The George Washington University
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering Department (EMSE)
Environmental & Energy Management Program (E&EM)
Fall 2000 (Volume 1, Number 3)
E&EM Professor Appointed to National Research Council Committee
Dr. Jonathan P. Deason, Lead Professor
of the Environmental and Energy Management program, Department of Engineering
Management and Systems Engineering, SEAS, was appointed to a committee
of the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences/National
Academy of Engineering, in April 2000.
The Committee to Review the Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway Navigation System Feasibility Study was established at the request of the Secretary of the Army in response to critical allegations made in a series of recent Washington Post articles about the water resources development program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
|The Upper Mississippi River/Illinois Waterway
System, on which the Committee's work is focused, is the largest and most
important component of the U.S. inland navigation system. Professor
Deason, one of 11 members appointed to the Committee, is focusing on the
environmental analysis undertaken in the eight-year, $50 million study.
The Committee's work is expected to be completed early in 2001.
Jonathan P. Deason, Ph.D., Lead Professor