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Harik Recipient of 2018 SEC Faculty Achievement Award

March 29, 2018

Congratulations to Raymond‐Blythe Professor of Civil Engineering Issam Harik on being named a recipient of the 2018 SEC Faculty Achievement Award! The awards honor one individual from each SEC university who has excelled in teaching and research.

Three Students Win Presentation Awards at Kentucky Water Resources Symposium

March 27, 2018

Three University of Kentucky College of Engineering students received awards at the 2018 Kentucky Water Resources Annual Symposium. The event took place on March 19 and was held at the Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington.

Induction into the Profession Ceremony Set for May 5

March 13, 2018

Graduating engineering and computer science seniors and graduate students are invited to the Induction into the Profession Ceremony Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Brunch at the Hilary J. Boone Center will immediately follow the conclusion of the program.

Spotlight on SHPE: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

February 14, 2018

 Amanda Melendez, a civil engineering major, is implementing solutions to the challenges students experience outside the classroom through the newly founded student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

Join us for E-Day Saturday, February 23

January 05, 2018

E-Day brings together students, families and anyone interested in the field of engineering to learn more about what it's like to be an engineer or a UK engineering student or researcher.

Gail Brion interviewed for UK at the Half

November 21, 2017

Gail Brion, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering with a joint appointment in the College of Public Health, was featured on a recent UK at the Half.

Scholars Program in Undergraduate Research Q&A

November 06, 2017

A new Scholars program is available to current freshmen and sophomores registering for spring 2018 semester classes. The Scholars Program in Undergraduate Research will accept 20 students into its first cohort.

Investigating Hurricane Destruction, Gutierrez Soto Hopes to Protect Future Storm Victims

October 24, 2017

Devastating destruction, loss of life and crippled infrastructure. Outside of the disaster zones, millions watched on TV screens and Twitter feeds the desolation left by natural disasters in recent months. And some, like civil engineer Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky, rushed to the hardest-hit areas.

Why Preparing Engineers and Computer Scientists Matters for Kentucky

October 13, 2017

Kentucky has the potential to become a leading force in advanced manufacturing – an industry priority for the Commonwealth and a critical element in our state’s future economic growth and prosperity.

Where's My Water?

September 01, 2017

Born in Medellin, Colombia, Erika Hernandez attended the University of New Mexico as an exchange student majoring in civil engineering. While at UNM, she got involved in undergraduate research in water resources and water treatment and became fascinated by the challenge of making water systems more reliable.