Author: Liddy, Reba

A Statement from ESSIE’s IDEA Committee

Dear ESSIE students, staff, and faculty, We write to you today as we mourn the victims of last weekend’s horrific shootings in Buffalo’s Black neighborhood, which took the lives of eleven people and injured three, among which 10 were African Americans.… Read More

Land-building wetland plants, champions of CO2 capture, can help counterbalance the effects of climate change

Peat bogs, salt marshes, mangrove forests and seagrass meadows cover only 1 percent of the Earth’s total surface but sequester more than 20 percent of all the CO2 absorbed by ecosystems worldwide. This unique property arises because plants build these… Read More

Spring 2022 Letter from the Director

Dear alumni, friends and colleagues,  We are coming toward the end of another great semester at the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) within the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.  I’m delighted to share updates from the school.… Read More

Ferraro Receives Leadership Award from Concrete Institute

Christopher Ferraro, Ph.D., P.E., a civil engineering assistant professor within the University of Florida Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE), has received the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) Delmar L. Bloem Distinguished Service Award for his work on technical… Read More