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The uncrewed HiDRON stratospheric glider from Stratodynamics is designed to release from a sounding balloon at near-space altitude, enabling a controlled descent for technology payloads aboard. Credits: Stratodynamics, Inc./UAVOS

Hybrid Balloon/Glider System Tests NASA-Supported Turbulence Detection Technology

Sean Bailey, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is principal investigator for a wind probe from the University of Kentucky.

UK Partners With NASA to Help Launch $15 Million Space Technology Research Institute

Led by professor Alexandre Martin, the UK team comprises faculty members in mechanical engineering and materials engineering. 

Five of UK's ten NSF Graduate Research Fellows are from the College of Engineering

Five Engineering Students and Recent Graduates Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

The NSF GRFP is the country’s oldest graduate fellowship program directly supporting graduate students since 1952.

Department Spotlights

Daniel Kennedy

Mechanical and computer engineering senior Daniel Kennedy, of Villa Hills, Kentucky, recently completed the 2020 Henry Clay Internship at NASA HQ.


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Student

Eric Coleman

Eric Coleman (BSME '92) describes his life as blessed and part of a much bigger plan than even he could have imagined.


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Alumni

Sydney Litterer

A mechanical engineering degree and a peace studies certificate have paved a career path for alumna Sydney Litterer (BSME 2019).


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