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For a NOVA production of “Why Sharks Attack,” Rachael Kelly, Adam Geiger and John Hawkes visited the WKU labs of biology faculty member Dr. Steve Huskey and engineering faculty member Dr. Chris Byrne last July and filmed them testing the bite force of shark teeth on a surfboard, among other things. Click on photo for full article. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

WKU Engineering delivers ABET-accredited programs in civil, electrical, andmechanical engineering.

We also offer a minor in electrical engineering, a certificate and minor in land surveying, and the only floodplain management minor in the United States.




'Why Sharks Attack' includes expertise of WKU professors


WKU civil engineers win regional title; steel bridge qualifies for nationals


WKU in the News: National Corvette Museum sinkhole

The Engineering Department's remote-controlled quadrotor was used to provide video from inside the sinkhole that swallowed eight Corvettes. (Please see video below.)


Click Here for the Daily News article on the Corvette Museum, which includes photos.

Click Here for the Engineering News-Record article on the Corvette Museum.


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