The annual event took place April 17, 2018 at the Hilary J. Boone Center. Representative Sannie Overly, a 1989 civil engineering graduate from the University of Kentucky, gave the keynote address.
On April 25, students in the Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research presented posters detailing their research findings at the 2018 Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars.
On April 13, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering inducted six new members into its Hall of Distinction.
Reginald Souleyrette, Commonwealth Chair in Transportation Engineering and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering, has been elected to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ College of Fellows.
When you hear the word “entrepreneur,” who comes to mind? Perhaps Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey or Jeff Bezos—billionaire geniuses whose ideas never miss? Bruce Walcott, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and faculty advisor to the University of Kentucky Entrepreneurs Club, wants you to think of someone else: you.
Lindell Ormsbee, civil engineering professor and director of the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, was quoted in a CNN article about the water system issues in Martin County, Kentucky and appeared on a segment of "Anderson Cooper 360°."
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 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.
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.
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.