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UK College of Engineering to Induct Five Alumni Into its Hall of Distinction

On April 21, 2017, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will induct five alumni into its Hall of Distinction. Being inducted are: Allen W. Brown, of Plano, Texas; William Todd Johnson, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Elmer T. Lee, of Frankfort, Kentucky (posthumous induction); Javaid Masoud, of St. Paul, Minnesota; and Mark D. Whitley, of Fort Worth, Texas.


2017 Merit Badge Fair – over 80 boy scouts attended

Our SME student chapter successfully hosted a merit badge fair in the Mining and Minerals Building on Saturday April 15, 2017.


UK teams place 1st and 3rd in SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue

Our two Mine Rescue teams placed first and third in the April 1, SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue completion held in Lexington.


NASA Sends Satellite Developed by UK Students and Faculty to Space

A tiny satellite developed by University of Kentucky College of Engineering students and faculty is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS).


Hastings Part of NSF EPSCoR EAGER Award

Three active and former Kentucky NSF EPSCoR-supported research participants were recently awarded an EAGER (EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).


Society of Women Engineers Named UK Student Organization of the Year

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

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

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.


2017 Mining Foundation Distinguished Lecture: Mr. John Mansanti, 2017 SME President will give "A Rocky Mountain Hi!"

Please join us for this year's Mining Foundation Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 27 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.