fbpx News | University of Kentucky College of Engineering

News

UK researchers, community partners tackle health threats from 'forever chemicals'

December 06, 2022

Nearly every person in the United States has been exposed to per- and polyfluorinated alky substances (PFAS) at some point in their life. These “forever chemicals” are the focus of a targeted investigation by University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) researchers who are working collaboratively with community partners to protect Kentuckians.

Stewards of Infrastructure, the Environment and Communities

November 07, 2022

Kelly Pennell alongside Anna Hoover collaborated with researchers at Purdue University and Ohio State University on a recent publication titled: “Bystander Chemical Exposures and Injuries Associated with Nearby Plastic Sewer Pipe Manufacture: Public Health Practice and Lessons”.

Engineering Students and Alumni Were Honored at the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards Program

October 17, 2022

Seun Adekunle, a computer science student, Maya Bentley Anthony, a biosystems engineering graduate, Jayla McCoy, a mechanical engineering student and Austin Mitchell, a civil engineering graduate were honored during the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards program Friday, Oct. 14 at the Gatton Student Center.

Researchers Attended the 42nd International Symposium Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants

October 17, 2022

Kelly Pennell, Professor and Director of the University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) and a team of researchers from the Department of Civil Engineering traveled to New Orleans to participate in the 42nd International Symposium Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants.

Civil Engineering Students Partner with Habitat for Humanity

October 04, 2022

On Saturday, September 24, ten students from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) University of Kentucky student chapter partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help build a home for a family in need in Georgetown, Kentucky. 

Global Impact Award for Distinguished Faculty Achievements in International Research and Scholarship

September 26, 2022

Nikiforos Stamatiadis, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, has received the 2022 Global Impact Award for Distinguished Faculty Achievements in International Research and Scholarship.

2022 Civil Engineering Awards Banquet

September 22, 2022

The 2022 Civil Engineering Awards Banquet, which took place on September 17, recognizes outstanding alumni and industry leaders in the civil and construction engineering industry.

Western Kentucky Tornadoes Spur Engineering Undergrad Research

August 03, 2022

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

July 21, 2022

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

June 17, 2022

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