News

Spring 2015

Dr. Burak Tanyu and Students Working with VDoT to Evaluate New Field Technology to Support Bridge Installation

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Dr. Burak Tanyu, his graduate students and the Virginia Department of Transportation are currently installing a bridge abutment in Harrisonburg, VA in order to evaluate a new technology that is faster and more economical… Read More

GMU’s Engineers for International Development Win Second Place Prize in the 2015 NCEES Engineering Award Competition

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GMU’s Engineers for International Development won the Second Place prize of $7500 in the 2015 NCEES Engineering Award competition connecting professional practice and education. … Read More

Mason Pond and Waterways are Test Bed for National Stormwater Monitoring Project

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George Mason University’s streams and retention pond are a working lab for stormwater research that could impact the rest of the state and country…. Read More

GMU Steel Bridge Team Wins Stiffest Steel Bridge at 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition

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GMU’s ASCE Steel Bridge Team won the number 1 stiffest steel bridge in the USA at 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition held in Kansas City, MO in May 2015…. Read More

Fitsum Gebremariam Earns Second Place at ASCE NCS Geotechnical Research Presentation Competition

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CEIE graduate student Fitsum Gebremariam, was selected as one of the finalists in the ASCE National Capitol Section GEC Student Presentation Competition. … Read More

Ines Alaoui Ismaili Wins a Chi Epsilon National Scholarship

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Ines Alaoui Ismaili, the 2014-2015 President of the GMU chapter of Chi Epsilon, was awarded the Brother B. Austin Barry National Chi Epsilon Scholarship for her outstanding academic achievement…. Read More

Bob Chase Receives Civil Engineering Institute 2015 Engineering Excellence and Leadership Award

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On April 20, 2015, Bob Chase, founding member of the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance, was recognized and awarded the Civil Engineering Institute’s 2015 Engineering Excellence and Leadership Award. … Read More

GMU Steel Bridge Team Advances to National Competition

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The GMU Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers Steel Bridge Team will advance to the National Competition in Kansas City, Missouri on May 21-22, 2015. … Read More

ASCE Student Chapter Members Receive ASCE-National Capitol Section Scholarships and Awards

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ASCE Student Chapter members attended the ASCE-National Capitol Section Annual Awards Banquet. GMU Student Chapter President, Lisa Grube, received the GMU Outstanding Senior Award based on her outstanding academic achievement and contributions to the Student Chapter of ASCE. … Read More

Department Alumnus, Mr. Brian Chromey, Named the Volgenau School of Engineering’s Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

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Department Alumnus, Mr. Brian Chromey, P.E., (B.S., ‘95) has been named the Volgenau School of Engineering’s Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. Mr. Chromey, will be honored at the GMU Alumni Association’s Annual Celebration of Distinction awards ceremony on April 23, 2015. … Read More