Dr. Deborah Goodings Receives 2010 Engineering Excellence Award

Deborah Goodings, Department Chairman and Dewberry Professor of Civil EngineeringDeborah Goodings, Department Chairman and Dewberry Professor of Civil Engineering, has been recognized by receipt of the 2010 Engineering Excellence Award, the second highest award given jointly by Professional Engineers Ontario, and the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (Canada).  Dr Goodings was recognized for her career excellence in research and teaching in her previous position at the University of Maryland, with special attention for her award-winning work with Engineers Without Borders-USA, and her instrumental role in launching the UMD cross-disciplinary Master of Engineering and Public Policy program.  Working as a team, George Mason has just been approved for Engineers Without Borders-USA student chapter membership, and the students are already hard at work designing a water storage project for an Andean community in Peru.