KU Recipient of the Heavy Constructors Association of the Greater Kansas City Area Industry Advancement Fund Scholarship
Congratulations to Daniel Ricker (ARCE Senior) (August 26, 2016)
KU Transportation Engineering Analysis Laboratory (TEAL) acquired a driving simulator that is now fully functional and will help advance research and learning at KU.
Driving Simulator Finds A Parking Spot At KU (August 17, 2016)
The $105 million dollar project added 185,000 sf of new construction and renovated existing structures to become a truly well engineered success story for the university.
A well-engineered success story (August 26, 2016)
A university education teaches engineering theory and problem solving skills, but nothing can replace real-world experience for lessons in critical thinking.
Beyond Theory: Bringing Engineering Experience to the Classroom (February 22, 2016)
Three of our students, Duncan MacLachlan, Jennifer Warren, and Stefanie Carlisle were selected to receive scholarships in The Builders’ Association Scholarship Awards Program for the 2016-2017 academic year.
The Builders’ Association Scholarship Awards Program (February 16, 2016)
Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Bennett, who has been selected to be one of the first recipients of AISC's new Early Career Faculty Award!
AISC's new Early Career Faculty Award (February 12, 2016)
This spring, 49 University of Kansas students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards (UGRAs). UGRA recipients are awarded $1,000 to support them as they work on mentored research and creative projects.
49 students receive Undergraduate Research Awards for spring (February 10, 2016)
Future City winners announced; KU Engineering awards more than $18k in scholarships (February 2, 2016)
Two middle schools from Lawrence claimed the top two spots at the Great Plains Future City Competition, hosted Jan. 23 at the University of Kansas School of Engineering.
David Darwin Elected Honorary Member of ACI (January 21, 2016)
Congratulations to Dr. Darwin, who has been elected as an honorary member of the American Concrete Institute.
KU to Host Future City Competition Jan. 23 (January 20, 2016)
More than 400 middle school students from across the Midwest will present futuristic cities along with their innovative waste management systems at this year’s Future City Great Plains Regional Competition, set for Saturday, Jan. 23.
Engineers Without Borders develops improved water system for Ugandan college (January 14, 2016)
In an effort to develop a clean, safe and consistent water source for a college in central Africa, the University of Kansas Engineers Without Borders (EWB) chapter traveled this month to the National Teachers College in Kaliro, Uganda.
Dr. Michael Panethiere Senior Member of IEEE (December 22, 2015)
Congratulations to Dr. Michael Panethiere for being elevated to the grade of Senior Member of the IEEE this year!
KU announces Global Scholars cohort (November 13, 2015)
Fourteen sophomores at the University of Kansas have been selected as Global Scholars.
First Prize ($5,000) awarded to Audrey Danser (junior) and Third Prize ($2,000) awarded to Jeehwan Lee (graduate), both students of Dr. Hongyi Cai.
Graduate students Seyedeh F. Mahlab and Afnan T. Barri of Dr. Hongyi Cai were recently awarded the 2015 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Emerging Professionals (EP) Sponsorship ($1,500) to attend the IES annual conference in Indianapolis in November 2015.
School of Engineering LEEP2 dedication set for Friday, Oct. 30 (October 28, 2015)
The University of Kansas School of Engineering will hold its dedication ceremony for Learned Engineering Expansion Phase 2 (LEEP2) at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, on the lawn of the engineering complex.
Belinda Sturm, associate professor of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering, is one of the key researchers of KU’s Feedstock to Tailpipe Initiative.
Randall Over, the 2014 president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), will deliver the University of Kansas School of Engineering’s annual J.A. Tiberti Family Lecture.
The University of Kansas Office of Graduate Military Programs has announced seven Wounded Warrior Scholarship recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year.
On September 22nd, the Third Changsha Friendship Award awarding ceremony and mid-autumn reception for foreign experts was held in Changsha.
The Office of the Provost has selected nine University of Kansas faculty members for the 2015-2016 Senior Administrative Fellows Program.
The American Concrete Institute announces key staff promotions aimed at increasing alignment and flow from ACI’s technical documents to educational products.
The booming business environment of the Pacific Northwest will serve as a real-world classroom for 25 members of the senior class of the Self Engineering Leadership Fellows at the University of Kansas School of Engineering.
Professor Bob Lyon with student team members Allie Wagner, Cheng Chen, Jie Wu, Andrew Hasse, Ali Abdul Baki, and Madan Neupane (the Orange Team) took third place out of twenty in the Engineering Student Design Competition also known as the Big Beam Contest.
Yan Jiang, a PhD student in Geotech, was awarded a $5,000 GSI Fellowship grant for the 2015-2016 academic year for his research proposal "Evaluating the Performance of Hybrid Geosynthetic Reinforced Earth Walls."
Mehari Weldu, an MS student in Geotech, is one of three winners of the Araquari Prediction Event.
Arnulf Hagen, Class of 1986, is the Managing Director of Fedem Technology AS in Trondheim, Norway (http://www.fedem.com/
) and an adjunct professor at Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Professors Caroline Bennett and Jie Han were both selected as Bellows Scholars. Professor Remy Lequesne, Bob Parsons, Belinda Sturm, and Andres Lepage were all selected as Miller Scholars!
As announced at the Engineering Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, Professor of Practice Bob Lyon was selected by the students to receive the Henry E. Gould Award for Distinguished Service in Undergraduate Engineering Advising.
The Fifth Annual J. A. Tiberti Family Lecture will be presented on Thursday, October 22, by Randall (Randy) S. Over, P.E.,
Lieutenant Colonel John L. Hudson, MSCE 2005, will complete his tour as Commander and District Engineer for the US Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District on June 16.
Two people with a long track record of dedication to the engineering profession and who each made outstanding contributions to the industry and higher education will receive the University of Kansas School of Engineering’s highest honor later this week.
Finding ways to work efficiently with visiting students has been a process for the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering (CEAE).
The University of Kansas ASCE Student Chapter has been selected by the Committee on Student Members to receive a Letter of Honorable Mention for its outstanding activities as recorded in the 2014 Chapter annual report.
It’s on to nationals for the steel bridge team from the University of Kansas School of Engineering.
With oars at the ready and a new design, the University of Kansas School of Engineering concrete canoe team will hit the waters of Lone Star Lake near Lawrence this week looking to repeat as American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Mid-Content Regional Conference Champions.
A thorough test of engineering skill and precision – while racing the clock -- will be on display this week at the University of Kansas.
Professor Medina was invited to serve as a judge at this year’s KIPP Endeavor Academy’s Science Fair. He was assigned to judge science projects from the Academy’s 6th Grade Class.
The University of Kansas School of Engineering will host a three-day test of engineering skills at the end of April that’s expected to draw more than 400 people from 15 universities in the region.
The 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings confirms that for breadth and quality of graduate programs, the University of Kansas is unmatched in the state.
Congratulations to Professor Jie Han who was awarded the Fumio Tatsuoka Best Paper Award by the Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology Journal, at the the Geosynthetics 2015 Conference in Portland, Oregon.
A century-old tradition showcasing the wonders of engineering returns to the University of Kansas this week.
Nearly 140 companies and agencies will attend the Spring Engineering and Computing Career Fair, set for noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Kansas Union.
December Graduate Spotlight (December 31, 2014)
Donald Spradling (Civil-BS FA14) has been featured in the McNair Newsletter. Read the article Here.
2014 Associate Editor of the Year Award for the JGGE (December 15, 2014)
Congratulations to our very own Jie Han, who has been selected to receive the 2014 Associate Editor of the Year Award for the JGGE.
Professor and student team work to reduce building energy use through new form of insulation(December 12, 2014)
University of Kansas Professor Mario Medina is working with students on the use of aerogels in buildings to help reduce energy use.
Dr.Medina has been Published in Construction Specifier Magazine (December 11, 2014)
Most forms of building insulation—fiberglass, mineral fibers, cellulose, and cellular plastic—play a key role in making buildings energy-efficient and in reducing electrical peak demand.
Tiberti Lecturer: Michael Loose (December 11, 2014)
KU Civil Engineering alumnus, Michael Loose delivered the 4th annual J.A. Tiberti Family Lecture on ethics, ingenuity, entrepreneurship and issues for education, personal growth and professional development on November 6, 2014.
Lindsey Yasarer was awarded 1st prize in KU GIS Day 2014 Student Competition.
A massive reaction wall and floor system highlights the new facility, which expands the scope of structural research that can be conducted at the KU School of Engineering.
The University of Kansas School of Engineering and A. Zahner Company
have announced a sculptural art competition for students at KU.
Professor. Developer. Entrepreneur. Inventor. Karim Nasser has excelled in a wide variety of endeavors throughout his illustrious career.
Cody Porter’s senior year is off to a great start.
Professor Jie Han selected as an ASCE Fellow (September 12, 2014)
Congratulations to Professor Jie Han for being selected as an ASCE Fellow!
Record number of firms to participate in engineering career fair (September 11, 2014)
It’s a chance to make connections for that dream job, find the perfect internship or just learn more about the career opportunities that engineering and computer science have to offer.
The University of Kansas schools of Business and Engineering both rose in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of undergraduate programs.
A summer research program at the University of Kansas provides high school science and engineering teachers
Congratulations to Zach Olson and Michael Kopper for each receiving Civil Engineering scholarships
Team of researchers at the University of Kansas School of Engineering is working to solve a cracking problem that can arise from weatherproofing steel parts used for guardrails, light poles, sign structures and some bridges.
Equipped with a wealth of new insights on design and construction – as well the national award for Team Spirit – members of the University of Kansas School of Engineering Concrete Canoe team are taking lessons learned from a national competition and working toward a return trip next year.