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Backseat Driver: UK Student Works to Make Driverless Vehicles a Reality

November 29, 2016

Put Angelo Stekardis behind the wheel and he’s one happy man. Instead of flying from Louisville to Southern California, where Stekardis would begin a summer-long internship, he and his father preferred to make the 31-hour cross-country drive. When the internship ended three months later, Stekardis and his girlfriend took a 48-hour “scenic route” home.

Stanley Pigman - Seeing Blue and Making a Difference

November 17, 2016

“If it hadn’t been for an engineering scholarship, Stan Pigman would never have been able to enroll at the University of Kentucky in 1977,” observes Mike Richey, UK vice president for philanthropy. “And if it hadn’t been for his persistence in study and special help from his professors, Stan would never have graduated with a degree that prepared him for the extraordinary success he has experienced.

DoE GEARED Grant Awarded to ECE Professors Holloway & Liao

October 12, 2016

ECE Professors Dr. Larry Holloway and Dr. Yuan Liao have been awarded a grant entitled: “STEP/FEEDER: Strategic Expansion to Achieve GEARED Goals” from the Department of Energy’s GEARED (Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment) program.

Adams, Lu and Young Awarded NASA Grant

October 10, 2016

ECE Professors Adams, Lu and Young have been awarded a grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration entitled “Fast Computational Electromagnetic Methods for GEMINI”.

Dr. Thapliyal Receives Award for DSP from KS&EF

October 10, 2016

ECE Professor Dr. Himanshu Thapliyal has received an award from the Kentucky Science and Energy Foundation entitled “Energy-Efficient Digital Signal Processor Based on Reversible Nanomagnetic Logic”.

Research & Development Excellence Grant Awarded to Young and Adams

October 10, 2016

ECE Professors Rob Adams and John Young have been awarded a grant from the Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation’s Research and Development Excellence Program, entitled “Novel High-Fidelity Methods for Antenna and Circuit Modeling”.

ONR Grant Award goes to Young and Adams

September 16, 2016

ECE faculty John Young and Rob Adams have received a three year award from the Office of Naval Research to study algorithms for the electromagnetic field modeling of Naval vessels.

Hastings Receives Award from DoE to Study Nanoscale Magnetic Materials

September 13, 2016

ECE faculty member J. Todd Hastings has received a new award from the Department of Energy to study nanoscale magnetic materials called artificial spin ices.

Nathan Wright: UK Grad and Game Inventor

August 26, 2016

Nathan Wright has always wanted to go beyond the status quo and create, to pursue ideas and make things that nobody else has made before.

New Program Better Prepares UK Engineering Freshmen for Success

August 17, 2016

A new initiative in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will better prepare freshmen for success at the top-ranked engineering college in Kentucky. The First-Year Engineering Program will expose students to engineering courses, disciplines and faculty from day one, enabling them to make a more informed decision when choosing their major.