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.

Elise Miller-Hooks serves as the department's Bill and Eleanor Hazel Endowed Chair.
Elise Miller-Hooks serves as the department's Bill and Eleanor Hazel Endowed Chair. 

Our faculty members—who combine practical experience with in-depth scholarly studies—instruct students, guide them, and make them partners in advanced research projects.

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