GPO group awarded EPA Grant “Unlocking the Nationwide Potential of Water Reuse”

Oct. 5, 2022

Professors Amy Javernick-Will and Sherri Cook (Environmental), and PhD student Prakriti Sardana, will investigate barriers, facilitators, and pathways to water reuse through a literature review, Delphi panel, and cross case study of water reuse projects and scenarios. This four-year, $3.25 Million project, involves several teams working within the labs and...

GPO group awarded NSF Grant “Engineering for Social Justice: Factors shaping the career aspirations and mindsets of humanitarian engineers”

Aug. 15, 2022

Professors Amy Javernick-Will and Tiera Tanksley (Education), together with PhD student Emma Stine and MS student Manjeet Pandey, received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) program. During a time of reform for the Humanitarian Engineering (HE) sector, this three year $350k...

GPO group awarded NSF Grant “Organizational Challenges of Post-Fire Recovery: Decision Making, Collective Action, and Community Outcomes”

Aug. 11, 2022

Professors Amy Javernick-Will, Abbie Liel (Structural Engineering), Matthew Koschmann (Communication) and Matthew Morris (Construction Engineering and Management), received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science of Organizations (SoO) program to study decision-making for rebuilding post-Marshall fire, including at the jurisdictional, contractor/designer, and homeowner levels, and analyze the impact...

Briar Goldwyn PhD reflections on housing risk reduction in Puerto Rico

May 3, 2022

Briar Goldwyn's reflections on her research in Puerto Rico to improve housing resiliency to future disasters .

Caleb Cord reflects on PhD with USAID funded Sustainable WASH Systems Paternship

May 3, 2022

Caleb Cord was interviewed to reflect on his work with our USAID-funded Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership and his recent paper on payment for professional water services in Uganda with partner Whave Solutions.

Ilham Siddiq receives USAID/H4H Fellowship

May 3, 2022

A survivor of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, Ilham Siddiq received the 2022 USAID/Habitat for Humanity Fellowship. Read more about Ilham here:

GPO (Javernick-Will and alumni Poleacovschi) awarded best paper award for 2021 by ASCE's Journal of Management in Engineering

July 16, 2021

ASCE's Journal of Management in Engineering awarded the 2021 Best Paper Award for Gendered Knowledge Accessibility: Evaluating the Role of Gender in Knowledge Seeking among Engineers in the US to Cristina Poleacovschi, Amy Javernick-Will, Sheng (Monica) Wang, and Tony Tong.

GPO PhD student & Alumni awarded ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering (Professional) Award

March 15, 2021

Kimberly Pugel and Aaron Opdyke were awarded ASCE's 2021 New Faces of Civil Engineering - Professional Edition! Read their stories and watch their videos here:

Mortenson Center in Global Engineering Gift

Sept. 1, 2020

News article highlights a year of growth for MCGE and a new gift

DRIP (Drought Resilience Impact Platform) selected for the top 100 in MacArthur Foundations's 100 & Change

April 28, 2020

The Drought Resilience Impact Platform will end Horn of Africa drought emergencies through monitoring, evidence-based decisions, and coordinated actions to ensure water is always available. Read more here: