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We train students to solve monumental engineering challenges. We offer rigorous programs and enriching experiences that encourage collaboration and creativity. We provide an environment where students can cultivate curiosity through innovative research. We partner with industry through co-ops and internships to give students real-world experiences that lead to meaningful careers. We are a community making the future better through engineering. Join us and create a world that works.

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VIDEO: NSBE Helps Students Gain a Sense of Belonging

NSBE's common vision is to increase the number of culturally responsible engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

Baker Successfully Bridging the Diversity Gap in Computer Science

Since joining the College of Engineering in 2017, computer science assistant professor Corey Baker has made it his mission to ensure equal access to opportunity and learning.

Himanshu Thapliyal Receives NSF CAREER Award

The CAREER Award is one of the “most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization,” according to NSF.


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Kaitlyn Kearns

A junior from Nicholasville, Kentucky majoring in mechanical engineering, Kaitlyn Kearns didn’t come to the University of Kentucky with a plan to do undergraduate research. As with most good things in life, she discovered it through a friend.

Mechanical Engineering


Jennifer Doerge

Jennifer Doerge, director of advising and engineering student services, has a master’s degree in higher education and she’s completed her Ph.D. coursework in the same field. That’s a long way from her undergraduate studies in art history.

Advising Services


Bryan Willis

After graduating this week, Bryan Willis will begin working at NASA, where he will help construct the Portable Life Support System (PLSS), otherwise known as the back-pack, on the upcoming spacesuit.

Electrical and Computer Engineering