Research Highlights

Improving coastal restoration by temporarily imitating nature

This article was written by Radboud University and originally published on the ru.nl 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

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

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

Virtually Improving Emergency Response Training with NSF Award

Eric Jing Du, Ph.D., associate professor of civil engineering in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE), along with colleagues from Texas A&M University and Virginia Tech, has been awarded a $999,327 grant by the National Science Foundation’s… Read More