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PEIK Awards Record Number of Undergraduate Power and Energy Certificates

November 17, 2023

In the 2022-23 academic year, the UK Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) awarded a record number of 60 undergraduate certificates in power and energy. This is the largest number of undergraduate certificates awarded in the history of the program. 

PEIK and SPARK Researchers Recieve Best Paper Award

November 17, 2023

Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) and SPARK Laboratory researchers received a best paper award at the 2023 International Conference on Renewable Energy Applications (ICRERA).

Engineering Students Named Winners at Sustainability Showcase

October 30, 2023

Engineering students McKenna Clinch and Donovin Lewis were named winners at the third annual sustainability research poster competition. 

PEIK Researchers Present at 2023 IEEE ITEC Conference and Receive Best Student Paper

September 25, 2023

Power and Energy Institute (PEIK) researchers exhibited and reported at the conference in Detroit, Michigan and took home a best student paper award. 

NSF CAREER Award advancing UK researcher’s work integrating AI in manufacturing

August 22, 2023

Peng “Edward” Wang, Robley D. Evans Faculty Fellow and an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering departments, has received the a prestigious NSF CAREER award for his research on AI in manufacturing. 

The Provost’s 2023 Outstanding Teaching Awards: Doug Klein

July 10, 2023

Doug Klein, director of the Innovation Center and a lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the First-Year Engineering (FYE) program has received one of the University of Kentucky’s 2022-23 Outstanding Teaching Awards.

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. 

YuMing Zhang honored as a 2023-24 University Research Professor

June 14, 2023

YuMing Zhang, Ph.D., James Boyd Professor in Electrical Engineering and UK Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering director of International Partnerships, is one of 16 University Research Professors for 2023-24. 

Peng Wang Receives NSF CAREER Award

May 15, 2023

The CAREER Award is one of the "most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of their organization's mission," according to the NSF.

IEEE Student Chapter Places First at SoutheastCon

May 09, 2023

Recently, 16 students from the UK Engineering Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) student chapter traveled to Orlando, Florida, for IEEE’s SoutheastCon.