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Kentucky NNCI Node Renewed through 2025

May 03, 2021

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.

Carson Labrado Receives Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award

April 28, 2021

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

Five Alumni Inducted into the Hall of Distinction

April 19, 2021

The 2020 inductees represent five different majors: chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. 

UK Solar Car Team Raising Funds on One Day for UK

April 14, 2021

On April 21st, The UK Solar Car Team will seek to raise $8,000 to support its ongoing activities. The team is preparing Gato Del Sol VI for the American Solar Challenge in July.

Engineering Students Compete in Collegiate Clay Target Championship in San Antonio

March 31, 2021

The team placed 19th among the 49 schools that competed. Several UK Engineering students participated in the competition.

SPARK Lab Extends Research on Electric Machines and Drives with Regal Beloit Company

March 24, 2021

Dan M. Ionel, ECE Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power, Director of the SPARK Lab and of the PEIK Institute, will serve as PI for the project leading a team of researchers. 

Himanshu Thapliyal Receives Mid-Career Research Achievement Award

March 22, 2021

The award was conferred by the Technical Committee on Very Large Scale Integration (TCVLSI) of the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS).

How UK Senior Savannah Lewis is Changing the Face of Engineering

March 15, 2021

“Knowing that Black people are succeeding and excelling despite oppression and inequality is so inspiring. Because I know what it feels like when you’re the only black girl in your classroom or in your department,” Savannah Lewis said. “We need to make engineering more inclusive, to bring varying perspectives and inspire generations to come.”

PEIK, KIAC Receive Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Award

March 09, 2021

The Community Environmental Luminary Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in education and outreach.

BBC Publishes Article on UK Researchers' Work with Drones and Cattle

January 22, 2021

Jesse Hoagg, Michael Sama and Josh Jackson have been developing a way for farmers to autonomously monitor cattle using drones.