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How UK Researchers and Partners are Working to Reduce, Eliminate Carbon Emissions

December 07, 2022

University of Kentucky researchers at the PPL Corporation R&D Center in Lexington, KY, concluded an annual program research meeting with Carbon Management Research Group (CMRG), a collaborative industrial-state-federal partnership.

UK College of Engineering Hosts International Ablation Workshop

November 17, 2022

The Ablation Workshop took place on the University of Kentucky's campus on November 9-10, 2022. An international research community of scientists, engineers and students working on ablative thermal protection systems attended the event.

Graduate Students Present Work at Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing

October 25, 2022

Four graduate students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering traveled to Berlin, Germany to present their work at the Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing in October, 2022.

Engineering Students and Alumni Were Honored at the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards Program

October 17, 2022

Seun Adekunle, a computer science student, Maya Bentley Anthony, a biosystems engineering graduate, Jayla McCoy, a mechanical engineering student and Austin Mitchell, a civil engineering graduate were honored during the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards program Friday, Oct. 14 at the Gatton Student Center.

Michael Renfro Named Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Facilities

October 10, 2022

Michael Renfro has been named the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Facilities at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering.

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.

Kirsten Ford Places Second at Planetary Probe Workshop

September 13, 2022

Kirsten Ford, a University of Kentucky senior studying aerospace engineering, placed second for Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the 19th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-19) in Santa Clara, California on September 2.

Mechanical Engineering Alumni Promoted to Colonel of the U.S. Air Force

September 07, 2022

Michael B. Baker was promoted to Colonel of the United States Air Force on June 11, 2022.

NSF-Funded Engineering Research to Combat Medical Device Infections

August 26, 2022

Martha Grady, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is the recipient of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for her recent project, “Mechanical Mechanisms of Biofilm Survival on Implant Surfaces."


Savio Poovathingal Receives DEPSCOR Award to Model Hypersonic Environments

August 16, 2022

Savio Poovathingal received a three-year $600,000 award from the Department of Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) for his project titled, “Fragmentation and melting of ice particles subjected to hypersonic aerothermodynamic environments.”