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Al-Bakri Wins Young Investigator Award

September 07, 2017

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) and the Scientific Program Committee has selected Amir Al-Bakri, a doctoral student in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, as a winner of the 2017 Young Investigator Award.

Guigen Zhang Joins F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering

August 22, 2017

Guigen Zhang, professor and associate chair of Department of Bioengineering at Clemson University, has joined the University of Kentucky College of Engineering as the inaugural F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Chair in Biomedical Engineering, and the Department Chair of the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME).

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

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.

Low Back Pain Sufferers Experience Relief With UK Researcher's New Treatment

August 31, 2016

Millions of Americans suffering from low back pain could soon have a quick, cost-effective and permanent solution for the debilitating ailment. The solution, an injectable liquid called Réjuve, was pioneered by University of Kentucky researcher Tom Hedman and has received promising early results from a recent clinical study.

New Program Better Prepares UK Engineering Freshmen for Success

August 17, 2016

A new initiative in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will better prepare freshmen for success at the top-ranked engineering college in Kentucky. The First-Year Engineering Program will expose students to engineering courses, disciplines and faculty from day one, enabling them to make a more informed decision when choosing their major.

Puleo Named Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering

May 25, 2016

David A. Puleo, professor of biomedical engineering and associate dean for research and graduate studies in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, has been elected one of 58 new Fellows of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE) by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE). The induction occurred at the quadrennial 10th World Biomaterials Congress on May 18 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

$7M Gift to Transform Biomedical Engineering at UK

April 19, 2016

University of Kentucky College of Engineering Dean John Walz, along with President Eli Capilouto and others, today announced a $7 million gift from UK alumnus F. Joseph Halcomb and wife Joani Halcomb to rename and transform the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

UK Student Entrepreneurs Take First Place at Georgia Bowl

February 11, 2016

A team of University of Kentucky students captured first place this past weekend at the Georgia Bowl intercollegiate entrepreneurship competition hosted by Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia.