Parsons, a former Chellgren Fellow and current computer science doctoral student from Lexington, will pursue research in robotics and computer vision at UK.
Nichols, a mechanical engineering graduate student from Taylorsville, Kentucky, will pursue research in aerospace engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
James Tyler Nichols, Stephen Parsons and Eura Shin are the newest NSF fellows from the UK College of Engineering. Annually, the NSF awards approximately 1,500 fellowships from an applicant pool of over 12,000.
Stephanie Mahan, business office manager at the College of Engineering Extended Campus at Paducah, was one of two recipients of 2020 College of Engineering Staff Excellence Awards.
Doug Kreis, associate director of the Kentucky Transportation Center, was one of two recipients of 2020 College of Engineering Staff Excellence Awards.
Dr. Janet Lumpp and Dr. Aaron Cramer were the two recipients of the 2020 College of Engineering Excellence in Service Awards.
Dr. Jesse B. Hoagg and Dr. Christoph Brehm are two of this year's three recipients of the 2020 College of Engineering Excellence in Research Award.
The BME major, housed in the College of Engineering and supported by the College of Design, is powered by design thinking and available to students beginning this fall.
Students inside and outside UK can earn badges for taking two classes within the same concentration. Courses must be completed during the summer of 2020 to be eligible for a badge.
The University of Kentucky College of Engineering is offering EGR 380: Bourbon Production Engineering in an online format. The course is open to anyone and will run from May 12 – June 23.