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Research Areas

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky incorporates traditional broad research discipline areas with cutting-edge technology and applications. Our Strategic Plan is focused on developing strength in five key areas through diverse and collaborative research to impact the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the nation and the world.  Our major research discipline areas and strategic research focus areas include:

Research Discipline Areas

Strategic Research Focus Areas

Our faculty conduct multi-disciplinary research cutting across these discipline and strategic areas with collaborations throughout the College of Engineering and other colleges at the University of Kentucky and around the world.