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2 UK engineering students awarded 2024-25 Goldwater Scholarship

May 06, 2024

Asa O’Neal, in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Harrison Yang, in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, are 2024-25 recipients of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. 

UK Women’s Forum announces 30th anniversary Sarah Bennett Holmes Award winners

April 20, 2024

The Sarah Bennett Holmes Awards is among the most esteemed recognitions bestowed at the University of Kentucky and brings recognition for efforts that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Elaine Duncan elected a Biomaterials Science and Engineering Fellow

January 31, 2024

Elaine Duncan, adjunct professor in the University of Kentucky F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE) by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE). 

Patwardhan named new chair of biomedical engineering

January 23, 2024

Abhijit Patwardhan, professor and interim chair, has been named the chair of the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Kentucky Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering.

Pigman College of Engineering researchers among top 2% of world’s most-cited

January 11, 2024

143 current UK scientists and scholars were included on the list compiled by Stanford University in a partnership with Elsevier, and 22 of those included are UK Pigman College of Engineering faculty. 

UK Bioengineer Designs Tools to Improve Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

November 20, 2023

Caigang Zhu, assistant professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, is working to develop new techniques for radiation treatment to improve survival rates of patients with a specific type of cancer.

Caigang Zhu Receives 5-year NIH R01 Grant

September 20, 2023

Caigang Zhu, an assistant professor in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded $2,067,823 over five years from the National Institutes of Health for his work on optical metabolic spectroscopy and imaging tools for cancer research.

2023 REU in Review

August 20, 2023

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Engineered Bioactive Interfaces & Devices program at the University of Kentucky (UK) concluded on Thursday, July 27th, 2023, with a poster competition and awards ceremony.

Biomedical Researchers' Paper Selected as June Feature in Transactions on Biomedical Engineering

June 29, 2023

The paper titled, "A Wearable Fiber-Free Optical Sensor for Continuous Monitoring of Cerebral Blood Flow in Freely Behaving Mice," was authored by eight UK researchers in the colleges of engineering and medicine. 

Faraneh Fathi Awarded SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

June 09, 2023

Faraneh Fathi, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded a $4,000 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for potential contributions to the field of optics, photonics, or related field.