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Tagavi Elected UK Senate Council Vice Chair-Elect

December 11, 2018

Professor Kaveh Tagavi  will begin serving a one-year term as Senate Council Vice Chair on June 1, 2019. While maintaining a robust teaching and research profile, Tagavi has consistently found opportunities to serve.

Rahman Wins UKY Film Festival “Best of Show” Award

December 10, 2018

As team manager for the UK Solar Car Team, mechanical engineering senior Monon Rahman is a familiar face around campus. Recently, he won an award for something non-engineering related—filmmaking.

Rouch Retiring After 33 Years at UK

November 30, 2018

Keith E. Rouch, P.E., professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Mechanical Engineering, is retiring at the end of the semester. Rouch has been a professor at UK for the past 33 years, and served as department chair for 12 years.

McDonough to Retire After 28 Years at UK

November 30, 2018

Jim McDonough, professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Mechanical Engineering, is retiring at the end of the fall semester. McDonough has taught at UK since 1990 and enjoyed a 50-year career in academia and industry.

Three NASA EPSCoR Proposals Selected for Awards

November 19, 2018

Three recent NASA EPSCoR proposals have been selected for $100,000 awards. All of these projects are managed under the NASA Kentucky programs.

NOW HIRING: Department of Mechanical Engineering hiring five faculty positions for 2019-2020 Academic Year

November 16, 2018

Four of the positions are tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level, although exceptional candidates at the associate professor level or higher will also be considered. 

UK CAER Receives $2.9 Million to Expand Groundbreaking Carbon Capture Research

November 14, 2018

Kunlei Liu, associate director for research at CAER and associate professor of mechanical engineering, will be a co-principal investigator on this project.

College of Engineering Selects Lyman T. Johnson Award Winners

November 02, 2018

Mechanical engineering senior Chelsea Elizabeth Robinson and Taunya Phillips (BSCHE '87) were honored at the 28th annual Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Awards Dinner last month.

Martin Chosen for SEC Travel Program; Will Visit University of Tennessee

October 30, 2018

Past program participants have been invited to present their research at conferences, been awarded competitive grants and others have secured publications in leading journals. 

Distinguished Alumnus Davis Celebrates 100th Patent

October 16, 2018

Alumnus L. Berkley Davis Jr., who retired in 2016, currently holds 101 patents. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2006, the UK College of Engineering’s Hall of Distinction in 2007, the UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 2015.