Breaking Barriers: Ruth Coleman the First African American Woman to Graduate from the UK Engineering
Ruth Coleman made history at the University of Kentucky when she became the first African American woman to graduate from the College of Engineering in 1977. Her achievement occurred not long after the end of the Civil Rights Movement.
Dibakar Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., professor of chemical and materials engineering in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, is the 2023 recipient of the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology.
The University of Kentucky and Erin Ashley Simon announced UK freshman Abbie Davidson as the first recipient of the Erin Ashley Simon Esports Internship Fund, a scholarship created by the namesake UK alumna and leading woman in esports.
The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Fall 2022 semester. A total of 5,631 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 1,034 were from the College of Engineering.
Approved by the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees's December 14, 2022 meeting, Woodland Glen III, the residence facility for students in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Living Learning Program (LLP), is being renamed Pigman Hall in recognition of Stanley and Karen Pigman’s impact on the college.
It’s a feeling of accomplishment unlike any other — walking across the Commencement stage, outstretched hand reaching for that coveted diploma. Savannah Lewis has been envisioning that moment for quite some time. Now, she’s just a few days away from becoming a University of Kentucky graduate.
Muralikrishna (Krishna) Chelupati, who graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2005 with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, has been selected as an Engineering News Record Midwest Top Young Professional for 2023.
University of Kentucky College of Engineering students in the Energy Club built partnerships that led to the installation of eight solar-powered umbrellas with device-charging capabilities on campus.
The University of Kentucky ChemE Car team recently competed at the National American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Competition in Phoenix, Arizona, where they placed fifth out of 40 universities worldwide.
YuMing Zhang, James R. Boyd Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been named a 2023 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.