Engineering Management & Systems Engineering;
School of Engineering & Applied Science

Students

Here's a list of some of our current E&EM students

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Nsikak Akpan

Nsikak Akpan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography and Regional Planning from the University of Uyo in Nigeria, where he graduated in 2002. Nsikak also received a Master of Science degree in Geographic Information Systems from the University of Uyo in 2007. He presently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management from GW.

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Mohammad Al-Jawah

Mohammad Al-Jawah is from Cairo, Egypt. Mohammad received his undergraduate degree from GW in 2004, when he received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical Engineering. He received his Master of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from GW in 2005 and presently is working towards his doctoral degree at GW.

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Saeed Al-Shahrani

Saeed Al-Shahrani holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, which he obtained from the University of Toledo in 2010. Saeed currently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering at GW.

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Isabel Bignon

Isabel Bignon is from Chile. Isabel graduated from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering. She presently is working on her PhD degree in Systems Engineering at GW.

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Steven Burns

Steven Burns is a Senior Consultant at Pace Global Energy Systems in Bethesda, Maryland. Steve graduated from the Carnegie Mellon University in 1997 with a dual major in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Public Policy and received a Maser of Science degree in mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts in 2003. Steve currently is working on his Doctor of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Zach Buzzell

Zach Buzzell graduated from Colgate University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations. Zach presently is pursuing his Master of Arts degree, with a specialization in International Development, from GW.

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Jelani Clement

Jelani Clement currently works for the George Washington University, where he is a Senior Environmental Health and Safety Specialist. Jelani holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine and Environmental Science from Howard University, where he graduated in 2006. He currently is undertaking graduate studies in the Environmental and Energy Management program at GW.

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Andrew Courtney

Andrew Courtney is a Project Manager at Capital City Technical Consulting in Washington DC. Andrew received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Idaho in 1997 and subsequently served two years with the Peace Corps in Tanzania. He presently is pursuing his Master of Business Administration degree at GW.

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Ilka Deluque

Ilka Deluque holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics Engineering from the Universidad Javeriana in Colombia, where she graduated in 2007. Ilka presently is pursuing her Doctoral degree in Engineering and Technology Management at GW.

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Loren Denton

Loren Denton is a Chief, Municipal Enforcement Branch, Water Enforcement Division at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. Loren holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of Colorado Boulder (1990) and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering (1996) from the same institution. He presently is working on his doctoral degree at GW.

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Erkan Ekingen

Erkan Ekingen hails from Turkey. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Istanbul Technical University in 1992, and Master of Science degree in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Florida in 2004. Erkan presently is pursuing his Master of Business Administration degree at GW.

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Solome Girma

Solome Girma currently is an Energy Performance Engineer at the Johnson Controls Corporation. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stony Brook University, where she graduated in 2006. Solome currently is pursuing her Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Mark Goedde

Mark Goedde is pursuing his Doctor of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Christian Brothers University, where he graduated in 1979, and a Master of Business Administration degree from GW, which he received in1983. Mark is a member of the adjunct faculty at GW, having taught a number of courses in the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering. As soon as he completes his course work, Mark plans to work with the Environmental Protection Agency in research related to the nation's crumbling environmental infrastructure.

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Meredith Hauber

Meredith Hauber presently is working as a Management Analyst at the Veterans Affairs, Office of the Inspector General, in Washington DC. Meredith holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Kansas, where she graduated in 2007. She presently is pursuing her Master of Arts degree in International Development Studies at GW.

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Will Hitchcock

Will Hitchcock received his Bachelors degree in marketing from GW in 2006 and currently works as a Project Assistant in the Office of Real Estate at GW. Will currently is pursuing his graduate education in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Jordan Hosmer-Henner

Jordan Hosmer-Henner is the Research Director for Tech Change in Washington DC. Jordan received his Bachelor of Arch degree and Economics and Public Policy Studies from Duke University in 2009. He presently is pursuing his Master of Arch degree in International Affairs -- Science and Technology Policy -- at GW.

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Michelle Hurley

Michelle Hurley works for the Department of State, where she is a Sustainable Design Coordinator in Overseas Buildings Operations. Michelle received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland in 2006. She presently is working on her Master of Arts degree in International Development Studies at GW.

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Adam Jachimowicz

Adam Jachimowicz is an Emergency Planner with the United States Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, D.C. Adam, who is currently a doctoral student in the Crisis, Emergency and Risk Management program at GW, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in geography.

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Christyl Johnson

Christyl Johnson EMSE Doctoral student Christyl C. Johnson recently was appointed by the White House as the Executive Director of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC). The NSTC, a Cabinet-level council, is the principal means within the Executive Branch to coordinate science and technology policy across the diverse entities that make up the Federal research and development enterprise. Christyl previously was an Assistant Associate Administrator at NASA, where she managed earth science missions and conducted research in remote sensing.

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Julia Kalloz

Julia Kalloz works at the Logistics Management 52, where she is and Energy and Environmental Analyst. Julia received her bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Villanova University 2007. She presently is pursuing her Master of Public Policy degree at GW.

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Sandra Khananusit

Sandra Khananusit is in Energy Efficiency Associate with ICF International in Washington DC. Sandra received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and International Economics from the University of Virginia in 2007. She presently is pursuing her Master of Arts degree in International Development Studies at GW.

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Hannah Lee

Hannah Lee currently works as an intern with the US Department of Justice. Hannah received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2003. She presently is pursuing her Master of Public Administration degree at GW.

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Abel Levin

Abel Levin is an Energy Analyst with New West Technologies, which is a consulting firm working in support of the US Department of Energy in Washington DC. Abel received his Bachelor of Science degree and Energy Technology from the University of California at Berkeley in 2009. He currently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Christiana Ludlow

Christiana Ludlow received her Bachelor of Science degree in Geography and Environmental Science from the University of Sussex in 2007. Christi, who works in the GW Geography Department as a Research Assistant, is working on her Master of Arts degree in Geography at GW.

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Jennifer Lynette

Jennifer Lynetter currently serves as an Environmental Scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Miami, from which she graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and Biology. Jennifer presently is working on her Master of Arts degree in Environmental and Resource Policy from GW.

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Rohit Maddineni

Rohit Maddineni received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from VNR VSIET in 2008. He presently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Tim Meyer

Tim Meyer received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 2006. He presently is pursuing his Master of Arts degree in Environmental and Resource Policy at GW.

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Kisa Mfalila

Kisa Mfalila is from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1992 from the University College of Lands and Architectural Studies in Dar es Salaam, and her Master of Science degree from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, in February 2000. Between her university studies, Kisa worked for six years in Tanzania as a Quantity Surveyor, a position in which she has heavily engaged in cost engineering. Kisa presently is pursuing a Professional Degree (Degree of Engineer) in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Neil Mihalich

Neil Mihalich presently works for the US Department of the Navy in Washington, DC. Neil obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from GW in 2010 and presently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management from GW.

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Theomar Milford

Theomar Milford is and Associate Engineer with PEPCO Energy Services. Theo received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University in Washington, DC in 2007. He currently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Thomas Mooney

Thomas Mooney works as a Environmental Analyst at the logistics Management Institute, where he supports the environmental programs of the US Department of the Army. Tom received his bachelor's degree in Political Science, with a certificate in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin at Madison 2004. He presently is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Bill Ostrum

Bill Ostrum received his undergraduate degree in Government from the College of William and Mary in 2004. Bill recently left his position as a STEP Program Assistant at the National Science Foundation to accept a new position as and Environmental Assessment Analyst at the US Federal Highway Administration. He presently is pursuing his Master of Arts degree in Environmental Resource Policy at GW.

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August Pabst

August Pabst works as a Program Analyst at the US Agency for International Development in Washington, DC. August holds a Master of Arts degree in History, which he obtained from Boston College, graduating in 2005. He presently is pursuing his Master of Science degre in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Iryna Payosova

Iryna Payosova received her Bachelors degree with a double major in Biology and Economics from the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Kyiv, Ukraine, where she graduated in 2000. She also received a Master of Science degree on Environmental Science and Policy from the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in 2002. In addition, Iryna holds a Masters degree in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Arizona, which she received in 2009. Iryna is currently pursuing her Ph.D. degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Worawat Phuangpornsri

Worawat Phuangpornsri hails from Thailand. Worawat received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Thammasat University in Thailand in 2000. He presently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Mohammed Qaradaghi

Mohammed Qaradaghi received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Technology in Baghdad, Iraq, where he graduated in 1997. He received his Master of Science degree in Project Management from the GW School of Business in 2007, and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Environmental and Energy Management at the GW School of Engineering.

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Kristin Quam

Kristin Quam holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Washington, where she graduated in 2008. Kristin currently is working at the GWU Registrar's Office while pursuing her Master of Arts degree in Environmental Resource Policy at GW.

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Cassandra Reyes-Jones

Cassandra Reyes-Jones is a Graduate Research Assistance for Prof. Francis in the Environmental and Energy Management program at GW. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Sciences from the University of California at Santa Cruz, where she graduated in 2005. Sandra presently is pursuing her Master of Arts degree in Environmental and Resource Policy at GW.

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Gizele Richards

Gizele Richards holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut, where she graduated in 2003. Gizele currently is working at the Security and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. while pursuing her Master of Arts degree in Environmental and Resource Policy at GW.

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Andres Rincon

Andres Rincon hails from Venezuela. Andres graduated from the University of Zulia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. He is currently pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Mark Rohan

Mark Rohan currently works as a Mechanical Engineer at the Naval Acquisition Intern Program. Mark received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Arizona State University in 2008. He presently is pursuing his graduate degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Jeff Roth

Jeff Roth currently is an associate with Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, DC. Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1996. He obtained his Master of Science degree in environmental engineering and Johns Hopkins University in 2006. He presently is working on his graduate degree in Environmental and Energy Management.

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Jeff Shackelford

Jeff Shackelford is a Senior Staff Engineer at the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB). He holds a Bachelors degree (1982) and a Masters degree (1991) from Georgia Tech. Jeff is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in Environmental Management at GW.

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Dalton Shaugnessy

Dalton Shaughnessy works for the United States Navy as an Environmental Restoration Project Manager. Dalton received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated in 2008. He presently is pursuing his Master's degree in Environmental and Public Policy at GW.

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Blake Smith

Blake Smith is pursuing a Masters of Arts degree in Environmental and Resource Policy from the Colombian College of Arts and SWciences at GW. Blake received his undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary, where he majored in Physics, in 2007.

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Jamie Song

Jamie Song works as an Environmental Protection Specialist with the Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Boston College in 2001. Presently, Jamie also holds a Master of Arts degree in Environmental and Resource Policy from GW, which she received in 2005.

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Michael Steele

Michael Steele received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the George Mason University 2007. He presently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management from GW.

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Ranae Steichen

Ranae Steichen works as an Energy and Sustainability Analyst for SRA International and Washington DC. Ranae received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and Environmental Policy from Drake University in 2006. She presently is pursuing her Master of Public Policy degree at GW.

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Vanessa Trejos

Vanessa Trejos hails from Colombia. Vanessa received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with a focus on International Business, in 2011 from GW. She currently is pursuing her Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Armin Vakili

Armin Vakili received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department of Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran where he graduated in 2011. He also received a proffesional Diploma in Rotary Instruments Engineering in 2009. In addition, Armin has worked as an intern in petroleum industry. He presently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Enviromental and Energy Management at GW.

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Lindsay Veas

Lindsay Veas is a Senior Analyst with TMS, Inc, supporting the Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2001 from GW. She currently is pursuing her Masters degree in the Environmental and Natural Resources program at GW.

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Indrajeet Viswanathan

Indrajeet Viswanathan hails from India. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Mumbai in 2004. After graduating, Indrajeet worked in the areas of marketing and estimation and also had some teaching experience before coming to GW, where he presently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management.

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Rusty Wasem

Rusty Wasem obtained his undergraduate degree in History from the State University of New York, Plattsburgh. Rusty currently is a Chemical Review Manager at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., and is pursuing his Master of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management and Public Policy at GW.

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Christopher Watroba

Christopher Watroba works at the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton while studying for his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW. Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the US Military Academy at West Point in 2001. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Webster University, where he graduated in 2005.

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Shayna Weinshel

Shayna Weinshel received her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from GW in 2011. She presently is pursuing her Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering at GW while working for DC Water, which is the water and wastewater utility servicing all of Washington, DC.

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Diana Wilkinson

Diana Wilkinson received her Bachelor of Arch degree in Economics from Bates College, where she graduated in 2005. Diana currently is pursuing her Master of Business Administration degree at GW.

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Crystle Williams

Crystle Williams obtained her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stony Brook University, where she graduated in 2006. She currently is working on her Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Matt Williams

Matt Williams graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003. Matt presently is pursuing his Master of Business Administration degree in Environmental Policy and Management at GW.

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Janie Wise

Janie Wise is a Congressional Affairs Specialist with the US Department of Energy in Washington, DC. Janie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008 from Suwanee: The University of the South. She Presently is pursuing her Master of Science Degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.

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Justin Wright

Justin Wright works in the NEPA Compliance Division at the US Environmental Protection Agency. Justin then received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Watershed Hydrology from North Carolina State University, and presently is studying for his Master of Business Administration degree at GW.

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Katie Wurtz

Katie Wurtz works as a Program Analyst in the Office of the CFO at the US Department of Energy.Katie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics as well as a Bachelor of Arts and International Studies, both of which she obtained from the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated in 2003. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in International Economic Affairs, which she obtained from GW, where she graduated in 2010.





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Xiao Zhang

Xiao Zhang hails from Beijing, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology from the Beijing Normal University in 2008. Xiao presently is pursuing his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW.






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Yingzhen Zhao

Yingzhen Zhao received her undergraduate degree in History and International Studies at the 18 University in China in 2009. She presently is pursuing her Masters degree in International Affairs and Development, with a concentration in Natural Resources and Environment, at GW. Yingzhen presently is working as it Climate Policy Intern at Conservation International.