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Issam Harik: College of Engineering University Research Professor for the 2021-2022 academic year

Issam Harik Named University Research Professor for 2021-2022

Since 1994, Harik has been at the helm of a group of students researching the deployment of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in bridges and buildings.

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Henry Vickers Leaves Behind More Than $1 Million to Pave Path for Future Engineers

Vickers’ recent gift totaling more than $1 million will support the existing Henry C. Vickers Endowed Scholarship Fund

Danny Francis: 2021 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Winner

Danny Francis Wins Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Francis has served as a teaching assistant in the Department of Civil Engineering as well as in the First-Year Engineering program.

Department Spotlights

Sarah Schweitzer (BSCE 2017)

Alumna Sarah Schweitzer is an operations and maintenance engineer with PEAK Wind in Boston, Massachusetts.

Civil Engineering


Luis Arduz (BSCE 1988; MSCE 1996)

Luis Arduz, one of the college's earliest graduates of Hispanic descent, is a project manager, geotechnical engineer and senior associate at Stantec.

Civil Engineering


Ruth A. Coleman

Ruth Coleman made history at the University of Kentucky when she became the first African American woman to graduate from the College of Engineering in 1977.

Civil Engineering