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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 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