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Silvestri Publishes Five Papers in Top Journals

August 27, 2018

The journals include IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Sensor Networks and IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering.

Computer Science Students Develop App to Benefit Homeless Outreach

August 27, 2018

A team of UK students is using its knowledge of computer science to help some of the most vulnerable members of the largest city in the United States.

Cui Awarded Two Grants Totaling over $650,000

August 22, 2018

Funding from the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health will further Cui's work in debugging large ontologies and customizing data collection systems.

Seales Helps Nashville Family Solve 40-Year-Old Mystery

August 20, 2018

Brent Seales' digital restoration technology has led to breakthroughs in unwrapping charred ancient scrolls. But recently, he used it to help a Nashville, Tennessee family answer a longstanding question.

UK Engineering, Industry Partner Faradine Systems, Examine International Space Station Hardware

August 09, 2018

An LED light including its internal controller that spent approximately nine years aboard the International Space Station is being studied for negative effects caused by space’s radiation levels.

Engineering Faculty Explore UK’s Strengths in the Area of Autonomous Systems

August 09, 2018

Twenty University of Kentucky College of Engineering faculty members representing five departments, as well as staff from the Kentucky Transportation Center, participated in a research retreat focused on autonomous systems.

Using Science Fiction to Teach Computer Ethics

July 27, 2018

Judy Goldsmith, professor in the Department of Computer Science, regularly teaches CS585: “Science Fiction and Computer Ethics. She recently co-authored an article about the rationale behind the course for Communications of the ACM and was featured in a short video.

Seales Featured in Smithsonian Magazine Article

July 09, 2018

The article, "Secrets of the Scrolls," appeared in the July/August issue. In April, "60 Minutes" devoted a segment to his research and interest in the Herculaneum scrolls.

Mueller Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship; Mehanna Receives Honorable Mention

June 12, 2018

 Mueller will use his fellowship to pursue doctoral studies and research in computer science at Johns Hopkins University. 

Alumna Chafins Thriving at Hulu, Profiled by Geekwire

June 11, 2018

Billie Sue Chafins, who earned bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science from UK, was named Geekwire's "Geek of the Week." Chafins works at Hulu and was previously at Microsoft.