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Garrett Demaree quickly became an integral member of a collaborative research team that took their work out of the classroom and into the Western Kentucky community.

Western Kentucky Tornadoes Spur Engineering Undergrad Research

Garrett Demaree, a senior from Vevay, Indiana, pursuing a degree in civil engineering, feels a calling to do what engineers do best — work to understand and solve some of society’s most complex issues.

Isaac Oluk wins Dr. Rengao Song Water Research Scholarship

Isaac Oluk, a graduate student in the Department of Civil Engineering, was awarded the Dr. Rengao Song Water Research Scholarship at the KY/TN Water Professionals Conference.

L. Sebastian Bryson Named Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering

Bryson has taught at UK since 2006 and served as director of graduate studies for civil engineering since 2021.

Department Spotlights

Sarah Schweitzer (BSCE 2017)

Alumna Sarah Schweitzer is an operations and maintenance engineer with PEAK Wind in Boston, Massachusetts.


Civil Engineering

Alumni

Luis Arduz (BSCE 1988; MSCE 1996)

Luis Arduz, one of the college's earliest graduates of Hispanic descent, is a project manager, geotechnical engineer and senior associate at Stantec.


Civil Engineering

Alumni

Michelle Imarah

Senior civil engineering major Michelle Imarah is an international student from Nigeria with big plans for her future. 


Civil Engineering

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