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UK grad ‘soars back’ after 40 years, becoming 1st to earn Ph.D. in aerospace engineering

“When I started at UK almost 45 years ago, I could not have imagined in my mind — nor even in any theoretical parallel universe — that I would be getting an aerospace Ph.D. from here,” Sinha said. “Much less to be the first recipient of the degree with an aerospace major. When you get older, you start to think about legacy, and this is a legacy that will endure.”

UK Women’s Forum announces 30th anniversary Sarah Bennett Holmes Award winners

The Sarah Bennett Holmes Awards is among the most esteemed recognitions bestowed at the University of Kentucky and brings recognition for efforts that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Pigman College of Engineering inducts 2024 class into Hall of Distinction

J. Chris Adkins, Ollie James Akel, Charles 'Rusty' Justice, Maj. Gen. Trey Rawls, David B. Servis and Anna C. Workman were inducted into the Pigman College of Engineering Hall of Distinction on April 18, 2024.

David Lu wins poster competition at Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition

David Lu, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, awarded in best student poster competition at the 2024 conference in Palm Beach, Florida.

UK Engineering Paducah Campus launches Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Technology with WKCTC

Starting this summer, students will have the opportunity to earn an Associate of Applied Science through WKCTC and transfer to the UK Engineering Paducah Campus to earn a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Technology.

UK and Fusion Cyber partner to close the cybersecurity talent gap

Fusion Cyber's Cyber Risk Management Framework Bootcamp provides multi-week programs in cyber risk competency. These independent programs are not UK credit-earning, and certificates are not UK-awarded. 

Erhardt's research helps inform Georgia voters

Gregory Erhardt, Raymond Blythe Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, recently contributed to a story on an upcoming voter referendum that would further invest in transit in Cobb County. 

Vesuvius Challenge grand prize winners announced

The Vesuvius Challenge has announced the grand prize winners of its global AI contest to virtually unwrap a still-rolled carbonized papyrus scroll from the ancient city of Herculaneum. The virtual unwrapping software utilized in the contest was developed by Pigman Endowed Professor of Heritage Science Brent Seales. 

Paducah Campus honored by Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce held its 85th Annual Dinner and Business Celebration on Jan. 26, celebrating the achievements of businesses and individuals across the region. Three members of the UK Engineering Paducah Campus were among those celebrated by the community.

Elaine Duncan elected a Biomaterials Science and Engineering Fellow

Elaine Duncan, adjunct professor in the University of Kentucky F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE) by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE).