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Elliot Douglas

Professor and EES Undergraduate Coordinator Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences
Office 217 Black Hall Work Phone: (352) 846-2836 Website: Website Website: Google Scholar page


Dr. Elliot P. Douglas is Professor of Environmental Engineering Sciences, Associate Director for Research in the UF Institute for Excellence in Engineering Education, and Distinguished Teaching Scholar at the University of Florida. His research interests are problem solving, cultures of inclusion, and environmental justice. He has served as Deputy Editor of the Journal of Engineering Education and Program Director for Engineering Education at the US National Science Foundation.

Primary Research Area

Engineering Education

Research Interests

Engineering problem solving, diversity and inclusion in the engineering workforce, environmental justice and ethics


S.B., Materials Science & Engineering, 1988, MIT; S.B., Humanities (Music) and Engineering (MSE), 1988, MIT

Ph.D., Polymer Science & Engineering, 1993, University of Massachusetts – Amherst

Awards & Distinctions

  • Distinguished Service Award, 2018, Educational and Research Methods Division, ASEE
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, 2013, ASEE Southeastern Section
  • Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars, 2009, University of Florida
  • Teacher of the Year, 2004, University of Florida