Engineering Facilities

Anderson Tower

Anderson Tower is named in honor of the College of Engineering’s first dean, F. Paul Anderson. Opened in 1967, it houses the departments of Chemical and Materials Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. Engineering Computing Services and the Robert E. Shaver Engineering Library, and classrooms, are also located in the Tower.

Completed: 1967

Assignable Square Feet: 61,000

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Ralph G. Anderson Building

The Ralph G. Anderson Building was completed in 2002 and is home to the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Administration. It contains nearly 60,000 square feet of useable space, and includes instructional labs, research facilities, computer labs, a student commons area, classrooms and faculty and administrative offices. The Anderson Building completed the university’s initiative to develop a modern engineering complex.
Completed: 2002
Assignable Square Feet: 59,000

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ASTeCC Building

The Advanced Science and Technology Commercialization Center, better known as ASTeCC, is UK’s premier business incubator housing new and emerging technology-based companies. Startup companies in ASTeCC have licensed UK intellectual property or have a connection to UK faculty or staff. ASTeCC is also home to faculty labs for research with commercialization potential, and shared-use facilities for the entire campus, including the Electron Microscopy Center, the Mass Spectrometry Facility and the Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
Completed: 1994
Assignable Square Feet: 37, 600 (11,500 Engineering allocation)

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Charles E. Barnhart Building

The Charles E. Barnhart Building, formerly known as the Agricultural Engineering Building, houses the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, its offices and laboratories. In addition, several College of Agricultural units are also located in the Barnhart Building including the Agricultural Weather Center, the Department of Agricultural Economics, International Programs for Agriculture, and the Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky.
Completed: 1990
Assignable Square Feet: 67,400 (25,000 BAE allocation)

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Center for Aluminum Technology

The Center for Aluminum Technology is located off-campus on the UK Coldstream Research Campus. The facility houses both offices and research laboratories, including a metallurgical research laboratory specializing in aluminum. CAT is a multidisciplinary center providing research and educational services to the aluminum industry in the United States.
Completed: 1999
Assignable Square Feet: 9,000


Davis Marksbury Building

The Davis Marksbury Building, opened in 2011, represents Phase II of UK’s Digital Village. The nearly 25,000 square foot facility hosts the Department of Computer Science, the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments, and computer engineering faculty from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. It is UK’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) – certified Gold project by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Completed: 2011
Assignable Square Feet: 22,500

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D. V. Terrell Building

The Terrell Building is home to College of Engineering student team projects including the Solar Car, Concrete Canoe, Baja Car and Formula SAE. The offices of the UK Energy Club and the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK) Energy Assessment student evaluators are also located in the Terrell Building.
Completed: 1941
Assignable Square Feet: 6,700

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Electrical Engineering Annex

The Engineering Annex, formerly the Mining Engineering Laboratory, contains research laboratories for power engineering and computer science as well as open access computer labs. The Intermodal Transportation unit of the Kentucky Transportation Center is also located in the Annex. The building was constructed in 1907, making it the oldest of the College’s buildings.
Completed: 1907
Assignable Square Feet: 6,300

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James F. Hardymon Building

The Hardymon Building houses faculty offices and research laboratories for the Department of Computer Science. UK’s Office of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer are also located in Hardymon. It was the first building in the University’s Digital Village.
Completed: 2000
Assignable Square Feet: 7,300 (Engineering allocation)

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Mining and Mineral Resources Building

The Mining and Mineral Resources Building was dedicated in 1988 and is home to the Department of Mining Engineering. Among the Department’s facilities in MMRB are instructional and research laboratories as well as offices and a library. The building also houses the Kentucky Geological Survey, the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences coal group.
Completed: 1988
Assignable Square Feet: 57,600 (21,600 Mining allocation)

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Oliver H. Raymond Building

The Oliver H. Raymond Building houses the Department of Civil Engineering including its classrooms, laboratories and computing facilities. The Kentucky Transportation Center, which provides research expertise aimed at improving the state’s transportation system, is also located in the Raymond Building.
Completed: 1994
Assignable Square Feet: 40,300

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Robotics Building (CRMS Building)

The CRMS Building is the focal point for advanced manufacturing research and instruction activities in the College of Engineering. The offices and research facilities for the Lean Systems unit of the Institute of Research for Technology Development (IR4TD) and the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM) are found in this building.
Completed: 1986
Assignable Square Feet: 35,800

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S. J. “Sam” Whalen Building

The Whalen Building opened in 1968 as the on-campus location of the Kentucky Transportation Center. Today, research laboratories for both chemical and materials engineering faculty are sited in the Whalen Building. The Environmental Analysis Section of the Kentucky Transportation Center is found here and the KTC Garage is adjacent to the building.
Completed: 1968
Assignable Square Feet: 15,500

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Feet: 5,700

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