Positions are available:

Students with strong background in Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering are encouraged to review our website and apply for graduate studies in SGI group. Positions with limited funding are available for both doctorate and master levels on topics related to geochemical processes of waste material and anisotropic shear strength of sands.

If you are interested in joining SGI research group, please send an e-mail to Dr. Tanyu at btanyu@gmu.edu or Dr. Tian at ktian@gmu.edu with the following information:

  • Your particular research background and interest as it relates to SGI group (i.e., geotransportation, geoenvironmental, geotechnical, geological etc.)
  • Your GPA and your ranking among the graduating class
  • Your current CV
  • Your english proficiency exam scores (for International applicants only)



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    Graduate Student Application Deadline and Process 

    International Student Application Requirements