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Fall 2016

CEIE Student Melissa Lobaccaro receives George Mason Provost Scholar Athlete Award

Melissa Lobaccaro. Dr. David Wu presents the 2016 Peter N. Stearns Provost Scholar Athlete Awards.  Photo by Ron Aira/Creative Services/George Mason University

CEIE student Melissa Lobaccaro (BS ’17) is the recipient of the George Mason Provost Scholar Award for the third consecutive year.  The Provost Scholar Athlete Award, initiated in 2009 by Mason Provost Emeritus, Dr. Peter Stearns, recognizes the scholarly accomplishments of student… Read More

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

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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

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

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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

Professor Mark Houck Takes Semester in Oxford to serve as Academic Director

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CEIE Professor Mark Houck is on leave for the Fall 2016 semester at the University of Oxford. George Mason University has a long-standing program with the University of Oxford and during his leave, Houck will serve as the academic director… Read More

CEIE Student Kristine Mosuela Wins Funding at the Governor’s Transportation Conference Shark Tank Competition

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In October 2016, Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne hosted the first ever Shark Tank: Transportation Edition! Competition as part of the Virginia Governor’s Transportation Conference.  The Governor’s Conference Shark Tank was as set up much like… Read More

Dr. Viviana Maggioni Receives Two Awards from NASA to Study Hyper-Resolution in Soil Moisture Land Modeling and Data Assimilation

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Dr. Viviana Maggioni and Co-investigator Dr. Paul Houser of Mason’s Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science and Monash University in Melbourne Australia, received a $280,417 award from NASA for their project “Hyper-Resolution Hydrologic Modeling Enabled by SMAP Observations”…. Read More

Dr. Shanjiang Zhu Receives National Science Foundation Award to Study the Impact of Washington Metro Shutdown and SafeTrack Program

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CEIE Professor Dr. Shanjiang Zhu recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled “RAPID: Transit Network Disruption, Service Reliability, and Travel Behavior”.  Dr, Zhu is leading a research team including researchers from George Mason University and… Read More

Elise Miller-Hooks Is Appointed First Bill and Eleanor Hazel Chair in Civil Infrastructure Engineering

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Elise Miller-Hooks, PhD, has joined the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering as the Hazel Endowed Chair.  Before joining Mason, Miller-Hooks served as program director of the National Science Foundation’s Civil Infrastructure Systems Program in… Read More