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UK researcher receives NSF CAREER award to develop data-driven, smart technologies for sustainable living

Using groundbreaking artificial intelligence (AI) technology, a University of Kentucky researcher is developing a machine learning pipeline with the goal of improving our quality of life.

Celebrating the engineering technology inaugural class

The Fujio Cho Department of Engineering Technology in the Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering was established in the Fall of 2021 through a 2 + 2 partnership with the Bluegrass Community and Technical College. It offers two distinct degrees: Computer Engineering Technology and Lean Systems Engineering Technology. Upon completing their Associate of Applied Science degree in engineering technology at the community college, students can pursue the bachelor’s degree in the corresponding engineering technology pathway at the Pigman College of Engineering. The programs are on track to graduate the first cohorts in May 2025.  

Spring 2024 Dean's List includes 953 engineering students

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the spring 2024 semester. A total of 8,580 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 953 were from the Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering.

UK celebrates opening of engineering lab designed to advance US manufacturing

On May 29, the University of Kentucky’s Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Next Generation Additive Manufacturing Research Laboratory (NextGen AMRL), the newest addition to the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM).

Rollie Mills recipient of Karen Wetterhahn Award

Rollie Mills, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering and UK Superfund Research Program Center trainee, was selected by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP) the 26th recipient of the Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award.

Markey Research Day highlights breadth, depth of cancer research

Graduate student Ibrahim Imam took second place in the basic science poster presentations. 

2024 College of Engineering Faculty Awards

The annual College of Engineering Faculty Awards ceremony was held on April 25 at Malone's Prime and Events. Awards were given in the areas of research, service and graduate studies.

Materials science innovator named 2023 AAAS Fellow

Yang-Tse Cheng, the Frank J. Derbyshire Professor of Materials Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow.

2 UK engineering students awarded 2024-25 Goldwater Scholarship

Asa O’Neal, in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Harrison Yang, in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, are 2024-25 recipients of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. 

Tong, Yang and Yi winners in NIH TARGETED Challenge

Sheng Tong, associate professor, Xiaoyue Yang, post-doctoral scholar and Zhongchao Yi, graduate student in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering awarded $75,000 for winning proposal in NIH Targeted Genome Editor Delivery (TARGETED) Challenge.