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Predicting Damage from Hurricanes Before They Make Landfall

In Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment, Featured, News, Research & Innovation

Maitane Olabarrieta, Ph.D., associate professor, and Arthriya Subgranon, Ph.D., assistant professor, in the Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering within the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment at the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, are the principal investigators of a multi-organizational project sponsored by the Office of Naval Research.

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How a Robot Developed at UF Could Help First Responders See Through Walls During Rescues

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A University of Florida research team led by Eric Jing Du, Ph.D., a professor of civil and coastal engineering, is working on a robot dog that has the ability to enter an enclosed space, scan it, and provide humans with a visual of what’s inside, an application that could lessen dangerous situations for first responders.

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UF Collaborates with Conservation Foundation on Coastal Solutions

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The University of Florida’s newly established Center for Coastal Solutions (CCS) and Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) have entered into a strategic collaboration to address coastal water quality hazards in order to strengthen the resiliency and sustainability of this unique coastal area in Florida.

Thomas Lutza Awarded UF Outstanding Four-Year Scholar

In Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment, Honors & Awards

Curtis Taylor, Ph.D, Thomas Lutza (BSCE ’19) and President Fuchs, Ph.D. at the Outstanding Leaders & Scholars ceremony Thomas Lutza (BSCE ’19) was named a University of Florida (UF) Outstanding Four-Year Scholar at the Outstanding Leaders & Scholars ceremony on December 13. Lutza just received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. Every commencement, …

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For UF Engineering Alumnus and Wife, a Big Part of Living is Giving

In Alumni Spotlight, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment

Volunteers sort and prepare items to be shipped to the Abacos Charles “Chick” (BSCE ’72) and Lisa Gregg, UF Alumni Association life members, were vacationing in Colorado with their friend and partner, Mark Neubauer, when news of Hurricane Dorian’s imminent landfall reached them. Very quickly, their carefree vacation turned into a tense long weekend glued to the Weather Channel, waiting …

ESSIE New Faculty Hires

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The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) is excited to welcome seven new faculty members. Katherine Deliz Quiñones Lecturer Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences Research Areas: Microbiome Engineering, Remediation, Ecotoxicology, Ecosystem and Social Resilience B.S., Biology, 2000, University of Puerto Rico M.S., Biology/Limnology, 2004, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Ph.D., Environmental Engineering Sciences, 2013, University of Florida Christopher …