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Hoagg Named Associate Editor of IEEE Journal

September 12, 2018

The mechanical engineering associate professor will be associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.

Martin and Smith Receive NASA Grant for Thermal Protection Systems and Instruments

September 10, 2018

The $270,000 grant is courtesy of NASA’s Flight Opportunities program which supports NASA’s future exploration and science missions.

Graña-Otero and Martin Receive Air Force Grant to Study Carbon Oxidation in Extreme Conditions

August 23, 2018

The $592,839 grant will enable the researchers to study chemical processes that pose a danger to hypersonic aircraft.

UK Engineering, Industry Partner Faradine Systems, Examine International Space Station Hardware

August 09, 2018

An LED light including its internal controller that spent approximately nine years aboard the International Space Station is being studied for negative effects caused by space’s radiation levels.

Engineering Faculty Explore UK’s Strengths in the Area of Autonomous Systems

August 09, 2018

Twenty University of Kentucky College of Engineering faculty members representing five departments, as well as staff from the Kentucky Transportation Center, participated in a research retreat focused on autonomous systems.

Drone Research Project Reaches New Heights

August 03, 2018

Eighteen students, staff and faculty from UK, along with representatives from three other universities, recently traveled to Alamosa, Colorado, where they participated in ISARRA Flight Week.

Alumna Rebecca Wingfield One of Six New NASA Flight Directors

July 11, 2018

The 2007 mechanical engineering graduate will lead mission control for a variety of new operations at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Changing the Context

May 23, 2018

To improve life on Earth, Twyman Clements (BSME '09, MSME '11) and Gentry Barnett (BSEE '06, MSBME '08) are focused on space.

Students Designing Capsules for NASA

May 03, 2018

During the past four years, two entry capsules have entered the atmosphere as a result of the College's partnership with NASA.

Mechanical Engineering Seniors Participate in Speedfest

May 02, 2018

During the last weekend in April, 10 mechanical engineering seniors successfully competed in the Alpha class of Speedfest at Oklahoma State University.