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UK Professor Leads International Effort to Study Liquid Metal in Space

February 13, 2017

An estimated $1.2 million international research project funded by NASA, the European Space Agency and the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities in Russia — a rare feat in itself — is being led by the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Dusan P. Sekulic.

NASCAR Driver Ben Rhodes Visits UK Solar Car & Formula Kentucky Teams

February 09, 2017

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Ben Rhodes visited the University of Kentucky campus on January 28, 2017 to meet with the UK Solar Car and Formula Kentucky racing teams. Rhodes, a Louisville native, even took a turn behind the wheel as the weather permitted taking the vehicles outside.

UK Students To Present Research At Conference

February 07, 2017

Two mechanical engineering students of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Paducah Campus have been selected to present their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, scheduled for April 6-8 at the University of Memphis.

UK Honors Student Veteran Matthew Ebert

January 21, 2017

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

After facing the challenge of serving his country, Ebert says he was ready for a new goal to achieve. That’s why he chose to become a mechanical engineering major in University of Kentucky College of Engineering.

Wenk Chosen for SEC Travel Program

October 20, 2016

More than 100 faculty members from all 14 Southeastern Conference (SEC) universities will take part in the 2016-17 SEC Faculty Travel Program, the league office announced Oct. 6. Of the more than 100 participants, nine are faculty at the University of Kentucky. The program, in its fifth year, provides support for selected individuals to collaborate with colleagues at other SEC member institutions.

UK Solar Car Team Competes at American Solar Challenge

August 31, 2016

For the first time since 2010, the University of Kentucky Solar Car Team qualified for the American Solar Challenge (ASC) — a competition to design, build and drive solar-powered cars in a cross-country event.

Nathan Wright: UK Grad and Game Inventor

August 26, 2016

Nathan Wright has always wanted to go beyond the status quo and create, to pursue ideas and make things that nobody else has made before.

New Program Better Prepares UK Engineering Freshmen for Success

August 17, 2016

A new initiative in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will better prepare freshmen for success at the top-ranked engineering college in Kentucky. The First-Year Engineering Program will expose students to engineering courses, disciplines and faculty from day one, enabling them to make a more informed decision when choosing their major.

Universities Off to a Flying Start With Large Drone Research Project

July 11, 2016

Nearly 100 researchers and students from four universities, including the University of Kentucky, converged in Stillwater, Oklahoma, recently to do what they do best — fly unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), otherwise known as drone systems.