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Smith Working With Louisville Metro to Save Lives With Drone Technology

October 11, 2018

Since 2002, UK has been at the forefront of using unmanned aerial systems for research. Suzanne Smith, director the UK Unmanned Systems Research Consortium, is leading the way.

KY-WV LSAMP Program Receives $3.5 Million to Diversify STEM Graduates

October 05, 2018

Coordinated by UK President Capilouto, director Fara Williams and co-PI and UK College of Engineering Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Johné Parker, UK has led the KY-WV LSAMP program since it was created in 2006.

UK Hosting 16th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing

September 28, 2018

Academic and industry leaders from 30 countries are gathering in Lexington, Kentucky, this week for the 16th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing.

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.