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Spring 2022 Dean's List Includes 910 Engineering Students

June 13, 2022

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. A total of 8,602 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 910 were from the College of Engineering.

Caigang Zhu Awarded Awarded Cancer Center Support Grant Pilot

June 08, 2022

Caigang Zhu, assistant professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded $50,000 through the Cancer Center Support Grant Pilot award at the Markey Cancer Center to develop personalized radiotherapy for breast cancer patients.

Guoqiang Yu Appointed Gill Eminent Professor in Engineering

May 23, 2022

Professor Guoqiang Yu, in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering has been appointed as the Gill Eminent Professor in Engineering.

Sridhar Sunderam Appointed Gill Professor in Engineering

May 23, 2022

Associate Professor Sridhar Sunderam, in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering has been appointed as a Gill Professor in Engineering.

Guigen Zhang Presided the 2022 SFB Meeting and FDA Workshop

May 18, 2022

Guigen Zhang, Professor and Halcomb Endowed Chair of the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, concluded his term as the 2021-2022 President of the Society for Biomaterials (SFB) by presiding the 2022 SFB Annual Meeting & Exposition from April 27 to 30 in Baltimore, Maryland. 

Ramkumar Annamalai Receives NIH R21 grant

May 02, 2022

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.

Two Engineering Faculty Members Chosen for Research Scholars Program for Inclusive Success

April 29, 2022

Two College of Engineering faculty members, Fanny Chapelin, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Brittany Givens Rassoolkhani, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, were included in the Research Scholars Program (RSP) aimed at ensuring diversity and inclusion in research by promoting faculty success.

Two Biomedical Engineering Graduate Students Received Awards in VACA's "60-second Poster Pitch" Competition

April 11, 2022

Samanah Rabienia Haratbar and Mehrana Mohtasebi received awards in the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship’s 5th Annual "60-second Poster Pitch" Competition on April 5th, at the 17th Annual CCTS Spring Conference.

Mehrana Mohtasebi Receives 2022 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award

April 07, 2022

The Sarah Bennett Holmes Awards are among the most esteemed recognitions bestowed at UK and bring recognition for efforts that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Alumna and Adjunct Professor Elaine Duncan receives Society for Biomaterials Award for Service

April 04, 2022

Elaine Duncan, President, Paladin Medical, Inc. and adjunct professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Kentucky, received Society for Biomaterials Award for Service at the 2022 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.