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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      Gail Brion, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering with a joint appointment in the College of Public Health, was featured on a recent UK at the Half. Brion spoke about Kentucky’s abundant water supply, turning waste water into drinking … Read More
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      A new Scholars program is available to current freshmen and sophomores registering for spring 2018 semester classes. The Scholars Program in Undergraduate Research will accept 20 students into its first cohort, but interested students must apply by November 22. The … Read More