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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

Creating an Autonomous Solar-Powered Video Monitoring Station for Boats, Coastal Erosion and Wildlife

Lauren Brisley

Boats, yachts and other commercial and recreational ships are among the biggest threats to maintaining coastal habitats along in Florida, according to Christine Angelini, Ph.D., associate professor in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE). There has been… Read More

Simmons Receives NSF CAREER Award

Denise R. Simmons, Ph.D., an Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) civil engineering associate professor, has received the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award to support her research in “Co-Curricular Participation of Students Underrepresented in Engineering.” This… Read More