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Students & Faculty Travel the Region for the Power & Energy Experiences Course

June 14, 2017

During the summer, few students want to sit in a classroom for hours; thankfully for students in the Power and Energy Experiences course, education is all about observing real facilities in action—first-hand.

New Book on Renewable Energy and Systems

June 08, 2017

Dan M. Ionel, Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power, has co-authored and co-edited the book titled Renewable Energy Devices and Systems with Simulations in MATLAB® and ANSYS®, published by CRC Press.

Chen Receives $100,000 Grant for Nanoscale Materials & Sensors Research

May 08, 2017

A startup company, Advanced Semiconductor Processing Technology (ASPT), LLC, has awarded an $80,000 grant to Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Zhi David Chen for research at the University of Kentucky on novel perovskite solar cells.

UK College of Engineering to Induct Five Alumni Into its Hall of Distinction

April 20, 2017

On April 21, 2017, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will induct five alumni into its Hall of Distinction. Being inducted are: Allen W. Brown, of Plano, Texas; William Todd Johnson, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Elmer T. Lee, of Frankfort, Kentucky (posthumous induction); Javaid Masoud, of St. Paul, Minnesota; and Mark D. Whitley, of Fort Worth, Texas.

NASA Sends Satellite Developed by UK Students and Faculty to Space

April 19, 2017

A tiny satellite developed by University of Kentucky College of Engineering students and faculty is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS).

Hastings Part of NSF EPSCoR EAGER Award

April 18, 2017

Three active and former Kentucky NSF EPSCoR-supported research participants were recently awarded an EAGER (EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Society of Women Engineers Named UK Student Organization of the Year

April 17, 2017

The University of Kentucky Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been named the 2016-2017 academic year Student Organization of the Year. Given the number of student organizations across campus, the award highlights SWE’s mission to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders

Thapliyal wins Best Paper Award for New Technique applying Quantum Computing Technology to Cybersecurity Applications

April 11, 2017

ECE Faculty member Dr. Himanshu Thapliyal and his students T. Varun and Dinesh Kumar recently won a Best Paper Award for their paper entitled “UTB-SOI Based Adiabatic Computing for Low Power and Secure IoT Devices”, which they presented at the 12th Annual Cyber and Information Security Research (CISR) Conference at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory April 4-6, 2017. 

IEEE UK Student Branch Participates in SoutheastCon 2017

April 10, 2017

Fourteen students from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering traveled to Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) SoutheastCon 2017 in Charlotte, N.C. March 30 – April 2. Students participated in a variety of competitions: hardware competition, software competition, ethics competition, student paper competition, t-shirt design competition and website competition.