The George Washington University
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering Department (EMSE)
Environmental & Energy Management Program (E&EM)
Fall 2001 (Volume 2, Number 2)

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Shanghai Conference U.S. Program Committee Planning Begins for International Environmental Conference in Shanghai, China.
Several E&EM faculty members and students are helping to organize the International Conference on Energy and Environment, which will be held in May 2003 in Shanghai, China. The George Washington University will be co-sponsoring the conference with the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology...
E&EM Involved in NEPI 2001 Environmental Summits.
Several members of the E&EM family were involved in the 2001 Environmental Summit sponsored by the National Environmental Policy Institute (NEPI) during the period March 7-9, 2001, and in the NEPI’s Contaminated Sediments Dialogue symposium, held at the National Press Club on November 1, 2001...
EPA Administrator Christie Whitman and Former Congressman Don Ritter
E&EM Program Establishes New Brownfields Redevelopment Web Site.
Utilizing the latest in flash technology, E&EM doctoral student Elvin Yuzugullu produced a new web site on GW’s three-year, EPA sponsored brownfields research project. The research project, completed in September 2001 by E&EM doctoral candidate Jerry Sherk, represents the first significant attempt to quantify reduced pressures on previously undeveloped properties from the redevelopment of urban sites...
General Discusses Corps of Engineers Environmental Programs at GW Symposium. Major General Hans Van Winkle, Director of Civil Works, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was the featured speaker at a recent symposium co-sponsored by the GW Environmental and Energy Program and the American Society of Engineering Management. General Van Winkle discussed “Environmental Programs of the Corps of Engineers: What We Can Expect in the Future”... Major General Hans Van Winkle
E&EM Graduate Dr. Daisy Ligon Dr. Daisy Ligon Defends Research.
E&EM doctoral candidate Daisy M. Ligon recently defended her doctoral research on “Use of Dynamic Simulation and Other Computer-Aided Analytical Tools to Improve Environmental Impact Assessments.” Dr. Ligon’s research, was sponsored by the Transportation Environmental Research Program of the U.S. Federal Highway Administration...
Record Number of E&EM Students Graduate in 2001 Ceremonies.
The George Washington University graduation ceremonies in May 2001 featured a record number of graduates at the masters and doctoral levels in the Environmental and Energy Management program...
E&EM Graduate Kristy McDonnell and SEAS Dean Timothy Tong
Passaic River, New Jersey Article on Cleaning Up Urban Rivers Published in Pollution Engineering Magazine.
An article by E&EM program lead professor Dr. Jonathan Deason appeared in the September 2001 issue of Pollution Engineering magazine...
E&EM Doctoral Candidates Defend Research Proposals. During the Fall 2001 semester, two E&EM doctoral candidates, Teresa Pohlman and Abdulaziz Al-Buainain, successfully defended their doctoral research proposals before examining committees... E&EM Gruadate Student Abdulaziz Al-Buainain

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Jonathan P. Deason, Ph.D., Lead Professor