The RescUKats, the University of Kentucky Mine Rescue Team, won the Spring 2018 Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Competition. The competition was hosted by the Ohio State Division of Mines at their training grounds in Cadiz, Ohio April 6-7.
On April 1, "60 Minutes" aired a story that featured the research of W. Brent Seales called "The Scrolls of Herculaneum." The segment discussed the history of the Herculaneum library and Seales' recent success virtually unwrapping a burned 1,700-year old scroll of the biblical book of Leviticus.
Congratulations to Raymond‐Blythe Professor of Civil Engineering Issam Harik on being named a recipient of the 2018 SEC Faculty Achievement Award! The awards honor one individual from each SEC university who has excelled in teaching and research.
Nathan Jacobs, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, has received a Google Faculty Research Award to continue his work on relating ground-level and overhead views of the same location. This is Jacobs’ second Google Faculty Research Award.
Three University of Kentucky College of Engineering students received awards at the 2018 Kentucky Water Resources Annual Symposium. The event took place on March 19 and was held at the Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington.
Baker presenting at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) National Convention to help graduate students succeed
Corey Baker, assistant professor in Computer Science, will present a two-part workshop and panel titled, “Maximizing your PhD, preparing for academia or industry” at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) National Convention in Pittsburgh, PA to current Ph.D., MS, and BS students.
Micaha Dean Hughes, assistant director of recruitment and female initiatives in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, has received a 2018 Educator Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Kentucky affiliate.
Graduating engineering and computer science seniors and graduate students are invited to the Induction into the Profession Ceremony Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Brunch at the Hilary J. Boone Center will immediately follow the conclusion of the program.
Phillip Rogaway, professor in the University of California, Davis Department of Computer Science will give a seminar at the University of Kentucky on March 23 at 4:00 p.m. in the James F. Hardymon Theatre at the Davis Marksbury Building.
The University of Kentucky mining engineering team received first place at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) annual student design competition held during the SME Annual Conference & Expo in Minneapolis, Minnesota.