New Faculty Hires

The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) is excited to welcome four new faculty members. Sara Behdad, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences Dr. Behdad received her doctorate in Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering from the… Read More

Improving coastal restoration by temporarily imitating nature

This article was written by Radboud University and originally published on the website. Christine Angelini, Ph.D., an associate professor of environmental engineering sciences, worked with a talented, international team to boost marsh and seagrass restoration success by mimicking emergent traits… Read More

Doctoral Student Named Margaret A. Davidson Fellow

Sydney Williams, an environmental engineering sciences doctoral student, was accepted to the Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship Program and received funding by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office for Coastal Management to research the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research… Read More

Deliz Receives EPA Grant to Build Community Resilience Against PFAS Exposure Due to Flooding

Katherine Deliz Quiñones, Ph.D., a lecturer in environmental engineering sciences in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) within the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, received support from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Science to Achieve Results (STAR)… Read More

Measuring, communicating and mitigating negative coastal impacts

The University of Florida and Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, in concert with North Carolina State University, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University and UF’s Innovation Station-Sarasota, recently convened a five-session virtual summit on “Innovating Coastal Resilience.” Thought leaders and industry… Read More