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Carmen Agouridis, Ph.D., P.E., M.P.P.

Extension Professor, Associate Dean for Instruction in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

Appointments

ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR INSTRUCTION - University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

PROFESSOR - University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR - University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department, Lexington, KY: July 2014 to July 2016

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department, Lexington, KY: January 2010 to June 2014

ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSOR – University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department, Lexington, KY

ENGINEER ASSOCIATE IV/RESEARCH FOR WATER RESOURCES – University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department, Lexington, KY

ENGINEER ASSOCIATE – University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department, Lexington, KY


Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2000- 2004

Master of Public Policy, Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Kentucky, 2005- present

Master of Science, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1998-2000

Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1993-1998


Carmen Agouridis is the Associate Dean for Instruction in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and an Extension Professor of Ecosystem Protection and Restoration in the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Agouridis’s research focuses on using applied research to address current issues in the natural resource management, particularly restoration of water systems impacted by agricultural, urban, or mining activities. She is a former member of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Earth Resources. Dr. Agouridis has served as principal or co-principal investigator on over $9.4 million in grants, authored 50 refereed publications and over 30 extension publications, and advised over 30 undergraduate and graduate research projects. Dr. Agouridis received the American Society of Biological and Agricultural Engineers’ 2014 A.W. Farrall Young Educator Award. She is a certified professional engineer in Kentucky. Dr. Agouridis holds a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering and an M.S. in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering from the University of Tennessee. She holds Master’s degrees in Public Policy and Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering from the University of Kentucky.

Research Interests:

Higher Education Adminstration

Pedagogy

Stream Restoration

Stormwater Management

Mined Land Reclamation

STEM/Environmental Education

Best Management Practices

Conservation

Water Quality