Last month, the University of Kentucky Department of Civil Engineering received visitors from South Korea who were in the United States for reviewing advances in railroad engineering research in the U.S. Civil engineering professor Jerry Rose arranged for presentations, conducted a tour of the College of Engineering and drove the group to the University of […]
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Civil engineering alumnus Mike Ritchie has built Lexington-based Photo Science into a world leader in geospatial solutions. Read more in this article from the Spring 2014 issue of Kentucky Engineering Journal.
Issam Harik’s carbon fiber-based innovation, CatStrong, is making bridge repair easier, safer and more cost-effective. Read more in our newest issue of Kentucky Engineering Journal.
The second annual Donn E. Hancher Lecture will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in the auditorium of the William T. Young Library on the campus of the University of Kentucky. Dr. Bob Bowen of Bowen Engineering Corporation in Indianapolis, Indiana, will be lecturing on the topic, “Thinking like a Contractor.” A reception will […]
The American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter Toy Drive is underway, and students are encouraging toy donations from anyone desiring to help. The toy drive will benefit the UK Children’s Hospital this coming holiday season and gifts may be brought to the Department of Civil Engineering’s main office—Oliver H. Raymond Building (OHR) 161. The […]
On November 17, 2010, the Construction Engineering & Project Management faculty in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Kentucky held the inaugural Donn E. Hancher Lecture. The lecture was established to honor Dr. Hancher who retired from UK in 2008 after 17 years of service. Hancher had been the Terrell-McDowell Chair of […]
Dr. Timothy R.B. Taylor, assistant professor, civil engineering, and the department’s newest faculty member, received the Dana Meadows Research Paper Award at the 2009 International Conference of the System Dynamics Society in Albuquerque, N.M. Taylor’s paper, “Science, Engineering, and Technology in the Policy Process for Natural Systems,” proposes a theoretical model to analyze how risk […]
Seven outstanding civil engineers were honored Saturday, April 25, 2009 at the Department of Civil Engineering’s annual awards banquet. Awards recognized lifetime achievement, career achievement, young construction engineer of the year and young civil engineer of the year. Award recipients were: Construction Management Founders Society Lifetime Achievement Award Billy Harper (’66) David R. Houchin (’70) […]
Peggy Layne, is the guest speaker at the 2002 Society of Women Engineers Spring Banquet. The event will be held on Monday, April 15 at 7:00 pm at the Hillary J. Boone Faculty Center. Cost of the banquet for members is $11.00 and for guests $16.00. Margaret E. (Peggy) Layne, P.E., accepted a two-year fellowship […]