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Using Hemp to Repair Deteriorating Kentucky Bridges

Hemp, which is biodegradable and has a small carbon footprint, offers many advantages.

Structural Engineers Association Participates in 2019 Timber-Strong Design Build Competition

The UK chapter received third place in the competition. The students designed and constructed a playhouse, which they donated to a local children’s academy.

College of Engineering Celebrates Co-op/Intern of the Year Awards

The winners were nominated by their co-op supervisors. Each received high praise from their employers.

Department Spotlights

Wally Johnson

Wally Johnson, a senior civil engineering major, is president of UK’s esports club. We sat down with him to learn more about the new partnership, esports and myths about gamers.  


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Leonie Bettel

Civil engineering senior Leonie Bettel became Kentucky women's golf's first all-conference honoree since 1997. Away from the golf course, she found time to engage in undergraduate research.


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Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto

The day before Hurricane Michael roared into the Florida panhandle, we interviewed civil engineering assistant professor Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, who wants to help buildings take Mother Nature's best punch.


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