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 Climate Change & Increased Violent Weather Events.“ Check out Mr. Schindler’s interview on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt5Elk1Gdmc
The show was in preparation for the 12th Annual STAR-TIDES Tech Demo that will be held on Merten Lawn October 1-3. STAR-TIDES is a global knowledge sharing network that helps build sustainable resilience to natural and man-made emergencies. It is one of two programs managed by the Community Resilience Lab being incubated in VSE’s C4I & Cyber Center (the other being Collaborative Community Resilience).
Mr. Michael Schindler is completing a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering with a Minor in Environmental Engineering. He is a former President of Engineers for International Development (EfID), and Senior Project Engineer, Member, and former Vice President, Virginia Water Environment Association (VWEA).
Other Mason participants included:
- Dr. Linton Wells, II, Coordinator, STAR-TIDES Program and Executive Advisor, C4I & Cyber Center, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
- Melvin (Mel) Cordova, Founder, Project Coqui and Lead, People-Centered Internet/Puerto Rico
- Dr. Susan A. Crate, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University
- Sharmin Hossain, Systems Engineering Student, George Mason University & Marketing Assistant, STAR-TIDES
To view all four 13-minute segments, visit The EmeraldPlanet International Foundation YouTube URL videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl-zWdDKjLE&t=4s&frags=pl%2Cwn
EmeraldPlanet Web Site URL has written summaries: https://www.emerald-planet.org/?p=16045