InWE supports cross-cutting research and pioneering technologies that address critical water and environmental issues on a local, national and worldwide scale. The Institute leverages expertise from chemists, social scientists, economists, biologists, engineers and architects in an effort to support effective interdisciplinary solutions to these challenges.
The Institute of Water and Environment works with many different students across a number of disciplines on important research and projects. Here you will find our student work including digital media projects, research projects, publications and reports, and more.
The Institute is made up of three main centers that work together to develop research that responds to the multitude of challenges regarding the planet’s water and environmental resources.
The Southeast Environmental Research Center (SERC) concentrates on environmental research in the Southeastern US and the neo-tropics.
The Center for Coastal Oceans Research (CCOR) highlights marine ecosystems nationwide.
The Sea Level Solutions Center (SLSC) focuses on the impacts of sea level rise in Miami-Dade County and the greater South Florida region.
The Institute of Water and Environment (InWE) provides access to water for global communities living in severe water stress conditions through our InWE International Program.
Sustainable Built Environment and Informatics (SBEI) is an interdisciplinary organized research group under InWE with the goal of advancing sustainable design and development for healthy, livable and resilient environments as it relates to these fields.
The UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Water Security is charged with bringing together research and education to address regional, national and global water security issues, through innovative interdisciplinary research and partnerships for sustainability.