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.
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 McKenna Clinch and Donovin Lewis were named winners at the third annual sustainability research poster competition.
Power and Energy Institute (PEIK) researchers exhibited and reported at the conference in Detroit, Michigan and took home a best student paper award.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
Recently, 16 students from the UK Engineering Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) student chapter traveled to Orlando, Florida, for IEEE’s SoutheastCon.