Nathan Jacobs, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, will serve as co-investigator and senior mentor.
The Otis A. Singletary Outstanding Senior Award was established in 1978 as the first award recognizing overall student leadership at UK.
Payne’s research in software has resulted in six archival publications—most of which have been published in the top venues of his research area.
The 2020 inductees represent five different majors: chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.
Kathy Ice-Wedding in the Department of Computer Science was nominated for the Staff category. Mujan Seif and Parto Babaniamansour were nominated for the Graduate Student category.
The program is all-expenses-paid and lasts for eight weeks. Graduate students and faculty may also apply.
The paper will be fast-tracked to publication in a special issue of Elsevier Computer Communications Journal.
The team placed 19th among the 49 schools that competed. Several UK Engineering students participated in the competition.
The uky-BBB team advanced to the Division Championship, the next level before the North America Championship.
The Community Environmental Luminary Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in education and outreach.