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Induction into the Profession Ceremony Set for May 5

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 and Space Tango Join Forces to Boost Commercialization

An agreement between Space Tango and  UK's Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC)  will formalize shared income from technology resulting from microgravity research.

From Jay Z to Super Bowl Halftime Shows: UK Grad Engineers Entertainment

From automated giant drawbridges to multi-story audience structures, if Hollywood needs a spectacular set or special effects, Casalino and his colleagues at All Access Staging Productions in Los Angeles get the call.

Department Spotlights

F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D.

Joe and Joani Halcomb’s $7 million gift to name the Department of Biomedical Engineering testifies to the power of influential relationships and positions the University of Kentucky to develop tomorrow’s leaders in a booming industry.

Mechanical Engineering


Virginia Smith

For the student-led University of Kentucky Solar Eclipse Ballooning Team, August 21 was the culmination of over 18 months of intense preparation for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Mechanical engineering senior Virginia “Ginny” Smith served as a mission control leader for the team.

Mechanical Engineering


Matthew Ebert

As an aviation electronics technician in the United States Marine Corps, Florence, Ky., native Matthew Ebert experienced two separate deployments to Iraq and the Persian Gulf.

Mechanical Engineering