Outstanding Faculty

Our world-class professors are experts in building sustainable and long-lasting infrastructure, monitoring structural conditions, and anticipating and reducing the impact of natural hazards. They'll prepare you to tackle challenging careers in civil, environmental, and infrastructure engineering. They combine practical experience with in-depth scholarly studies—instruct students, guide them, and make them partners in advanced research projects.

Elise Miller-Hooks wears a dark suit and smiles in her faculty profile for Mason's Civil department.
Elise Miller-Hooks serves as the department's Bill and Eleanor Hazel Endowed Chair

Mason Engineering professors:

  • Have excellent credentials in teaching, research, and service.
  • Collaborate worldwide with dozens of government agencies, companies, and private firms.
  • Work with professors in other departments on complex research projects.
  • Provide students with connections to government and local industry in the Washington, D.C. area, as well as nationally, and internationally.
  • Challenge students to complete innovative senior projects.
  • Publish in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Launch initiatives to find original solutions to problems.
  • Are diverse in expertise, gender, and ethnicity.

“The civil and infrastructure engineering faculty are more than just professors—they are innovators of industry preparing the next generation of students for a successful start to their professional careers.”

Brayan Ponzo, BS Civil and Infrastructure Engineering '18