Monica Quintiliani

Mentor: Dr. Kathryn Frank
College of Design, Construction & Planning
"To further the knowledge base and understanding of how our built environment can relate to and coexist with our natural environment."


Sustainabilty in the Built Environment


Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Research Interests

  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Sustainable Systems
  • Integrated Approaches

Academic Awards

  • University Scholars Program 2016
  • Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program 2015-2016
  • SEEDS Student 2016


  • Doris Duke Conservation Scholars
  • Catholic Gators


  • IFAS Lab Assistant
  • Land Clearing for Nature Trail

Hobbies and Interests

  • Music (guitar, ukulele, piano)
  • knitting/crochet

Research Description

Sustainable Sidewalk Design
Three variations of a new sidewalk design will be tested with the intention of lowering runoff rates. A successful design may help solve the many problems storm surges cause in cities today. This project will address all three facets of sustainability through full analysis of its environmental, social, and economic sustainability.