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Dean Buchheit Announces Plan to Hire 20 New Faculty Members for 2019-2020

Departments looking for talented faculty include biomedical engineering, chemical and materials engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering and mining engineering.


NOW HIRING: Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering Position

The Department of Civil Engineering in the UK College of Engineering invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level witha start date of August 1, 2019.


NOW HIRING: Construction Engineering and Project Management Position

The Department of Civil Engineering in the UK College of Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level with a start date of August 1, 2019.


NOW HIRING: Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in materials engineering at the assistant professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019.


NOW HIRING: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in chemical engineering at the assistant professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019.


Fall Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair Features New Location, Record Number of Employers

On September 25, from 12 to 4 p.m., a record-number 142 employers will interview engineering and computer science students of all years and majors in the Bill Gatton Student Center ballroom.


CE-509 Semester-Long Project Begins with Construction Site Visit

The class traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to visit Wehr Constructors, Inc.'s job site for the Republic Bank Foundation YMCA.


New E. On Scholarships for PEIK Success

The UK College of Engineering and the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) have recently awarded more than twenty new E. On scholarships, which are reflective of our commitment for providing opportunities and support for junior and senior engineering majors. The students who were selected to receive this merit-based scholarship demonstrated strong interest in power and energy and already completed at least three courses towards the multi-disciplinary engineering PEIK certificate.

These annual scholarships continue to be supported by the endowment established years ago at UK by E. On / Kentucky Utilities. More information is available on PEIK website: https://www.engr.uky.edu/power/education/scholarship-opportunities

PEIK educates the next generation of power and energy engineers at UK and offers both Undergraduate Certificates and Graduate Certificates. In addition to fundamental multi-disciplinary courses on Power Generation, Power Systems, and Power Policy and Economics, PEIK faculty at UK also offers more specialized courses on Smart Grid, Power Protection, Electric Distribution, Sustainable and Renewable Energy, and many others with a total of more than a thousand annual enrolments.


UK Paducah Engineering Program Celebrates 20 Years

In 1992, Steve Polston worked as the plant manager of the Lockheed Martin Uranium Enrichment Plant in Paducah. Each year, about 20 percent of his engineering staff would move for the sake of career advancement. He decided to do something about it.


Three Lean Graduate Certificates Awarded in 2017-18

Three Graduate Certificates in Lean Systems were awarded during the 2017-18 academic year.