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

June 11, 2021

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

June 02, 2021

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

Five Engineering Students and Recent Graduates Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

May 10, 2021

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

F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. to receive Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree

May 06, 2021

Dr. Halcomb led the development of joint replacement implants that revolutionized the industry.

Alexandre Martin Receives College of Engineering Excellence in Service Award

April 28, 2021

Martin has reinvigorated the William Maxwell Reed seminar series and instituted the Epitome Seminar Series to honor retiring mechanical engineering professors, among other accomplishments.

Kristen Price Selected as a NASA Space Technology Graduate Researcher

April 22, 2021

Price also received a 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship, which she declined in favor of the NASA doctoral fellowship.

UK Researchers, Senior Design Team, Launch Atmospheric Balloon, Collect Data in Oregon

April 20, 2021

The 150-foot-tall balloon soared to an altitude of 110,000 feet before releasing UK’s KRUPS capsule, which gathered data as it traveled back to Earth.

Five Alumni Inducted into the Hall of Distinction

April 19, 2021

The 2020 inductees represent five different majors: chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. 

Eric Cremers Made CEO of PotlatchDeltic Corporation

April 16, 2021

Cremers joined the company in 2007 as vice president and chief financial officer and has held various executive roles at the company, including serving as the company’s president and chief operating officer since 2013.

UK Solar Car Team Raising Funds on One Day for UK

April 14, 2021

On April 21st, The UK Solar Car Team will seek to raise $8,000 to support its ongoing activities. The team is preparing Gato Del Sol VI for the American Solar Challenge in July.