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The University of Kentucky College of Engineering Welcomes 22 New Faculty Members

In September 2018, UK College of Engineering Dean Rudy Buchheit announced the largest faculty hiring initiative in the college’s history. One year later, we have welcomed 22 new faculty members to the college.

Simone Silvestri to Serve as PI on NSF Project for Human Behavior and Energy Management Systems

The collaborative project will include as Co-PI, UK ECE professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power, Dan M. Ionel.

Department of Computer Science Offers the Hour Of Code in Powell County

On July 30, 2019, volunteers from the Department of Computer Science presented the Hour of Code at the Powell County Senior Citizen Center in Stanton, Kentucky.

Department Spotlights

JoAnna Lio Amos

JoAnna Lio Amos is a producer at EA for Maxis, the studio behind "The Sims" and "SimCity™." EA is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment, and "The Sims" franchise alone has sold more than 175 million units since its launch in 2000.


Computer Science

Alumni

Brian Luciano

Computer science senior Brian Luciano used his undergraduate research experience to secure a network consulting engineer position with Cisco Systems.


Computer Science

Student

Joshua Slayton

While finishing undergraduate degrees in mathematics and computer science, Joshua Slayton (BSCS '06) was sure of one thing: he didn’t want a suit-and-tie job.


Computer Science

Alumni