Nathan Jacobs, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, will serve as co-investigator and senior mentor.
Upon graduation, Lawhorn will work as part of the Space Exploration Systems Group within Jacobs Engineering in Houston.
The Maurice A. Clay Awards recognize an outstanding graduating senior in each academic college at the University of Kentucky.
The NSF GRFP is the country’s oldest graduate fellowship program directly supporting graduate students since 1952.
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 has made several outstanding contributions to research concerning cybersecurity for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and smart vehicles.
The 2020 inductees represent five different majors: chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.
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.
The team placed 19th among the 49 schools that competed. Several UK Engineering students participated in the competition.
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.