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College Announces New Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Major

The BME major, housed in the College of Engineering and supported by the College of Design, is powered by design thinking and available to students beginning this fall.

Kelly Pennell Named Director of UK Superfund Research Center

Pennell’s contributions led to UK-SRC’s recent $8.7 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Three UK Students Awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships

James Tyler Nichols, Stephen Parsons and Eura Shin are the newest NSF fellows from the UK College of Engineering. Annually, the NSF awards approximately 1,500 fellowships from an applicant pool of over 12,000.

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Kelly Lynch

Growing up in Glasgow, Kentucky, Kelly Lynch — not unlike most bright-eyed kids — had dreams of becoming an astronaut. For most, those aspirations are fleeting. For Lynch, they never faded.


Chemical Engineering

Alumni

Kris Wood

Kris Wood (BSCHE 2002), is associate professor of pharmacology and cancer biology at Duke University. He is the co-founder of three companies.


Alumni & Philanthropy Chemical Engineering

Alumni

Luke Fortner

Now a mechanical engineering graduate student at UK, UK offensive lineman Luke Fortner is continuing his studies while at home in Sylvania, Ohio. We asked him how he’s adapting and how he’s staying busy.


Mechanical Engineering

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