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McVay Named Professor Emeritus

After four decades of conducting research in geosystems engineering, Michael McVay, Ph.D., a University Term Professor in the Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering within the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE), retired and has been named professor emeritus.  Dr. McVay joined the department in December of 1981 as an assistant professor, he was promoted to associate professor… Read More

Buzzing at the Top: Concrete Canoe Wins Back-to-Back National Championships

The University of Florida’s Concrete Canoe design team has done it again: they have won the American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) National Concrete Canoe Competition for the second consecutive year. This year, the team faced a different challenge, which was to compete at the ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition virtually.   The… Read More

UF Partners with SAS to Expand Artificial Intelligence Efforts in Coastal Communities

The University of Florida’s Center for Coastal Solutions (CCS) and SAS Institute (SAS) entered a strategic partnership to develop tools, training programs, curriculum and research that will continue to trailblaze around the UF AI initiative and the Herbert Wertheim College… Read More

Simmons Receives ASCE’s Editor’s Choice from a Third Journal

Denise R. Simmons, Ph.D., a civil engineering associate professor in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE), recently had a manuscript featured as the Editor’s Choice in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Civil Engineering… Read More