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.
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.
Lawrence E. Holloway, chair of the UK Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named interim dean of the College of Engineering, effective July 1.
Michael T. Johnson, Ph.D., professor in the Marquette University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named the next chair of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Johnson will have the rank of tenured full professor and begin his duties August 1.
At the annual College of Engineering Staff Appreciation Lunch, Dean John Walz announced the winners of this year’s Staff Excellence Awards.