Sixteen faculty members at the University of Kansas School of Engineering are among the top 2% of scientists worldwide cited by others in research publications, according to a study from Stanford University. That number equals roughly 14% of KU’s engineering faculty — an “impressive accomplishment,” said Arvin Agah, dean of the engineering school. “I appreciate the commitment and dedication it takes to achieve this status.”
The Integrated Science Building at the University of Kansas will be a boon to faculty and students in the School of Engineering, officials say — and serve as a crown jewel that attracts innovators and collaborators from the Midwest and beyond.
Today, the SELF 2020 cohort visited Kenworth Trucking in Seattle, WA. Kenworth Trucking is owned by Paccar which owns an ecosystem of truck manufacturers, truck part manufacturers, and truck financing groups.
Today we visited the Ballard Locks with Dave Chapman. The Ballard Locks is one of Seattle’s most popular tourist attractions. The Locks were completed in 1917 and connect the salt water Puget Sound with fresh water Lake Union and Lake Washington.
This day was packed full of company visits with two morning visits at Blue Origin and Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, and an afternoon visit at the Uber Seattle office. A group of the SELF cohort first started out the day with an amazing experience at Blue Origin.
For the juniors’ second day in Seattle, they had the entire day to explore all that Seattle has to offer. It was beautiful outside (not even raining a little bit!).
The day for many started at 3 AM, with some entering the terminal with apprehension due to the unfortunate airline incident that occurred the previous day in Seattle. Some were hesitant to get on the plane and nervous for part of the ride. Quinton Jones was not one of these people.
The University of Kansas School of Engineering Recognition Ceremony will be from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Saturday, May 12, at Allen Fieldhouse, 1651 Naismith Drive. The event honors students who have applied to graduate during the spring and summer semesters.