Welcome to the page of Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) student chapter at the University of Kentucky!

The purpose of the SHPE-UKY student chapter is to:

-Increase the number of Hispanic engineering students at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering

– Promote the advancement of Hispanic engineers and scientists in employment and education.

-Develop and participate in programs with industry and the university, which benefit students seeking technical degrees.

-Improve the retention of Hispanic students enrolled in engineering and science.

-Provide a forum for the exchange of information pertinent for Hispanic engineering/science students enrolled in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering.

We hope you consider joining!!

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at UKY works to empower the Hispanic community of Lexington to attain careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and excel as technical and professional leaders.

Organization Email
Selection Process

– UKY student
– STEM major


Dr. Isabel C. Escobar

Dr. Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto

Advisor Title and Department:

Professor of Chemical & Materials Engineering

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Advisor Email: