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National Society of Black Engineers at UK Remains Active Even in a Pandemic

One of UKNSBE’s biggest events of the semester was its Diversity in Engineering Conference, which spanned four days.


Doug Kreis Named Interim Director of Kentucky Transportation Center

Kreis will succeed Joseph Crabtree, KTC’s current director, upon his retirement on March 1, 2021. He joined KTC in 1995.


Meet New BME Student Advisor Katie Robertson

Katie earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Asbury University and obtained her master’s degree in professional counseling from Richmont Graduate University.


Shakira Hobbs awarded NSF Grant to Develop Analytical Methods for Detecting Pesticides

The NSF EPSCoR Track 4 grant funds proposals that will positively impact and potentially transform the principal investigator’s individual career trajectory.


BBC Publishes Article on UK Researchers' Work with Drones and Cattle

Jesse Hoagg, Michael Sama and Josh Jackson have been developing a way for farmers to autonomously monitor cattle using drones.


William Ford Receives New NSF Grant

The project is titled, “RII Track-4: Elucidating Controls of Sediment Phosphorus Delivery to Tile-Drains” and will be funded in the amount of $226,757.


Guigen Zhang Receives New Patent

The patent is titled, “Electrical Double Layer in Nanopores for Detection and Identification of Molecules and Submolecular Units.”


Thapliyal, Degada Receive Second Place in Best Paper Competition at ICCE 2021

The conference received over 280 papers from across the globe.


L. Stanley Pigman Scholarships Available to Eastern Kentucky Students

Students majoring in any of UK’s engineering disciplines are eligible to be Pigman Scholars. Candidates must be a resident of Kentucky and have financial need.


Zach Agioutantis Named Associate Editor of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Journal

Agioutantis is the first faculty member to represent the University of Kentucky on the editorial board of the publication.