Civil Engineering

Be a part of developing tomorrow’s infrastructure through the diverse disciplines of civil engineering!

  • Emphases in geotechnical, water resources, environmental, transportation, construction and structural engineering, as well as other related fields, allow students to discover which area of civil engineering is right for them.
  • The Kentucky Transportation Center, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s research and training arm, is located in the engineering quadrangle, providing research opportunities with easy access for students focused on transportation engineering.
  • The Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, is located nearby in the Mining and Minerals Building and provides research opportunities and summer internships for students focused on water resources and environmental engineering.
  • Civil engineering graduates are properly trained to meet the infrastructure challenges of today and tomorrow.

logo-abetThe University of Kentucky Civil Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. For more information on ABET visit www.abet.org.

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      Raymond-Blythe Professor of Civil Engineering Nikiforos Stamatiadis has received research funding from the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program. According to the program’s web page, “The Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) is a scholar exchange program for Greek universities to host a … Read More