Thomas Lutza Awarded UF Outstanding Four-Year Scholar

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Curtis Taylor, Ph.D, Thomas Lutza (BSCE ’19) and President Fuchs, Ph.D. at the Outstanding Leaders & Scholars ceremony 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. …

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

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Volunteers sort and prepare items to be shipped to the Abacos 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 …

ESSIE New Faculty Hires

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The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) is excited to welcome seven new faculty members. Research Areas: Microbiome Engineering, Remediation, Ecotoxicology, Ecosystem and Social Resilience Research Areas: Infrastructural Materials, Cement and Concrete Testing and Mass Concrete Research Areas: Multimodal Traffic Safety, Sustainable Transportation and Air Transportation Research Areas: Water and Health, Flood Forecasting, Satellite Remote Sensing Applications in …

ESSIE Letter from the Director Fall 2019

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Greetings from Gainesville, Faculty in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) are leading a new long-term program focused on monitoring, understanding and managing threats along the Florida coastline. This iCoast initiative is a multidisciplinary effort including many colleagues from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the University of Florida. Please join us in welcoming five new …

iCoast- A Multidisciplinary Approach to Creating Resilient Coastal Communities

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The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, in collaboration with several other colleges, is piloting a project that could serve as a model for collecting and analyzing data from real-time monitoring of coastlines globally using the living laboratory of Florida’s own 8,436 miles of coastline. Using advanced sensors, including new technology in development at UF, the multidisciplinary team will develop a …

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Olabarrieta Receives the PECASE Award

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The PECASE award is described as the highest honor given by the U.S. Government to exceptional new scientists and engineers who contribute to the advancement of the STEM fields through scientific leadership, community outreach and public education.  Dr. Olabarrieta was one of four University of Florida faculty members to receive the PECASE award.  “I am very honored,” Dr. Olabarrieta said. …

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31 Faculty Awarded University Term Professorships

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The University Term Professorship was established in 2016 and is presented to 250 eligible faculty members annually. Selection of University Term Professorships is based on an assessment of academic accomplishment by either a faculty advisory committee and/or the department chair and approved by the dean. Each award runs for 3 years and provides a $5,000/year salary supplement to the awardee. …