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COVID-19 UPDATES FOR STUDENTS: Latest Message 3/23/2020

This is the College of Engineering's updating blog that will disseminate helpful information to students adjusting to the impact of COVID-19.


PEIK and ECE Students Establish New IEEE PES and IAS Joint Chapter

A new IEEE Student Branch Chapter of the Power and Energy Society (PES) and of the Industry Application Society (IAS) has been recently established at UK.


Caigang Zhu Receives NIH COBRE Grant

With this project, Zhu will work with leading experts from the Markey Cancer Center to address several key questions in the field of cancer research.


Simone Silvestri Wins NSF CAREER Award

The award is given in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.


Co-op and Internship Fair Goes Virtual Due to COVID-19

The spring Co-op and Internship Fair will now be held virtually so students and recruiters can interact without the need of physical presence.


Cancellation: Women in Engineering Day

The upcoming Women in Engineering Day event scheduled for March 18 has been canceled in the wake of COVID-19 concerns and will not be rescheduled this semester.


Former Dean Robert Drake Passes Away

Dean of the UK College of Engineering from 1966-1971, Robert Drake was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1974.


Mollakazemi and Team Win 2020 University of Kentucky Global Health Case Competition.

The team's project addressed Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) in China’s Guangdong Province. 


Qing Shao Published in PNAS

The paper is titled “Anatomy of a selectively coassembled β-sheet peptide nanofiber” and is based on Shao’s postdoctoral work.


LG&E and KU Foundation to Support WiE Explore Summer Camp

WiE Explore is a six-day, residential summer camp that enables female students to explore all nine UK engineering majors in a non-competitive, fun, hands-on environment.