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Ralph Palmer poses for a photo with civil engineering faculty and Dean Buchheit

Alumnus Ralph Palmer Makes $10,000 Gift to Civil Engineering

Palmer, a distinguished graduate of the University of Kentucky and the Department of Civil Engineering, has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to supporting the development of tomorrow's leaders.

Glennon Orthober Wins Third Place at KY/TN Water Professionals Conference

Glennon Orthober, a civil engineering senior, presented his research at the KY/TN Water Professionals Conference in Memphis, Tennessee.

Campbell Revlett, Cory Wilson, M. Jordan Lewis, David Rust, Ruth A. Coleman, L. Sebastian Bryson (chair, Department of Civil Engineering), Ben R. Edelen, Lester Wimpy, Ben T. Quin, Jr. Not shown, Dr. Hans Gesund (Posthumous)

2023 Civil Engineering Awards Banquet

The 2023 Civil Engineering Awards Banquet, which took place on September 16, 2023 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington/UK Coldstream, recognizes outstanding alumni and industry leaders in the civil and construction engineering industry.

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


Michelle Imarah

Senior civil engineering major Michelle Imarah is an international student from Nigeria with big plans for her future. 

Civil Engineering