Since 2002, UK has been at the forefront of using unmanned aerial systems for research. Suzanne Smith, director the UK Unmanned Systems Research Consortium, is leading the way.
Coordinated by UK President Capilouto, director Fara Williams and co-PI and UK College of Engineering Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Johné Parker, UK has led the KY-WV LSAMP program since it was created in 2006.
Academic and industry leaders from 30 countries are gathering in Lexington, Kentucky, this week for the 16th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing.
The mechanical engineering associate professor will be associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
The $270,000 grant is courtesy of NASA’s Flight Opportunities program which supports NASA’s future exploration and science missions.
The $592,839 grant will enable the researchers to study chemical processes that pose a danger to hypersonic aircraft.
An LED light including its internal controller that spent approximately nine years aboard the International Space Station is being studied for negative effects caused by space’s radiation levels.
Twenty University of Kentucky College of Engineering faculty members representing five departments, as well as staff from the Kentucky Transportation Center, participated in a research retreat focused on autonomous systems.
Eighteen students, staff and faculty from UK, along with representatives from three other universities, recently traveled to Alamosa, Colorado, where they participated in ISARRA Flight Week.
The 2007 mechanical engineering graduate will lead mission control for a variety of new operations at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.