The Kentucky Statewide EPSCoR Committee, the governing body of the state’s National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program voted to adopt the Kentucky Science & Technology Plan: Vision 2030.
YuMing Zhang, Ph.D., James Boyd Professor in Electrical Engineering and UK Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering director of International Partnerships, is one of 16 University Research Professors for 2023-24.
Dozens of schools across the Commonwealth want to join a STEM-based program run by the University of Kentucky’s Center for Applied Energy Research. The GEN-EV program teaches students engineering and team-based skills while they work on an exciting project: designing, building and racing an electric car.
For her most recent project, “Mechanical Mechanisms of Biofilm Survival on Implant Surfaces,” Martha Grady is the recipient of the National Science Foundation's prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
Elementary school students descended upon Kroger Field to take part in the first-ever GEN-EV electric car race, a STEM-based activity that helps to develop engineering and team skills by allowing students to design, construct, and competitively race a one-person electric vehicle.
Since the early days of the pandemic, a group of UK faculty members have been collecting wastewater samples to test for COVID-19. They are now taking their work on the road in a white Ford van outfitted as a mobile wastewater testing facility.
Throughout March for Women’s History Month, the University of Kentucky is spotlighting Women Making History. Today we spotlight Kayli Bolton, a junior majoring in biology in the UK College of Arts and Sciences and member of the Lewis Honors College.
Throughout March for Women’s History Month, UK shines a spotlight on Women Making History. The series kicks off with a podcast featuring Isabel Escobar, Ph.D., professor of chemical and materials engineering in the College of Engineering.
A new program funded by a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide four years of scholarship support for up to 15 qualifying incoming students per year majoring in biology or neuroscience.