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The University of Kentucky College of Engineering Welcomes over 20 New Faculty Members

In September 2018, we announced the largest faculty hiring initiative in the college’s history. One year later, we have welcomed over 20 new faculty members to the college.

Suzanne Smith Named to Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame

Smith will be one of three individuals to receive induction into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame on November 16, 2019. The ceremony will take place at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.

Hoagg Awarded $1.2 Million Grant for Applied UAV Research

The National Science Foundation grant will allow a research team to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the event of airborne contaminant dispersion.

Department Spotlights

Monon Rahman

Racing enthusiast Monon Rahman graduated this spring with a mechanical engineering degree at the age of 19. Next up? A spot in the NASCAR Diversity Internship Program.


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Alumni

Kaitlyn Kearns

A junior from Nicholasville, Kentucky majoring in mechanical engineering, Kaitlyn Kearns didn’t come to the University of Kentucky with a plan to do undergraduate research. As with most good things in life, she discovered it through a friend.


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Student

Floyd Taylor

Appreciative students made Floyd Taylor, senior machinist for the College of Engineering, a finalist for the 2018 UK Staff Senate Outstanding Staff Award.


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Staff