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Leading Global Sustainability: Fawn Bergen

Fawn Bergen holding a wafer (what becomes many semiconductor “chips”).

Fawn Bergen (B.S. Environmental Engineering ‘99) has emerged as a leader in the global sustainability initiative. Her role as Global Sustainability Program Manager at Intel Corporation fulfills her lifelong passion in math, science and the environment. “I am leading Intel’s… 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

UF Engineering hopes to curb harmful chemicals in landfills with EPA grant

Municipal solid waste (MSW) includes the household waste we carry to the curb each week in our trash cans and recycle bins. Most MSW is composed of food, paper, plastic, and a variety of other discarded products and packaging materials.… Read More