This summer, eight undergraduate University of Kentucky College of Engineering students traveled to NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, to participate in RockOn and Rock Sat-X. Both programs allow college students interested in the aerospace industry to get hands-on experience with NASA launches.
A group of University of Kentucky College of Engineering students and postdoctoral scholars presented their research at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aviation Forum and Exposition, in Chicago, IL.
The University of Kentucky Solar Car team won third place in both the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) on July 7, 2022 and the American Solar Challenge (ASC) on July 16, 2022.
Did you know, in 2019, the Aerospace Industry Association (AIA) reported nearly 30% of uncontained engine failures are caused by machining and finishing process-induced abnormalities?
Knowing that battery storage is significant to the future of renewable energy, the University of Kentucky, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU) have partnered to develop methods for recovering valuable materials from solar panels and lithium-ion batteries, thus reducing future costs and further improving the environment.
The new undergraduate aerospace program will be the first of its kind in Kentucky.
Maria Hessin, a graduate student, J.D. Boyd, a postdoctoral scholar, and Laura Waldman, a postdoctoral scholar, all in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, gave talks at the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Alexandre Martin, a professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been named one of 14 University Research Professors.
Five University of Kentucky College of Engineering students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, two doctoral students received honorable mention recognition from the NSF.
The University of Kentucky’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Team placed third in cost and presentation at the international Formula SAE competition on May 18-21, 2022.