Modern Figures Podcast: Changing the Complexion of Tech

March, 2023  Hosts: Dr. Jeremy Waisome & Dr. Kyla McMullen welcome special guest Shameeka Emanuel (and bonus guest Dr. Corey Baker) for a fun conversation among friends and colleagues. Shameeka used her personal mission statement to guide her career trajectory. The result? Numerous positions focused on holding space and pushing boundaries. Dr. Baker joins at the 14:40 mark.

Baker is Co-PI of $14M NSF Grant

Nov. 5, 2021   Baker is working with an amazing team from the College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences to build EduceLab — UK’s vision for next-generation heritage science. The collaborative facility will focus on developing innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the unique challenges presented by cultural heritage objects. Link: here

UK CELT Extended Office Hours Podcast

November, 2020  Professor Regina Hamilton sits down with Dr. Corey Baker from Computer Science to talk about how his youthful engagement with tinkering turned into a career in teaching. Dr. Baker explores his past and the impact of guiding voices that encouraged him to pursue his Ph.D. This is part of the five episode first season of “Extended Office Hours,” a podcast part of the CELT Podcast Network. Regina Hamilton hosts. David Cole produces.

UK Behind the Blue Podcast: UK’s Corey Baker Bridging Diversity Gap in Computer Science

June. 12, 2019  Corey Baker, is helping to lead the way for the department in bridging the diversity gap. Baker, who is in his second year as an assistant professor at UK, believes universities must do a better job recruiting, retaining and graduating minority students in engineering. Link: here

NBC News Learn: Discovering You

Feb 8, 2019 — Students in the Network Reconnaissance Lab at the University of Kentucky are creating ways to help people communicate during natural disasters when cell phone service is limited and power is knocked out. “Discovering You: Engineering Your World” is produced by NBC News Learn in partnership with Chevron, the American Society for Engineering Education and the National Science Foundation. Link: here

Spectrum News: University of Kentucky Professor Helping to Bridge Diversity Gap in Computer Science Department

Feb. 21, 2019  Corey Baker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Kentucky, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. He also conducts research on behalf of the university. Link: here

Spectrum News

The Department of Computer Science has five black students currently working towards their doctoral degrees, two of the students are women. Officials at UK say five is the largest number of black doctoral students, the computer science has ever had at one time.

WKYT: Mayor Announces METRO C.A.T.S. Program at Charles Young Center

Dec. 10, 2018 — Mayor Jim Gray has announced that MetroNet and the City of Lexington have partnered to create METRO C.A.T.S., a gig-fueled after-school course for Lexington Traditional Magnet School students (LTMS) at the Charles Young Center. The program, to begin in January, deploys students from the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky to teach middle school students about digital literacy and, eventually, computer programming. Link: here


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