Spring 2017

Green Roof Project


Recently, George Mason University’s Rappahannock Parking Deck got a new roof—a green roof, to be specific, as part of a graduate research project. A green roof is a roof of a building or structure that is partially or completely covered… Read More

GMU-EfID Awarded 2017 NCEES Engineering Education Award


George Mason University’s Sid & Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental & Infrastructure Engineering’s Engineers for International Development student chapter has been awarded $7,500 from the NCEES for the submission Design and Construction of a Reliable Drinking Water System for an… Read More

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

Melissa Rossi

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

A team of 3 CEIE students + 1 IST student won the PitchIT 2nd prize!


The H2knOw team formed by four VSE students, Wesley Pierce (CEIE), Joshua Messmer (CEIE), Ali Elsawaf (CEIE), and Priya Pelluru (IST), won 2nd price ($500) at the Pitch IT 2017 competition held on April 22, 2017! Pitch IT 2017 was… Read More

GMU-EfID Project


Partnering with the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC), George Mason University’s  Engineers for International Development Club (GMU EfID) is currently working on renovation of a pedestrian bridge located at Antietam Creek, in the Michaux State Forest in Pennsylvania. This renovation will involve the demolition of an existing… Read More

Mason faculty and students launch “Cast the Net” – An Adaptive Wireless Environmental Sensor-Web for Environmental Monitoring


Drs. Viviana Maggioni, Paul Houser, and Celso Ferreira, with the help of undergraduate and graduate students (Mr. Jeremy Johnston, Ms. Azbina Rahman and Ms. Melissa Rossi) and the collaboration of Ms. Donielle Nolan from Mason’s Office of Sustainability, are developing a smart sensor… Read More