Elise Miller-Hooks

Elise Miller-HooksElise Miller-Hooks, Ph.D.
Bill & Eleanor Hazel Chair in Infrastructure Engineering

Phone: 703.993.1685
Email: miller@gmu.edu
Office: 4614 Nguyen Engineering Building
Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 6C1
Fairfax, VA 22030


  • Ph.D., University of Texas, 1997
  • M.S. in Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Civil Engineering, 1994
  • B.S.C.E. Lafayette College, summa cum laude in Civil Engineering, 1992
Research Interests

  • Infrastructure resilience and protection
  • Interdependent infrastructure systems modeling
  • Disaster planning and response

    • Urban search and rescue
    • EMS response
    • Building and regional evacuation and sheltering
    • Crowd modeling
  • Incident management
  • Stochastic and dynamic network algorithms
  • Optimization and mathematical modeling with applications in transportation
  • Collaborative and multi-objective decision-making
  • Transportation systems engineering
  • Real-time routing and fleet management
  • Intermodal passenger and freight transport

    • Paratransit, ridesharing and bikeway






Images above are photos
of original paintings by
Dr. Elise Miller-Hooks.
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Volgenau School of Engineering
George Mason University