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Alumna Wright Helps Messer Construction Co. Secure $241 Million Lexington Convention Center Contract

Mary Beth Wright is a UK civil engineering graduate and UK MBA alumna.

Prediction Tool Developed by UK Researchers Featured in TU-Automotive Article

The tool attempts to predict how many accidents could be avoided by using autonomous vehicles instead of human drivers based on a wide variety of factors.

RailCats Making News

It's been a busy semester for the RailCats student organization. Five students attended a national conference, the student organization received a large grant and civil engineering graduate student Travis Watts was named the NURail Center 2018 Student of the Year.

Department Spotlights

Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto

The day before Hurricane Michael roared into the Florida panhandle, we interviewed civil engineering assistant professor Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, who wants to help buildings take Mother Nature's best punch.


Civil Engineering

Faculty

Boone Proffitt

A 2018 graduate, Boone Proffitt received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering while minoring in mathematics. His story is about seizing opportunities.


Civil Engineering

Alumni

Kelly Kachurak

Kelly Kachurak (BSCE 2010), officer with the U.S. Public Health Service, recently received the Federal Engineer of the Year award from the National Park Service, the highest accolade possible for an engineer in the federal service.


Civil Engineering

Alumni