyya Receives UK Alumni Professorship Award

Created over 30 years ago, the award recognized faculty for their “influential scholarly contributions, sustained excellence in teaching, and outstanding career or public service.”