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L. Stanley Pigman Scholarships Available to Eastern Kentucky Students

January 12, 2021

Students majoring in any of UK’s engineering disciplines are eligible to be Pigman Scholars. Candidates must be a resident of Kentucky and have financial need.

Fall Semester Dean’s List Features 991 Engineering Students

January 11, 2021

To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.

Jhon Silva-Castro Assumes Responsibilities as Director of Graduate Studies

January 04, 2021

Silva joined the department as an assistant professor in 2013 and maintains an active research group.

PEIK, KIAC Receive Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Award

December 09, 2020

The Community Environmental Luminary Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in education and outreach.

UK CAER, Mining Collaborate to Launch New, Sustainable Electronics Recycling Program

October 26, 2020

Mining engineering professor Jack Groppo is spearheading an effort to turn domestic electronics waste into a Kentucky industry.

Silva and Agioutantis Receive $543,000 Alpha Foundation Project for Underground Mine Seals Integrity Assessment

October 12, 2020

The project is expected to start on November 1, 2020, and will span two years.

UK SME Chapter Receives Two Awards

September 28, 2020

The chapter won the SME Outstanding Student Chapter Award and the Mineral Education Coalition Outstanding Student chapter awards for the 2019-2020 school year.

Kentucky Professional Engineers in Mining (PEM) Seminar to be Held Virtually September 11

September 07, 2020

Attendees receive professional development credit which can be applied toward the requirement for maintaining professional engineering licensure.

Sottile, Schafrik, and Agioutantis receive $643,000 NIOSH Contract for Autonomous Shuttle Car Docking

September 02, 2020

The project began on September 1, 2020, and will span two years.

Agioutantis and Schafrik Receive New Alpha Foundation Grant

September 01, 2020

The project is titled, “Comprehensive atmospheric monitoring in underground coal mines: long term critical trend analysis and tablet-based communication.”