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Our alumni have been successful in all facets of the civil engineering profession and have made lasting contributions to the field. Many have distinguished themselves in executive and senior management positions with the world’s largest corporations. Others have formed businesses noted for their engineering expertise and economic acumen.

These individuals continue to play key roles through their activities in engineering professional societies and organizations such as the National Society for Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Transportation Research Board, American Railway Association, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and Associated General Contractors of America.

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Civil Engineering Awards Banquet

The University of Kentucky Civil Engineering Awards Banquet recognizes outstanding alumni and industry leaders in the civil and construction engineering industry. Each year, the Department of Civil Engineering recognizes individuals for the Young Construction Engineer of the Year award, the Young Civil Engineer of the Year, the Construction Management Founders Society Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Career Achievement Award. These individuals are chosen by a selection committee made up from our Civil Engineering Industry Advisory Committee and our Construction Industry Advisory Committee. The recipients represent civil and construction engineering excellence across the region. The 2023 recipients were:

Young Construction Engineer Award

  • Jordan Lewis
  • Campbell Revlett
  • Cory Wilson

Young Civil Engineer Award

  • David Rust

Construction Management Founders Society Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Lester Wimpy

Civil Engineering Career Achievement Award

  • Hans Gesund (Posthumous)
  • Ruth A. Coleman
  • Ben R. Edelen
  • Ben T. Quinn, Jr.