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Recap of the College of Engineering Awards Banquet Sponsored by Tau Beta Pi

April 28, 2018

The annual event took place April 17, 2018 at the Hilary J. Boone Center. Representative Sannie Overly, a 1989 civil engineering graduate from the University of Kentucky, gave the keynote address.

Engineering Scholars in Entrepreneurship Program Q&A with Bruce Walcott

April 13, 2018

When you hear the word “entrepreneur,” who comes to mind? Perhaps Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey or Jeff Bezos—billionaire geniuses whose ideas never miss? Bruce Walcott, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and faculty advisor to the University of Kentucky Entrepreneurs Club, wants you to think of someone else: you.

Induction into the Profession Ceremony Set for May 5

March 13, 2018

Graduating engineering and computer science seniors and graduate students are invited to the Induction into the Profession Ceremony Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Brunch at the Hilary J. Boone Center will immediately follow the conclusion of the program.

Cheng Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 19, 2017

University of Kentucky Frank J. Derbyshire Professor of Materials Science Y.T. Cheng has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced Tuesday.

Boggess Awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

June 29, 2017

Grant Boggess, a recent University of Kentucky College of Engineering graduate, has received a $10,000 Tau Beta Pi Fellowship to attend graduate school at Rice University.

UK College of Engineering to Induct Five Alumni Into its Hall of Distinction

April 20, 2017

On April 21, 2017, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will induct five alumni into its Hall of Distinction. Being inducted are: Allen W. Brown, of Plano, Texas; William Todd Johnson, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Elmer T. Lee, of Frankfort, Kentucky (posthumous induction); Javaid Masoud, of St. Paul, Minnesota; and Mark D. Whitley, of Fort Worth, Texas.

Society of Women Engineers Named UK Student Organization of the Year

April 17, 2017

The University of Kentucky Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been named the 2016-2017 academic year Student Organization of the Year. Given the number of student organizations across campus, the award highlights SWE’s mission to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders

UK Engineering Professor John Balk Wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award

April 11, 2017

John Balk, professor of materials engineering in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, has been named a 2017 SEC (Southeastern Conference) Faculty Achievement Award winner.

E-Day Open House Offers Hands-on Engineering

February 16, 2017

Engineers Day, better known as E-Day, is February 25, 2017, from 9 am to 1 pm. This open house showcases the diversity of research in the UK College of Engineering. The event, sponsored by Lexmark, offers interactive displays for school-age children in six buildings across campus.

CME Doctoral Student Gutierrez Earns Prestigious Superfund Research Award

October 10, 2016

Angela Gutierrez, a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center was one of six promising trainees nationwide awarded K.C. Donnelly Externship Award Supplements to fund their research at other institutions.