Graduate recruitment dates set for February 6-7

The Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) is pleased to announce that it will host a Graduate Student Recruitment Weekend February 6 – February 7, 2015. Over the course of the weekend potential students will meet with faculty, tour the department, see UK’s campus, visit with current graduate students and explore Lexington. Visit our recruitment page for more details.


Don Colliver appointed director of IAC

September 23, 2014 — Don Colliver has been appointed the new director of the Kentucky Industrial Assessment Center. The KIAC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and is one of 23 IACs which are located at universities around the U.S. Larry Holloway, Chair of UK Electrical and Computer Engineering, was the previous KIAC director.

Jimmy Ash wins award

September 10, 2014 — Jimmy Ash, engineer aide senior, won the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Outstanding Staff Award in the Technician/Paraprofessional category on Staff Appreciation Day during the recent week-long Ag Round Up.

Czar Crofcheck to focus on outreach, workforce development for NSF grant

September 10, 2014 — Dr. Czarena Crofcheck, co-PI on the recently awarded $24 million NSF "new energy economy" grant, will serve as faculty lead for workforce development, education, diversity, and outreach. She will work closely with the science leads to provide connectivity between the research and education activities and to help guarantee that successful outcomes are achieved through NSF funding of KY EPSCoR. The combined grants total $24 million ($20 million from NSF and $4 million from Kentucky EPSCoR), and focus on three pillars: Advanced Membranes (B. Hinds), Chemical Biology (S.