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2020 College of Engineering Tau Beta Pi and Department Awards

April 27, 2020

Despite the cancellation of the annual UK College of Engineering Awards Banquet sponsored by Tau Beta Pi, each department and Tau Beta Pi have named awardees. 

SPARK Lab Expands Research on Electric Machines and Drives with QM Power Company

April 15, 2020

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.

Lau, Seikowave, Part of 3D-Printed PPE Effort

April 14, 2020

UK’s team already has a few prototypes and the process is one that can be easily replicated by other institutions wanting to make masks for their own health care system.

PEIK and ECE Students Establish New IEEE PES and IAS Joint Chapter

March 23, 2020

A new IEEE Student Branch Chapter of the Power and Energy Society (PES) and of the Industry Application Society (IAS) has been recently established at UK.

Two Engineering Students Win Miss Black & Gold Awards

February 25, 2020

Chemical engineering junior K’Lynn King was named Miss Black & Gold, and electrical engineering junior Savannah Lewis was named Miss Gold (first runner-up).

YuMing Zhang Receives Grant for Adaptive Manual Arc Welding

January 16, 2020

The $147,750 award is from Advanced Technology International.

SPARK and PEIK to Research New Generation of Motors and Drives for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

January 14, 2020

Dan M. Ionel, SPARK and PEIK Director, electrical and computer engineering professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power, will serve as the principal investigator.

Samson Cheung Elevated to IEEE Fellow

December 18, 2019

Cheung received the honor for “contributions to multimedia data processing with application to autism interventions.”

New Research Project on Virtual Power Plants for Electric Distribution Systems Sponsored by TVA

December 13, 2019

The research will utilize the capabilities developed at UK for the large-scale co-simulation of buildings and electric power distribution systems.

Samson Cheung Co-Investigator on $3.5 Million NIH Grant Through UC Davis

December 08, 2019

The five-year grant will fund research into novel video-based approaches for detection of autism risk in the first year of life.