A decades-long tradition, UK Engineering held its first E-Day on May 26, 1921. The university dismissed classes at noon to allow the community to tour the college and see its researchers and students in action. Now, an estimated 3,000 people attend E-Day each year.
The University of Kentucky's Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) received the 2023 Living Legacy Award for Community Impact at the Second Annual MLK Legacy Luncheon on February 2, 2023.
The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Fall 2022 semester. A total of 5,631 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 1,034 were from the College of Engineering.
University of Kentucky researchers at the PPL Corporation R&D Center in Lexington, KY, concluded an annual program research meeting with Carbon Management Research Group (CMRG), a collaborative industrial-state-federal partnership.
The Ablation Workshop took place on the University of Kentucky's campus on November 9-10, 2022. An international research community of scientists, engineers and students working on ablative thermal protection systems attended the event.
Four graduate students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering traveled to Berlin, Germany to present their work at the Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing in October, 2022.
Seun Adekunle, a computer science student, Maya Bentley Anthony, a biosystems engineering graduate, Jayla McCoy, a mechanical engineering student and Austin Mitchell, a civil engineering graduate were honored during the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards program Friday, Oct. 14 at the Gatton Student Center.
Michael Renfro has been named the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Facilities at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering.
The University of Kentucky team that developed the Kentucky Re-entry and Universal Payload System (KRUPS) project received an Innovation and Technology Demonstration award at the International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISSRDC) in July 2022.
Kirsten Ford, a University of Kentucky senior studying aerospace engineering, placed second for Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the 19th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-19) in Santa Clara, California on September 2.