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Five Alumni Inducted into the Hall of Distinction

April 19, 2021

The 2020 inductees represent five different majors: chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. 

Engineering Students Compete in Collegiate Clay Target Championship in San Antonio

March 31, 2021

The team placed 19th among the 49 schools that competed. Several UK Engineering students participated in the competition.

KTC Director Joe Crabtree Retires

February 17, 2021

He will retire March 1 after serving as Kentucky Transportation Center director since 2010. 

Doug Kreis Named Interim Director of Kentucky Transportation Center

January 28, 2021

Kreis will succeed Joseph Crabtree, KTC’s current director, upon his retirement on March 1, 2021. He joined KTC in 1995.

Shakira Hobbs awarded NSF Grant to Develop Analytical Methods for Detecting Pesticides

January 25, 2021

The NSF EPSCoR Track 4 grant funds proposals that will positively impact and potentially transform the principal investigator’s individual career trajectory.

Fall Semester Dean’s List Features 991 Engineering Students

January 11, 2021

To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.

Liam Dancey Publishes Article in Railway Track & Structures Magazine

January 04, 2021

The article is titled, "Eastern Kentucky railyard revitalization" and was co-authored with Emeritus Professor Jerry Rose. 

UK Researchers Advancing Wastewater Testing to Track COVID-19

November 18, 2020

Faculty members Scott Berry and Shakira Hobbs are testing a new technology to evaluate wastewater to track community presence of COVID-19.

Kelly Pennell Co-Authors Article Related to Emerging Science on COVID-19 and Decision Making for Re-Opening Schools

October 26, 2020

Pennell is director of the University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center.

Hans Gesund to Retire; Submit Your Gesundisms!

October 12, 2020

At the end of the fall 2020 semester, civil engineering professor Hans Gesund will retire as the longest-serving professor at the University of Kentucky— ever.