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Doug Kreis Named Interim Director of Kentucky Transportation Center

January 28, 2021

Kreis will succeed Joseph Crabtree, KTC’s current director, upon his retirement on March 1, 2021. He joined KTC in 1995.

Shakira Hobbs awarded NSF Grant to Develop Analytical Methods for Detecting Pesticides

January 25, 2021

The NSF EPSCoR Track 4 grant funds proposals that will positively impact and potentially transform the principal investigator’s individual career trajectory.

Liam Dancey Publishes Article in Railway Track & Structures Magazine

January 04, 2021

The article is titled, "Eastern Kentucky railyard revitalization" and was co-authored with Emeritus Professor Jerry Rose. 

Kelly Pennell Co-Authors Article Related to Emerging Science on COVID-19 and Decision Making for Re-Opening Schools

October 26, 2020

Pennell is director of the University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center.

Hans Gesund to Retire; Submit Your Gesundisms!

October 12, 2020

At the end of the fall 2020 semester, civil engineering professor Hans Gesund will retire as the longest-serving professor at the University of Kentucky— ever.

Nikiforos Stamatiadis Receives Two New Grants

September 30, 2020

The two awards were granted by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Science.

“You Belong Here: Black Students in Engineering” to Take Place October 2

September 29, 2020

Alumnus and interim vice president of institutional diversity at UK Dr. George Wright will deliver a talk to those in attendance.

UK’s James B. Beam Institute Prioritizing Environmental Stewardship

September 14, 2020

UK scientists, including professor and KWRRI director Lindell Ormsbee, are partnering with Beam Suntory to study water sustainability.

Structural Engineers Association Raising Awareness for the Structural Engineering Field

August 18, 2020

UK’s SEA chapter wants to promote structural engineering awareness through disaster response sustainability, education, publications and outreach.

Kentucky Part of New Tier 1 University Transportation Center

August 05, 2020

Gregory Erhardt, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, is the PI for UK.