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How UK research team is proving human hair can be used to repair Kentucky bridges, buildings

April 05, 2023

A research team in the College of Engineering is leading the charge on utilizing recycled human hair to help repair bridges and buildings across Kentucky and beyond.

In Memory of Dr. Hans Gesund

March 27, 2023

On March 17, the University and the College of Engineering’s longest-serving faculty member, Hans Gesund, passed away at age 94.

UK Colleges and Appalachian communities partner to reduce exposure to chemicals in drinking water

March 09, 2023

A recent National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIEHS) Environmental Health Chat podcast features an NIH-funded study that brings together multiple UK colleges and community partners to tackle real-world environmental health challenges.

UK Invites Community to Celebrate its 100th E-Day Open House

February 26, 2023

A decades-long tradition, UK Engineering held its first E-Day on May 26, 1921. The university dismissed classes at noon to allow the community to tour the college and see its researchers and students in action. Now, an estimated 3,000 people attend E-Day each year.

UK NSBE Chapter Receives Living Legacy Award for Community Impact at MLK Legacy Luncheon

February 21, 2023

The University of Kentucky's Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) received the 2023 Living Legacy Award for Community Impact at the Second Annual MLK Legacy Luncheon on February 2, 2023.

Swaying Tower: Ariel Robinson’s Path to Civil Engineering

February 14, 2023

When she was thirteen, Ariel Robinson took a class field trip to the Willis Tower in her hometown of Chicago. Looking up she noticed that the tower swayed, which she found both frightening and interesting. A worker on the site explained to her that this movement was a deliberate structural aspect of the building.

Breaking Barriers: Ruth Coleman the First African American Woman to Graduate from the UK Engineering

February 02, 2023

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. Her achievement occurred not long after the end of the Civil Rights Movement.

Fall 2022 Dean's List Includes 1,034 Engineering Students

January 09, 2023

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Fall 2022 semester. A total of 5,631 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 1,034 were from the College of Engineering.

Civil Engineering Alumnus is an Engineering News Record Midwest Top Young Professional

December 13, 2022

Muralikrishna (Krishna) Chelupati, who graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2005 with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, has been selected as an Engineering News Record Midwest Top Young Professional for 2023.

UK researchers, community partners tackle health threats from 'forever chemicals'

December 06, 2022

Nearly every person in the United States has been exposed to per- and polyfluorinated alky substances (PFAS) at some point in their life. These “forever chemicals” are the focus of a targeted investigation by University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) researchers who are working collaboratively with community partners to protect Kentuckians.