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Jared Payne Wins Outstanding Master's Student Award

Payne’s research in software has resulted in six archival publications—most of which have been published in the top venues of his research area.


Issam Harik Named University Research Professor for 2021-2022

Since 1994, Harik has been at the helm of a group of students researching the deployment of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in bridges and buildings.


Henry Vickers Leaves Behind More Than $1 Million to Pave Path for Future Engineers

Vickers’ recent gift totaling more than $1 million will support the existing Henry C. Vickers Endowed Scholarship Fund


Danny Francis Wins Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Francis has served as a teaching assistant in the Department of Civil Engineering as well as in the First-Year Engineering program.


Kentucky NNCI Node Renewed through 2025

The program was renewed by the National Science Foundation with an additional $3.5 million of support. Professor J. Todd Hastings serves as co-principal investigator.


Sarah Wilson Named Lutes Award Winner

Sarah Wilson, a lecturer in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, is the 2021 winner of the Henry Mason Lutes Award for Excellence in Engineering Education. 


Carson Labrado Receives Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award

Carson Labrado has made several outstanding contributions to research concerning cybersecurity for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and smart vehicles.


Alexandre Martin Receives College of Engineering Excellence in Service Award

Martin has reinvigorated the William Maxwell Reed seminar series and instituted the Epitome Seminar Series to honor retiring mechanical engineering professors, among other accomplishments.


Brad Berron Receives College of Engineering Excellence in Service Award

In addition to serving as head of research at UK’s James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits, Berron has also mentored several UK junior faculty members.


Guoqiang Yu Receives College of Engineering Excellence in Research Award

Guoqiang Yu leads the Biomedical Optics Laboratory, where his group has invented several highly powerful functional imaging technologies.