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Chemical Engineering Students Win at AIChE Conference

Last month, chemical engineering undergraduate students and faculty advisor, Anastasia Hauser, attended the 2023 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Student Conference in Orlando, Florida. 


Agioutantis Receives Howard N. Eavenson Award

Zach Agioutantis, professor and chair of the Department of Mining Engineering, has received the 2024 Howard N. Eavenson Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. 


Honaker Receives Ivan B. Rahn Education Award

Rick Honaker, a professor in the Department of Mining Engineering, has received the 2024 Ivan B. Rahn Education Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. 


Schafrik Honored with two Awards for Excellence

Steven Schafrik, director of graduate studies and associate professor in the Department of Mining Engineering, received awards from the Pittsburgh Coal Mining Institute of America and Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. 


Marketing and Communications Office Wins CASE Award

The Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering Marketing and Communication Office has been awarded a “Best of District” award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Higher Education (CASE) in the category of video commercials. 


UK Researcher Developing Anti-tracking and Robocall-free Architecture

Assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science Yang Xiao and his team are tackling a long-standing privacy challenge faced by many people who use cell phones — mobile tracking and automatic voice calls, commonly known as robocalls.


Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Awarded Millions Over Five Months

Since May 2023, UK Pigman College of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty have received millions in grants and awards from the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research and more.


PEIK Presents Record High Number of Papers at the Large IEEE ECCE Congress and Exposition

Faculty affiliated with the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) together with many PhD students contributed a record number of sixteen papers to this year’s edition of the IEEE ECCE Congress.


Souleyrette Delivers Keynote at 2023 International Symposium for Railroad Operations Research

Reginald Souleyrette, the Commonwealth Chair in Transportation Engineering and a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, delivered an invited keynote address at the International Symposium for Railroad Operations Research in Beijing, China. 


Givens and Students Publish in AAPS Journal

Assistant Professor Brittany Givens and students Ashbey Manning, Claire Rowlands and Hope Saindon published a research article in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Journal.