Two BAE students receive awards at Oklahoma water conference

Two BAE students received awards at the recent Oklahoma State University Student Water Conference, held March 26-27 in Stillwater, Okla.

Whitney Blackburn-Lynch received an Outstanding Graduate Student Poster Presentation award for "Comparison of Regional Curves for Hydrologic Landscape Regions in the Continental U.S." Dr. Carmen Agouridis and Joanna Foreseman, who graduated from BAE in 2014, are co-authors. 

Kentucky Kernel covers Colliver's project in BAE/EE/EGR-599 Solar Cell Physics and System Design

Today’s Kentucky Kernel features a news story, 'Shining light on sustainability: Student-led initiatives lead to new solar panels in Engineering complex,' and picture about the solar system going in on the roof of RGAN. This was initiated by Dr. Colliver's class term project in BAE/EE/EGR-599 Solar Cell Physics and System Design during the spring of 2013.

Warner receives Lyle V. A. Sendlein Award

Extension Professor Richard Warner, Ph.D. has received the 2015 Lyle V. A. Sendlein Award for Outstanding Contributions in Water Resources Practice from the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute. Warner joined the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering in 1980, and has worked on numerous water-related engineering problems during the ensuing years. His three main research areas are: 1. Design, monitoring and modeling of surface water, erosion, sediment and water quality control systems for large-scale land disturbance, 2.

Overhults named to Rural Builder Hall of Fame

Doug Overhults, Extension Professor Emeritus, has been named to the Rural Builder Hall of Fame by Rural Builder magazine. Overhults' extension research studies and aids Kentucky livestock and poultry growers and the challenges faced in adapting to rapidly changing housing systems and environmental standards. He works out of the UK Agricultural Experiment Station in Princeton, Ky.