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Thapliyal Receives NSF Award to Research Photovoltaic-based Approach to Vehicular Security

September 20, 2017

Himanshu Thapliyal, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been awarded funding by the National Science Foundation to explore hardware security measures for vehicle security.

Five UK Undergrads Selected for NSF Summer Research Programs

August 28, 2017

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced five of the university's undergraduate students pursued research in their fields of study this summer with funding from the National Science Foundation-Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) program.

Johnson and Tyler Receive Fulbright Scholarships

July 19, 2017

University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that four UK graduates have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships and three have accepted the award.

Students Bring New-school Optimization to an Old School Radio Station

July 19, 2017

On March 7, 1988, WRFL (“Radio Free Lexington”) began broadcasting on 88.1 FM from the University of Kentucky campus. Since that day, the station has put a live human being in the DJ’s chair 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Three UK Students Recognized by Goldwater Scholarship Program

April 28, 2017

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that senior Benjamin Riley, of Louisville, Kentucky, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Riley is among 240 students nationwide awarded the Goldwater Scholarship this year. This year’s Goldwater Scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,286 mathematics, science and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of 470 colleges and universities nationwide.

Additionally, two other UK students, Aaron Mueller, of Louisville, and Connor VanMeter, of Lexington, were among 307 students to receive honorable mention recognition from the esteemed scholarship program.

UK College of Engineering to Induct Five Alumni Into its Hall of Distinction

April 20, 2017

On April 21, 2017, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will induct five alumni into its Hall of Distinction. Being inducted are: Allen W. Brown, of Plano, Texas; William Todd Johnson, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Elmer T. Lee, of Frankfort, Kentucky (posthumous induction); Javaid Masoud, of St. Paul, Minnesota; and Mark D. Whitley, of Fort Worth, Texas.

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

Doing Good: UK Students Create an App for That

February 24, 2017

University of Kentucky students devote more than 100,000 hours to service each year. Some students bust out their dance moves #FTK and some deliver meals through the UK Campus Kitchen. UK engineering students are making a difference in their own way — developing software and apps that help people do good.

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.