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Undergraduate Research Fellowships Lead to Collaborative Partnerships with Faculty, Industry

In fall 2018, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering launched a new Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. Here are the projects and partnerships that emerged from those fellowships.

Himanshu Thapliyal Receives NSF CAREER Award

The CAREER Award is one of the “most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization,” according to NSF.

UK Electrical Engineering Team Wins Award for Open-Source System That Detects Bird Sounds

Mike Johnson, professor and chair in the University of Kentucky Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, led the team, which worked on the project over the summer.

Department Spotlights

Bryan Willis

After graduating this week, Bryan Willis will begin working at NASA, where he will help construct the Portable Life Support System (PLSS), otherwise known as the back-pack, on the upcoming spacesuit.


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Kelsey Daley

An electrical engineering major with minors in mathematics and computer science, Kelsey Daley turned an elevator pitch into a summer internship at Northrop Grumman's Palmdale, California, location.


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Emily Novak

From working on a car manufacturing line to designing test systems for jet engines, Emily Novak has done it all. And she’s a fourth-year electrical engineering major at UK.


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