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Fall 2015

Simohamed Ghiwane is Awarded the First Michael J. Casey Endowed Scholarship

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Mr. Simohamed Ghiwane, EIT, a candidate for the MS in Construction Project Management in CEIE, has been named the first Michael J. Casey Endowed Scholar. … Read More

CEIE Students Lauren Alger and Lindsey Kellar Selected to Attend the Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference (NASEC)

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Lauren Alger and Lindsey Kellar were honored to be chosen to attend the annual Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference (NASEC), held in Annapolis, MD. Students from across the country participated… Read More

Civil Engineering Students Had a Blast at Cedar Mountain Quarry

Burak Tanyu's, assistant professor, Engineering Geology class tours the Cedar Mountain Stone Quarry. Photo by Evan Cantwell/George Mason University.

When college students say they had a blast, they typically don’t mean watching 20,000 lbs. of explosive power blast 40,000 tons of rock, but that’s how senior civil engineering student Rachael Wright described her field trip to Cedar Mountain Quarry…. Read More

GMU’s Engineers for International Development Team Accepts 2nd Place NCEES Award

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On October 9, CEIE’s Acting Chair, Liza Wilson Durant, VSE Dean, Ken Ball, and the Engineers for International Development team: Matt Doyle (Director), Kenex Sevilla (past President), Rony Avalos (President) and Dr. Anthony Battistini (faculty advisor) accepted the second place NCEES Engineering award … Read More

Professor Emeritus Tomasz Arciszewski Publishes New Book on Inventive Engineering

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Emeritus Professor Tomasz Arciszewski has published a new book entitled: Inventive Engineering: Knowledge and Skills for Creative Engineers. … Read More

Near-Death Experiences Inspire Mason ­­­­­­­Professor to Create Better Way to Inspect Bridges

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George Mason University engineering professor David Lattanzi was inspecting a bridge several years ago in his hometown of Pittsburgh when a drunk driver sped past “lane closed ahead” signs and slammed into the final sign… Read More

Mason Team Looking at How Nature Helps Protect Against Hurricanes

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Hurricane Sandy revealed how vulnerable traditional hurricane protection methods are when it smashed New York Harbor with 32-foot high waves in 2012…. Read More