Civil, Architectural, Environmental

UM News Special Report Cuba and the Caribbean: There’s Something in the Waters of Puerto Rico’s Guanica Bay

Miller School researcher records the second-highest levels of PCBs anywhere in the world. By Robert C. Jones Jr. UM News Angry and apathetic, the group of local anglers greeted Daisy Ramirez Ortiz with a wave of unwelcoming stares. They already knew why...

Now Open: International Exhibition Celebrating Pier Luigi Nervi’s Life and Work as an Engineer and Architect

On Oct. 7, 2017, the international exhibit commemorating Pier Luigi Nervi, one of the greatest and most renown structural engineers of the 20th century, was opened to the public. Located in the School of Architecture, the “Pier Luigi Nervi – Art and...


A Collaboration Between University of Miami’s College of Engineering and Johnson & Johnson Brings Innovative Opportunities for Research and Development to Students and Faculty

The CoE-Johnson & Johnson 3-D Printing Center of Excellence Collaborative Laboratory will be open for students in a variety of disciplines By Barbara Gutierrez UM News Industrial 3D printing technology, also called additive manufacturing, offers the...

Seven Years Later: Investigating Oil Spill Chemicals From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Their Risks to Children

On April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon – a semi-submersible offshore drilling rig located 41 miles off the Louisiana coast chartered by British Petroleum (BP) – exploded, resulting in over 200 million gallons of crude oil being leaked into the Gulf...