LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2011) — Repairing and strengthening damaged bridge beams could be as easy as putting up wallpaper. Well, almost as easy if you use “CatStrong” carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer rod panels (CRP) developed at the University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering. Read full article
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Corrie Walton-Macaulay, a Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) fellow and a University of Kentucky Civil Engineering Ph.D. candidate, was selected to present a paper at the Fifth International Symposium on the Deformation Characteristics of Geo-Materials in Seoul Korea (IS-Seoul). The symposium was organized by the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and the […]
The Kentucky Transportation Center entered into a formal agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to collaborate on waterways research.
Dr. Robert E. Martínez, Vice President Business Development, Norfolk Southern Corporation will present “The Renaissance of Rail for Kentucky & the Nation” as part of Civil Engineering Class 533 on Friday from 09:00 till 09:50 am in room 112 Raymond Building. Dr. Martinez will concentrate on the business aspects of the rail industry. Dr. Martínez […]
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 […]
Oct. 27, 2010 (Business Wire) — Linda Bridwell, Kentucky American Water’s director of water quality and environmental compliance, has received the 2010 Robert M. Gillim Professional Recognition Award presented by the Kentucky Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, which recognizes Bridwell for her service to civil engineering in the Commonwealth. She is the […]
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held a hearing the week of June 7, 2010 on “Using Practical Design and Context Sensitive Solutions in Developing Surface Transportation Projects.” The hearing is part of the subcommittee’s effort to pass a new surface transportation authorization. The panel included representatives from the Federal Highway […]
Nine outstanding graduates of the University of Kentucky ‘s Department of Civil Engineering will be honored at a reception and banquet at the Downtown Lexington Hilton this Saturday evening, April 17. The department, which is housed within the UK College of Engineering, annually spotlights the achievements and contributions of distinguished alumni, together with the Construction […]
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…
Seven outstanding civil engineers were honored Saturday, April 25, 2009 at the Department of Civil Engineering’s annual awards banquet.