CEIE Success Stories

  • October 24, 2023

    Certain types of mushrooms—or fungi—may have a place in infrastructure, potentially saving costly repairs and time. Xijin “Emma” Zhang, assistant professor in civil engineering, is researching this relatively new area of engineering and other green technology solutions for common challenges.

  • August 23, 2023

    The National Science Foundation's Navigating the New Arctic researchers traveled to a remote location to attend the Permafrost and Infrastructure Symposium in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, some 320 miles north of the Arctic Circle.

  • May 30, 2023

    Celso Ferreira in George Mason University's College of Engineering and Computing is studying the impact of climate change on jobs in the Chesapeake Bay region.

  • December 6, 2021

    Kirin Furst believes a systems approach is the best way to solve the world’s safe water problems. Her research lab is primarily focused on removing organic contaminants in drinking water systems and potable reuse systems.