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  • ESSIE Representatives Strengthen Connections in Latin America with Multiple Site Visits to Panama and Colombia

    April 27, 2023

    As part of efforts at the University of Florida (UF) Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) to build relationships in Latin America and explore student and professional exchanges there, representatives from the school embarked on multiple visits to South America this past February. The team completed five site visits to Panama and two ...

  • Generations of Gator Engineers Create a Lifelong Legacy

    April 24, 2023

    Larry Smith Sr. paved the way for his son, Larry Smith Jr., to empower the next generation  Born and raised in Gainesville, Lawrence “Larry” Smith Jr. (BSCE, ’85) knew that he would one day be a Gator just like his father, Lawrence “Larry” Smith Sr. (BSCE, ‘55, MSCE, ‘66).   “My Dad was definitely one of the most ...

  • In Memoriam to George L. Kirkland

    March 7, 2023

    George L. Kirkland (BSCE’72, ME’74), an alumnus of the Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering, recently passed away at the age of 72. Kirkland received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1972 and a master’s in engineering in 1974, both from the University of Florida.   Kirkland’s philanthropic endeavors were vital to the success of our ...