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Stewards of Infrastructure, the Environment and Communities

Kelly Pennell alongside Anna Hoover collaborated with researchers at Purdue University and Ohio State University on a recent publication titled: “Bystander Chemical Exposures and Injuries Associated with Nearby Plastic Sewer Pipe Manufacture: Public Health Practice and Lessons”.

Engineering Students and Alumni Were Honored at the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards Program

Seun Adekunle, a computer science student, Maya Bentley Anthony, a biosystems engineering graduate, Jayla McCoy, a mechanical engineering student and Austin Mitchell, a civil engineering graduate were honored during the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards program Friday, Oct. 14 at the Gatton Student Center.

Front to back: Ariel Robinson, PhD student; Angela Gutiérrez, post-doctoral scholar; Kelly G. Pennell, professor; Michael Petriello, assistant professor, Wayne State University; Nader Rezaei, post-doctoral scholar; Hong Cheng (Herman) Tay, PhD student

Researchers Attended the 42nd International Symposium Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants

Kelly Pennell, Professor and Director of the University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) and a team of researchers from the Department of Civil Engineering traveled to New Orleans to participate in the 42nd International Symposium Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants.

Department Spotlights

Sarah Schweitzer (BSCE 2017)

Alumna Sarah Schweitzer is an operations and maintenance engineer with PEAK Wind in Boston, Massachusetts.

Civil Engineering


Luis Arduz (BSCE 1988; MSCE 1996)

Luis Arduz, one of the college's earliest graduates of Hispanic descent, is a project manager, geotechnical engineer and senior associate at Stantec.

Civil Engineering


Michelle Imarah

Senior civil engineering major Michelle Imarah is an international student from Nigeria with big plans for her future. 

Civil Engineering