Civil & Coastal Engineering

Their Father’s Footsteps

Immigrant. Reluctant rebel. Widower with young children. Sergio Galeano’s life intersected with harsh chapters of history and with heartache. But his determination to “move forward,” always, would shape his family and an industry. by David Finnerty Just after midnight on… Read More

ARPA-E Supports Ferraro $1.1 Million to Research Boron Concrete to Mitigate Neutron-Induced Expansion

Chris Ferraro, ESSIE Assistant Professor

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program has awarded $1.1 million to Christopher Ferraro, Ph.D., P.E., to perform research on the prevention of damage on concrete used to house nuclear reactors. When concrete is exposed… Read More

New Faculty Hires

The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) is excited to welcome seven new faculty members. Katherine Deliz Quiñones Lecturer Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences Research Areas: Microbiome Engineering, Remediation, Ecotoxicology, Ecosystem and Social Resilience B.S., Biology, 2000, University… Read More