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Engineering Scholars in Entrepreneurship Program Q&A with Bruce Walcott

April 13, 2018

When you hear the word “entrepreneur,” who comes to mind? Perhaps Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey or Jeff Bezos—billionaire geniuses whose ideas never miss? Bruce Walcott, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and faculty advisor to the University of Kentucky Entrepreneurs Club, wants you to think of someone else: you.

Engineering Students, Faculty Represent UK at SEC Academic Conference

April 12, 2018

Six University of Kentucky College of Engineering students represented the Big Blue Nation at the 2018 SEC Academic Conference at Auburn University April 7-9, 2018.

Abdallah and Schmal Awarded Research Internships in Germany

April 11, 2018

Mohanad Abdallah and Jared Schmal have been selected to receive Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE). The internships provide students with the opportunity to do research at one of Germany's top universities or research institutions.

Induction into the Profession Ceremony Set for May 5

March 13, 2018

Graduating engineering and computer science seniors and graduate students are invited to the Induction into the Profession Ceremony Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Brunch at the Hilary J. Boone Center will immediately follow the conclusion of the program.

UK College of Engineering Awards Record Number of E. On PEIK Scholarships

October 20, 2017

This semester, the UK College of Engineering awarded a record number 33 E. On PEIK Scholarships in power and energy to juniors and seniors pursuing different engineering majors.

Shelton Named John W. Estey Outstanding Scholar

October 11, 2017

Abigail Shelton, a senior majoring in electrical engineering, has been selected as one of seven Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholars to receive a John W. Estey Outstanding Scholar Award. The IEEE PES John W. Estey Outstanding Scholar award is presented to the top PES Scholar recipient within each Region.

Six Students Selected for UK's Inaugural Mgt Leadership for Tomorrow Cohort

October 04, 2017

Six University of Kentucky students were admitted to the Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Career Prep program. The students make up the first ever MLT cohort of University of Kentucky students.

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.

UK’s Solar Car Team at the annual Formula Sun Grand Prix: Scrutineering, Brake Testing and Heat

August 07, 2017

In July, the UK Solar Car Team competed in the annual Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. Eighteen teams from the contiguous U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico made the trek to Austin to compete in FSGP. Junior Monon Rahman, who serves as the team’s media and communications specialist, provided the recap below.

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.