Spring 2010

Civil Engineering Honor Society Induction

Civil Engineering Honor Society Induction

The Civil Engineering Honor Society inducted 18 new civil engineering students at the end of last semester. These students have distinguished themselves within the Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering (CEIE) department and demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and scholarship. The induction… Read More

CEIE Student Awarded VA AWWA Scholarship

CEIE MS student Benyamin Marks has been awarded the Virginia American Water Works Association Graduate Scholarship, from a competitive field of students from Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, and Old Dominion. The scholarship will be presented with the scholarship at… Read More

Two CEIE Students Awarded Scholarships by CMAA

CMAA Scholarship Recipients

On April 15, the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) recognized CEIE Graduate Student Farzad Amir Faryar and CEIE Junior Kristen Stevens with scholarships for their scholastic achievement and interest in the construction field. The event was the annual CMAA… Read More

GMU ASCE at Catholic University for VA Regional

ASCE at Catholic U

On April 9-11, the GMU ASCE Student Chapter participated in the annual Virginia regional conference hosted by Catholic University. GMU ASCE fielded its second steel bridge team ever, led by senior Karim Shalaby. With a construction time of 11:52, the… Read More

AFROTC Cadet Selected for Arnold Air Society National Conclave

Harwood Bowman

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Cadet Harwood Bowman, a student in CEIE 311- Structural Analysis, was one of the few selected to attend the annual Arnold Air Society National Conclave in Seattle, Washington from 1 April 2010 –… Read More

CEIE Student Awarded SMART Scholarship

John Guenther

Civil engineering junior John Guenther has been awarded the SMART scholarship (Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation) from the American Society for Engineering Education. The scholarship will cover his college expenses (tuition, books, health care, and a generous stipend) for… Read More

CEIE Students Attended ASCE OPAL Celebration

Students at ASCE OPAL Celebration

CEIE students, Jacobo Flores, Megan Salame, and Justin Nguyen, were guests of the American Society of Civil Engineers at the ASCE OPAL (Outstanding Projects and Leaders) celebration on March 25, in Washington DC. The OPAL Awards recognize the lifetime achievements… Read More

Chi Epsilon Petition Approved

Chi Epsilon Banner

The Civil Engineering Honor Society (CEHS) is approved to install the 136th Chapter of Chi Epsilon, the National Civil Engineering Honor Society. The petition submitted by CEHS was first approved by the National Council of Chi Epsilon on February 12th…. Read More

4th Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Contest

Popsicle Stick Contest Winners 2010

On February 18, the Volgenau School celebrated Engineer’s Week with an all day celebration called “Engineer’s Day” in Dewberry Hall. The highlight of the event was the 4th Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Contest for High School Students. Twenty Nine bridges… Read More

Engineers Across Borders

Students in front of LCPC

The GMU student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers visited Paris this year for an international engineering education trip, from January 6 to 13. The group was accompanied by Dr. Barry Liner. The group visited the Laboratoire Central… Read More