Spring 2017

Envisioning a durable American transportation system

A shared concern over the fate of America’s aging infrastructure and its resilience in the wake of an unexpected disaster brought a vast group of researchers from across the United States to George Mason University last week. Grantees from nearly… Read More

Dedication of engineering lab honors the late John Toups, a civil engineer and entrepreneur

“The Toups name means the world to this university. John was a giant of this community and of this university.” — Ángel Cabrera, University President Friends, family, faculty, and students gathered November 19 to honor the legacy of John Toups, a towering… Read More

CEIE Student Melissa Rossi Presented at the American Water Resources Assoc. National Capital Region Conference

Congratulations to Melissa Rossi for presenting her research “FloodNOW: Enabling real-time IoT flood forecasting on the George Mason Watershed” at the American Water Resources Association National Capital Region Conference at the University of the District of Columbia on April 7th! Her research explored… Read More

Dr. Esmaeili’s research team received 2018 ASCE Best Peer-Review Paper Award

  Dr. Esmaeili’s research team received the 2018 Best Paper Award for a journal article they published at the ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering titled “Measuring the Impacts of Safety Knowledge on Construction Workers’ Attentional Allocation and Hazard Detection… Read More

Dr. Girum Urgessa Named Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship

Dr. Girum Urgessa has been named one of the Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE)  2017-2018 Faculty Research Grantees. The center provides $4,500 grants for faculty and research fellows at George Mason University who are engaged in research on a priority… Read More

CEIE Undergraduate Student Michael Schindler Featured on The EmeraldPlanet TV

32CEIE undergraduate student Michael Schindler was one of five GMU participants recently spotlighted on The EmeraldPlanet Show, Fairfax County public TV Channel 10. The overall topic was: “The STAR-TIDES Model of Innovation, Sustainability, Resilience, & Global Impact in the Time of Severe… Read More

CEIE Department Welcomes Three New Full-Time Faculty Members

The CEIE department is delighted to welcome three new full-time faculty members David Binning, Doaa Bondok, and Wenying Ji. David Binning is a water resources engineer with over 30 years in the design, construction, operation and management of public water and waste water systems…. Read More

CEIE PhD student, Javad Esfandiari, won a scholarship from NCC-ACI

Congratuations to Javad Esfandiari who received a scholarship from the National Capital Section of the American Concrete Institute. The award was presented by David Lange, FACI, incoming President of the American Concrete Institute. Javad has been active in research, teaching,… Read More

Saad Ullah Awarded 3rd Prize at Mason’s 3-Minute Thesis Competition

Congratulations to Saad Ullah, one of Dr. Tanyu’s Ph.D. students in our department, was awarded the 3rd Prize at the Mason’s 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition, for his presentation on “Sustainable Infrastructure: Recycling Roads”. 3MT® is a research communication competition within GMU, where PhD students… Read More

Dr. Celso Ferreira Interview with Mason Cable News

Mason Cable News interviewed Dr. Celso Ferreira and a few of the Flood Hazards Research team members about their important research.  See the video here: