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Society of Women Engineers Named UK Student Organization of the Year

April 17, 2017

The University of Kentucky Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been named the 2016-2017 academic year Student Organization of the Year. Given the number of student organizations across campus, the award highlights SWE’s mission to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders

Thapliyal wins Best Paper Award for New Technique applying Quantum Computing Technology to Cybersecurity Applications

April 11, 2017

ECE Faculty member Dr. Himanshu Thapliyal and his students T. Varun and Dinesh Kumar recently won a Best Paper Award for their paper entitled “UTB-SOI Based Adiabatic Computing for Low Power and Secure IoT Devices”, which they presented at the 12th Annual Cyber and Information Security Research (CISR) Conference at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory April 4-6, 2017. 

UK Engineering Professor John Balk Wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award

April 11, 2017

John Balk, professor of materials engineering in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, has been named a 2017 SEC (Southeastern Conference) Faculty Achievement Award winner.

IEEE UK Student Branch Participates in SoutheastCon 2017

April 10, 2017

Fourteen students from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering traveled to Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) SoutheastCon 2017 in Charlotte, N.C. March 30 – April 2. Students participated in a variety of competitions: hardware competition, software competition, ethics competition, student paper competition, t-shirt design competition and website competition.

Students From Across the Globe Competing in International Mining Competition at UK

March 20, 2017

Mining students from across the world and 17 universities will visit Lexington this week as the UK Muckin’ Wildcats Mining Team hosts the International Intercollegiate Mining Competition from March 22-26.

UK Professor Selected for Team Aligning Higher Ed With Manufacturing Workforce Needs

February 28, 2017

University of Kentucky College of Engineering Associate Professor Fazleena Badurdeen is one of six educators selected for a national expert educator team to align higher education curricula with manufacturing workforce needs.

Doing Good: UK Students Create an App for That

February 24, 2017

University of Kentucky students devote more than 100,000 hours to service each year. Some students bust out their dance moves #FTK and some deliver meals through the UK Campus Kitchen. UK engineering students are making a difference in their own way — developing software and apps that help people do good.

E-Day Open House Offers Hands-on Engineering

February 16, 2017

Engineers Day, better known as E-Day, is February 25, 2017, from 9 am to 1 pm. This open house showcases the diversity of research in the UK College of Engineering. The event, sponsored by Lexmark, offers interactive displays for school-age children in six buildings across campus.

Tingting Yu Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

February 13, 2017

University of Kentucky computer science assistant professor Tingting Yu has received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation.

UK Professor Leads International Effort to Study Liquid Metal in Space

February 13, 2017

An estimated $1.2 million international research project funded by NASA, the European Space Agency and the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities in Russia — a rare feat in itself — is being led by the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Dusan P. Sekulic.