Get Technical with Florida Engineering Society

Here we include more technical articles written by members of the Florida Engineering Society, which allows for a deeper dive into a broad range of topics.

By Susan Roeder Martin

Florida’s Water Quality Rules Pursuant to the Clean Waterways ActWritten by Susan Roeder Martin Nason, Yeager, Gerson, Harris, and Fumero Significant Rulemaking The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently adopted (pending ratification) the most significant rules in its history pertaining to stormwater quality.  The rules will drastically alter the environmental resource permit (ERP) requirements for…


By David Cowan, Jr, PE, ENV SP

Florida is Facing an Engineering Staffing CrisisWritten by David Cowan, Jr, PE, ENV SP Senior Engineer, Chen Moore and Associates Filling in the Talent Gap News Alert! Florida is facing an engineering staffing crisis. Part of the solution, fortunately, could come in the form of recognizing the problem and recruiting new members for our Florida…


By Amanda Sapala Ladzinski, AICP & David Guttenplan, PE, MSCE

A Modern Approach to Road Safety in FloridaWritten by Amanda Sapala Ladzinski, AICP, Transportation Planner at Gresham Smith, and David Guttenplan, PE, MSCE, Safety Studies Engineer at District 7, Florida Department of Transportation State transportation departments are a system of continuous improvement, always working toward the overarching goal of developing safer infrastructure for their communities,…


By Joseph Gale, ENV SP

Roadmap to Net Zero Airports with Resilient, Sustainable InfrastructureWritten by Joseph Gale, ENV SP Chief Technology Officer, Decision Optimization Technology- United States (DOT-US) L.P. The threat of rising sea levels, flooding, freeze, extreme heat and changes in the intensity and frequency of severe weather poses substantial risks to critical airport assets and infrastructure. The Airports…


By Roozbeh Rashedi, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Decision Support Methods for Tactical Pavement Investment PlanningWritten by Roozbeh Rashedi, Ph.D., P.Eng. Chief Technology Officer, Decision Optimization Technology- United States (DOT-US) L.P. Municipal roads and highway systems are fundamental infrastructure assets. They provide a foundation to the performance of all national economies by sustaining economic development and facilitating social interaction. Preserving and maintaining pavement…