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YuMing Zhang Named IEEE Fellow for Robotics and Automations Research

December 08, 2022

YuMing Zhang, James R. Boyd Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been named a 2023 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.

The Engineering Student Council Receives Awards at the National Association of Engineering Student Councils Conference

November 09, 2022

Three students representing the University of Kentucky Engineering Student Council (ESC) attended the National Association of Engineering Student Councils (NAESC) East Regional Conference earlier this month at Louisiana Tech University.

KRUPS Team Receives ISSRDC Award

September 20, 2022

The University of Kentucky team that developed the Kentucky Re-entry and Universal Payload System (KRUPS) project received an Innovation and Technology Demonstration award at the International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISSRDC) in July 2022.

SPARK and PEIK EE Researcher Receives Poster Award at IEEE 2022 PES GM Conference

September 20, 2022

This is the third consecutive year with such success for SPARK Lab students advised by Dan M. Ionel, ECE Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power.

Biyun Xie Receives NSF Foundational Research in Robotics Award

September 12, 2022

Biyun Xie, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received a three-year $499,365 award from the NSF Foundational Research in Robotics program for her project titled, “Autonomous Fault-Tolerant Operation of Redundant Robotic Arms.” Xie is the PI, and Jiangbiao He is the Co-PI.

LG&E and KU and PEIK Renew Multi-year Collaboration Focused on Integration of Renewables

August 09, 2022

Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities (LG&E and KU), part of the PPL Corporation family of companies, and the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) at the University of Kentucky have renewed their multi-year research-sponsored agreement.

UK Solar Car Team Places Third in Two Races

August 04, 2022

The University of Kentucky Solar Car team won third place in both the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) on July 7, 2022 and the American Solar Challenge (ASC) on July 16, 2022.
 

Update on Developing a Mask that Captures and Deactivates COVID-19

July 20, 2022

A team of University of Kentucky researchers led by College of Engineering Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., and his Ph.D. student, Rollie Mills, have developed a medical face mask membrane that can capture and deactivate the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on contact.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes Seven Engineering Students

June 15, 2022

Five University of Kentucky College of Engineering students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, two doctoral students received honorable mention recognition from the NSF.

Spring 2022 Dean's List Includes 910 Engineering Students

June 13, 2022

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. A total of 8,602 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 910 were from the College of Engineering.