The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) brings together civil, environmental, and coastal and oceanographic faculty to solve unique problems of sustainability. Established in 2010, ESSIE encompasses the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering and the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences.
365 Weil Hall
P.O. Box 116580
Gainesville, FL 32611
Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment
Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering
The Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering (CCE) delivers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare graduates for successful careers in an increasingly global and interdisciplinary world. It performs research that results in leading scientific contributions and has a direct impact on our ability to renew, secure, and broaden the capabilities of our nation’s infrastructure, environment and homeland security.
What do Civil Engineers do?
Civil engineering includes the design and construction of bridges, buildings, dams, waterways, coastal protection works, airports, pipelines, space launching facilities, railroads, highways, sanitary systems, ocean structures and facilities, foundations, harbors, waterworks and many other systems and structures upon which modern civilization depends.
Source: UF Catalog
Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences
The mission of the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences (EES) is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate educational programs in environmental engineering sciences, to conduct an internationally recognized environmental research program that will substantially contribute to the benefit of the earth, and to provide authoritative guidance to individuals and organizations charged with preventing and solving local, state, national and global environmental problems.
What do Environmental Engineers do?
Environmental Engineering applies engineering and scientific principles to protect and preserve human health and the environment. It embraces broad environmental concerns, including air and water quality, solid and hazardous wastes, groundwater protection and remediation, water resources management, environmental policy, radiological health, environmental biology and chemistry, systems ecology, water and wastewater treatment, and wetlands ecology.
Source: UF Catalog