University of Kentucky College of Engineering

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University of Kentucky College of Engineering
Uk logo.jpg
Type Public
Established 1865
Dean Larry Holloway, Ph.D. (interim)
Location Lexington, KY, USA
Website engr.uky.edu
Engineering Quadrangle

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering is an ABET accredited, public engineering school located on the campus of the University of Kentucky. The college currently offers programs in Biomedical engineering, Biosystems engineering, Chemical engineering/Materials engineering, Civil engineering, Electrical engineering/Computer engineering, Computer science, Mechanical engineering and Mining engineering.[1]

In 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked the college #12 among graduate programs for Biological/Agricultural Engineering. [2]

Engineering education at the University of Kentucky goes back to the founding of the university as a Land-grant university in 1865.[3]

The college is located in Anderson Hall as well as several other buildings on campus.

UK College of Engineering maintains a satellite campus on the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah offering bachelor's degrees in Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. [4]

Notable faculty[edit]

In 2006, the university created the Hardin-Drnevich-Huang Professorship in Geotechnical Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering to honor Bobby O. Hardin, Vincent P. Drnevich, and Yang H. Huang, who together created a nationally recognized program in Geotechnical Engineering at the university.[5][6]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable student projects[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Undergraduate degree programs". University of Kentucky. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  2. ^ http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-kentucky-157085/overall-rankings
  3. ^ "History of the College". University of Kentucky. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Paducah Programs". UK College of Engineering. University of Kentucky. Retrieved 31 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Gifts And Pledges To The Hardin-Drnevich-Huang Professorship" (PDF). University of Kentucky. 12 December 2006. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "Bobby O. Hardin". University of Kentucky. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  7. ^ "Overly sworn in as representative". The Bath County News-Outlook. January 16, 2008. p. 3. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 38°02′14.50″N 84°30′20″W / 38.0373611°N 84.50556°W / 38.0373611; -84.50556