Vickers’ recent gift totaling more than $1 million will support the existing Henry C. Vickers Endowed Scholarship Fund
Francis has served as a teaching assistant in the Department of Civil Engineering as well as in the First-Year Engineering program.
Pennell is an internationally recognized expert of chemical transport in the environment and stakeholder engagement.
The award recognizes advanced concepts and techniques applied to a specific design project.
The 2020 inductees represent five different majors: chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.
The team placed 19th among the 49 schools that competed. Several UK Engineering students participated in the competition.
He will retire March 1 after serving as Kentucky Transportation Center director since 2010.
Kreis will succeed Joseph Crabtree, KTC’s current director, upon his retirement on March 1, 2021. He joined KTC in 1995.
The NSF EPSCoR Track 4 grant funds proposals that will positively impact and potentially transform the principal investigator’s individual career trajectory.
The article is titled, "Eastern Kentucky railyard revitalization" and was co-authored with Emeritus Professor Jerry Rose.