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Explore What Makes Our World Work at E-Day

This year's celebration of Engineers Day, or E-Day, will be held at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. The event, located in the engineering complex on campus, will celebrate everything engineers and computer scientists do to make the 21st-century what it is today. The event is free and open to the public.

From Jay Z to Super Bowl Halftime Shows: UK Grad Engineers Entertainment

From automated giant drawbridges to multi-story audience structures, if Hollywood needs a spectacular set or special effects, Casalino and his colleagues at All Access Staging Productions in Los Angeles get the call.

A Blueprint for Teaching: When Gabriel Dadi looks at students in his classroom, he always takes the long view

“Gabe Dadi is a perfect example of how you can be a great researcher and a great teacher while maintaining an excellent attitude and maintaining a healthy work-life balance."


March 12 at (All day)


March 22 at 10:00am

Hilary J. Boone Center

April 13 at (All day)

Lexington Convention Center

April 13 at (All day)

Ralph G. Anderson Building


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Bradley Wilson

UK junior Bradley Wilson has experienced the impact of DanceBlue first hand – as a two-time pediatric cancer survivor. Now he’s leading the fight against cancer on the floor as part of DanceBlue’s student leadership.

Chemical Engineering


Damarcus Smiley

When Damarcus Smiley began his chemical engineering studies at the University of Kentucky, he was adamant about one thing: he did not want to participate in the College of Engineering’s Cooperative Education Program (Co-op).

Chemical Engineering


Erika Hernandez

Born in Medellin, Colombia, Erika Hernandez attended the University of New Mexico as an exchange student majoring in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering