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UK Wildcat Pulling Team Places Third at International Competition

A tractor built by University of Kentucky students recently placed third at the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition.

Recap of the College of Engineering Awards Banquet Sponsored by Tau Beta Pi

The annual event took place April 17, 2018 at the Hilary J. Boone Center. Representative Sannie Overly, a 1989 civil engineering graduate from the University of Kentucky, gave the keynote address.

Engineering Scholars in Entrepreneurship Program Q&A with Bruce Walcott

When you hear the word “entrepreneur,” who comes to mind? Perhaps Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey or Jeff Bezos—billionaire geniuses whose ideas never miss? Bruce Walcott, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and faculty advisor to the University of Kentucky Entrepreneurs Club, wants you to think of someone else: you.

Department Spotlights

Carmen Agouridis

Carmen Agouridis is passionate about stream restoration, mining land reclamation and STEM education, and is dedicated to helping her community understand natural processes and environmental trends.

Biosystems Engineering


Mike Montross

On July 1, 2017, Michael Montross, a longtime UK educator, researcher and farmer, became the new chair of the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering. Montross has been a member of the department since 1999.

Biosystems Engineering


Hana Hafer

Originally from Union, Kentucky, Hana graduated in May 2016 with a biosystems engineering degree. Knowing she wanted a career outside of the laboratory, she pursued an MBA which she completed in May 2017. The combination of engineering expertise and business acumen landed her a dream position with Syngenta, an agricultural company based on Greensboro, N.C.

Biosystems Engineering