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UK NSBE Attends, Wins Awards at National Convention

April 09, 2019

In addition to winning the “Region III Small Chapter of the Year” award, UK NSBE received an award for being the “Region III Biggest Social Media Fan.”

Multidisciplinary Smart Structures Knowledge Research Lab Presents at Denver Conference

March 27, 2019

UK presenters represented the Multidisciplinary Smart Structures Knowledge Research Lab, which is led by civil engineering assistant professor Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto.

Understanding the Impacts of Transportation Network Companies with Greg Erhardt

March 13, 2019

Transportation Network Companies like Uber and Lyft promised to solve traffic congestion in major cities. Greg Erhardt, assistant professor of civil engineering at UK, says not so fast.

Howard Named SEC Freshman of the Year

March 06, 2019

Rhyne Howard, a freshman civil engineering major and guard on the UK women’s basketball team, received several accolades when the Southeastern Conference announced its postseason awards March 5.

Alumna Albright Named Lexington’s Environmental Quality and Public Works Commissioner

March 06, 2019

Albright graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1990 and a master's degree in civil engineering in 1992.

Lasley Takes Third Place in TRB Poster Competition

February 12, 2019

Victoria Lasley, a master's student in civil engineering, placed third in the AFH10 Construction Management Committee’s poster competition at the 2019 Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Alumna Wright Helps Messer Construction Co. Secure $241 Million Lexington Convention Center Contract

December 12, 2018

Mary Beth Wright is a UK civil engineering graduate and UK MBA alumna.

Prediction Tool Developed by UK Researchers Featured in TU-Automotive Article

November 21, 2018

The tool attempts to predict how many accidents could be avoided by using autonomous vehicles instead of human drivers based on a wide variety of factors.

RailCats Making News

November 14, 2018

It's been a busy semester for the RailCats student organization. Five students attended a national conference, the student organization received a large grant and civil engineering graduate student Travis Watts was named the NURail Center 2018 Student of the Year.

UK Research Demonstrates TNCs a Major Contributor to Roadway Congestion in San Francisco

October 16, 2018

The report found that Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) accounted for approximately 50 percent of the rise in congestion in San Francisco between 2010 and 2016.