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.
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.
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.
Raymond-Blythe Professor of Civil Engineering Nikiforos Stamatiadis has received research funding from the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program.
To help small communities manage their water utilities, the University of Kentucky is offering a free, full day workshop titled, "Sustainable Management of Rural and Small Water and Wastewater Systems."
Dan M. Ionel, Professor and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power, has co-authored and co-edited the book titled Renewable Energy Devices and Systems with Simulations in MATLAB® and ANSYS®, published by CRC Press.
Engineers Day, better known as E-Day, is February 25, 2017, from 9 am to 1 pm. This open house showcases the diversity of research in the UK College of Engineering. The event, sponsored by Lexmark, offers interactive displays for school-age children in six buildings across campus.
As Southeastern Kentucky works to address well-documented and long-standing regional disparities in health and well-being, scientists from the University of Kentucky and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) came together with community leaders and research partners recently for the Appalachian Health and Well-Being Forum, which highlighted innovative health promotion and disease prevention programs and activities in the region.
This interview is with Macy Purcell, a civil engineering major expecting to graduate from the University of Kentucky in December 2016. ValuePenguin recently spoke with him about his experience within his program and what he's planning to do with his professional future.