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The University of Kentucky College of Engineering Welcomes over 20 New Faculty Members

September 19, 2019

In September 2018, UK College of Engineering Dean Rudy Buchheit announced the largest faculty hiring initiative in the college’s history. One year later, we have welcomed over 20 new faculty members to the college.

Simone Silvestri to Serve as PI on NSF Project for Human Behavior and Energy Management Systems

September 04, 2019

The collaborative project will include as Co-PI, UK ECE professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power, Dan M. Ionel.

Department of Computer Science Offers the Hour Of Code in Powell County

August 12, 2019

On July 30, 2019, volunteers from the Department of Computer Science presented the Hour of Code at the Powell County Senior Citizen Center in Stanton, Kentucky.

Tingting Yu Awarded NSF Grant to Improve Modern Software Systems

July 31, 2019

The total amount of the award is approximately $500,000. The project will involve collaboration between University of Kentucky and Stevens Institute of Technology.

UK Students Visit Apple Headquarters, Develop App to Improve Student Experience

June 24, 2019

Computer science doctoral student Asare Nkansah (BSCS 2019) was one of three students to work with Apple on the app.

PODCAST: Corey Baker Bridging Diversity Gap in Computer Science

June 12, 2019

Computer science assistant professor Corey Baker says universities must do a better job recruiting, retaining and graduating minority students in engineering. Thus far, his own efforts are proving to be very successful.

Harrison Receives NSF Grant for Autonomous Systems Research

June 03, 2019

The three-year grant is for approximately $600,000 and will involve collaboration with the Georgia Tech Institute of Technology.

Brent Seales Awarded $2 Million Mellon Foundation Grant

June 02, 2019

Thanks to a prestigious grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Brent Seales can continue his quest to solve a 2,000-year-old mystery: reading the elusive texts within carbonized Herculaneum scrolls.

Diane Mier and Nick Cprek Win Staff Excellence Awards

May 23, 2019

The awards recognize one exempt and one non-exempt staff member who demonstrate exemplary ability and outstanding performance in their respective positions and who contribute to the overall success of the College. 

Two Engineering Students Awarded Research Internships in Germany

May 02, 2019

Two University of Kentucky engineering students, Cary Brown and Kyra Seevers, have been selected to receive Research Internships in Science and Engineering.