The Vesuvius Challenge has announced the grand prize winners of its global AI contest to virtually unwrap a still-rolled carbonized papyrus scroll from the ancient city of Herculaneum. The virtual unwrapping software utilized in the contest was developed by Pigman Endowed Professor of Heritage Science Brent Seales.
Assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science Yang Xiao and his team are tackling a long-standing privacy challenge faced by many people who use cell phones — mobile tracking and automatic voice calls, commonly known as robocalls.
The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) named its ten finalists in the 5-Minute Fast Track Competition last week. Among those, were Sydney Chapman, a senior, majoring in computer science and Ashbey Manning, a senior, majoring in chemical engineering.
The Herculaneum scrolls are among the most iconic and inaccessible of the world’s vast collection of damaged manuscripts, but since being burned and carbonized by the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE, they’ve been deemed “unreadable.”
Yang Xiao first UK faculty to receive an award from the NSF's Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program.
Restoring an ancient library from the ashes of Mount Vesuvius is now closer to a reality. To highlight the progress, this is the first in a four-video series featuring Brent Seales, University of Kentucky Alumni Professor in the Department of Computer Science
A decades-long tradition, UK Engineering held its first E-Day on May 26, 1921. The university dismissed classes at noon to allow the community to tour the college and see its researchers and students in action. Now, an estimated 3,000 people attend E-Day each year.
The University of Kentucky's Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) received the 2023 Living Legacy Award for Community Impact at the Second Annual MLK Legacy Luncheon on February 2, 2023.
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.