Sama featured on WKYT

If you beat the afternoon traffic yesterday, you may have seen Michael Sama, Ph.D., P.E., on WKYT News yesterday at 5:30 discussing his newly funded project for drone weather data collection. Watch the news clip at

Stombaugh and McNeill quoted in Lane Report article on precision ag

Sam McNeill, Ph.D., P.E., and Tim Stombaugh, Ph.D., P.E., feature in an article on precision agriculture technology in the August 17 issue of the Lane Report.

Sama part of $6 million NSF grant to develop weather research UAS

Michael Sama, Ph.D., P.E., is part of a group of researchers who have received a $6 million grant from NSF to study atmopsheric physics for improved precision agriculture and weather forecasting. Read the full news story, "NSF Awards $6 Million to UK and Three Partner Schools to Develop Weather Research Drones," at UK NOW

McNeill receives ASABE Blue Ribbon Award

Samuel McNeill, Ph.D., P.E., received an Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Award for “Technical Assistance Program on Commodity Protection and Stored Grain Management in Nigeria.” Co-authors  are K. Ileleji and G. Opit. Read the ASABE press release here.