The conference is the flagship annual event organized by the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES), which is one of the largest organizations within IEEE.
I. S. Jawahir in the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing and the Department of Mechanical Engineering is Co-PI.
Peng Wang, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, will serve as co-PI.
The Cyril G. Veinott Award is the highest distinction for electromechanical energy conversion.
William English (BSEE 1950), not only helped invent the computer mouse but also made other significant contributions to the computer interface.
Michael Bransom's innovation uses ultraviolet light to kill the bacteria on physical currency.
The two organizations also work together on professional and STEM outreach in support of the regional community.
The purpose of the University Research Professorship program is to recognize and publicize research accomplishments of scholars across the full range of disciplines at UK.
University Scholars participants Rosemary Alden and Nelson Penn will engage in research alongside Ph.D. students and their faculty advisors, Simone Silvestri and Dan M. Ionel.
The recognition was given in conjunction with the IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things.