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Lauren Mehanna Receives Poster Honor from the Society for Biomaterials

Lauren Mehanna, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical Engineering, was awarded an honorable mention for the 2022 Dr. Rena Bizios Poster Award.


Undergraduate Students Add Another Launch to Recent UK College Of Engineering Space Missions

Two teams of University of Kentucky undergraduate students are participating in RockOn!, an annual workshop hosted by Colorado Space Grant Consortium and NASA Wallops Flight Facility.


Two Engineering Students Awarded SMART Scholarships

This award provides students with full tuition for up to five years, mentorship, summer internships, a stipend and full-time employment with the Department of Defense after graduation.


Two UK Engineering Professors Receive NSF CAREER Awards

The CAREER Award is one of the "most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of their organization's mission," according to the NSF.


High School Student Uses AROMA-VOC in Research with the University of Kentucky

Over the last two years, Benjamin Bratten, a high school senior at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, has been working to study sewer pipe leakage and cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) emissions. He has had a “secret weapon” on his side: AROMA-VOC.


UK, Nucor Steel Gallatin Partnering on Unique CO2 Capture Project

The University of Kentucky has received $4.9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to provide its carbon dioxide (CO2) capture system a new challenge: to capture carbon dioxide at a low concentration from the Nucor Steel Gallatin process flue gas stream.


Future of Work Expert Erica Volini and the Changing Workplace

On April 8, the College of Engineering hosted a talk with Erica Volini, the senior vice president of global alliances and channel ecosystem in go-to-market operations for ServiceNow. Volini spoke about the workplace of the future and the intersection of diversity, equity and inclusion.


Karen and Stanley Pigman’s $11.25 Million Gift is ‘All About Students’

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved two gifts totaling $11.25 million from Karen and Stanley Pigman’s Lighthouse Beacon Foundation. Their gifts will support renovation, expansion and need-based scholarships in the College of Engineering.


Ramkumar Annamalai Receives NIH R21 grant

Ramkumar T. Annamalai, assistant professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, is awarded $350,322 through the competitive NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21) to develop a nanomedicine-based therapy for nonunion fractures.


UK Grad, Jacksonville Jaguar Luke Fortner Heads to NFL With 2 Engineering Degrees, MBA

If you're a UK Football fan, you know Fortner as No. 79 — the dogged offensive lineman. Since 2017, he’s been a key member of the Wildcats' dominant offensive line, affectionately known as the “Big Blue Wall.” And now, he can also add professional athlete to that list. On Friday, Fortner heard his name called by the Jacksonville Jaguars as the top pick in the third round of the NFL draft.