In July, the UK Solar Car Team competed in the annual Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. Eighteen teams from the contiguous U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico made the trek to Austin to compete in FSGP. Junior Monon Rahman, who serves as the team’s media and communications specialist, provided the recap below.
NASA has announced two new three-year awards totaling $850,000 for the NASA Kentucky EPSCoR Program, hosted at the University of Kentucky.
Earlier this month, Joe Dans at WTBQ Radio in Orange County, New York interviewed University of Kentucky mining engineering professor Rick Honaker about the potential impact of rare earth elements.
The Chemical Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has offered a “summer school” for faculty teaching in the discipline every five years since 1931.
The 2017 PEM seminar will be held on September 15, 2017 at Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington.
Dr. Steven Schafrik joined the Department of Mining Engineering in August 2017.
Congratulations to our 2017 Seniors — Austin Miller, Cory Murphy, Cole Childress, and Jae Hong Song — who placed first in the 20th Carlson Senior Design Competition.
University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that four UK graduates have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships and three have accepted the award.
On March 7, 1988, WRFL (“Radio Free Lexington”) began broadcasting on 88.1 FM from the University of Kentucky campus. Since that day, the station has put a live human being in the DJ’s chair 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
The Formula Sun Grand Prix, held at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, July 3-8, brought together 18 college teams competing in a challenge to design, build and race solar-powered cars.