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Howard Named SEC Freshman of the Year

March 06, 2019

Rhyne Howard, a freshman civil engineering major and guard on the UK women’s basketball team, received several accolades when the Southeastern Conference announced its postseason awards March 5.

Alumna Albright Named Lexington’s Environmental Quality and Public Works Commissioner

March 06, 2019

Albright graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1990 and a master's degree in civil engineering in 1992.

Lasley Takes Third Place in TRB Poster Competition

February 12, 2019

Victoria Lasley, a master's student in civil engineering, placed third in the AFH10 Construction Management Committee’s poster competition at the 2019 Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Alumna Wright Helps Messer Construction Co. Secure $241 Million Lexington Convention Center Contract

December 12, 2018

Mary Beth Wright is a UK civil engineering graduate and UK MBA alumna.

Prediction Tool Developed by UK Researchers Featured in TU-Automotive Article

November 21, 2018

The tool attempts to predict how many accidents could be avoided by using autonomous vehicles instead of human drivers based on a wide variety of factors.

RailCats Making News

November 14, 2018

It's been a busy semester for the RailCats student organization. Five students attended a national conference, the student organization received a large grant and civil engineering graduate student Travis Watts was named the NURail Center 2018 Student of the Year.

UK Research Demonstrates TNCs a Major Contributor to Roadway Congestion in San Francisco

October 16, 2018

The report found that Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) accounted for approximately 50 percent of the rise in congestion in San Francisco between 2010 and 2016.

CE508 Class Tours Construction at UK College of Law

October 15, 2018

Civil engineering assistant professor Gabriel Dadi and his CE508 class endured a steady onslaught of rain and took a site visit to the UK College of Law building currently under construction.

VIDEO: Engineers Without Borders Student Chapter Returns to Malawi

October 10, 2018

In late July 2018, three students, a UK professor, and a professional mentor journeyed from Kentucky to the southeast African nation, where they spent three weeks constructing a kitchen facility in a local schoolhouse.

Kentucky Transportation Center Awarded Approximately $900,000 for New Projects

October 09, 2018

The projects will strengthen Kentucky’s commercial vehicle enforcement programs and improve motor carrier compliance with state and federal regulations.