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our mission

Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS) will produce a record of high standards and value in research and innovative services in information and geo-technology, environmental management and technology, and engineering. We will be a catalyst for ideas creation, take a leadership role in technological innovation and will collaborate with community stakeholders to develop national class scientific capability for new industries. We are committed to improving the environmental health and economic vitality of the community and state, and to contributing to Marshall University’s quest for national prominence.

our history

The Center for Environmental, Geotechnical, and Applied Sciences (CEGAS) was established in May 1993 through a cooperative effort between Marshall University and the West Virginia Graduate College, which have since merged.

our team

Tony Szwilski
Tony Szwilski, Ph.D., P.E., Eur. Ing
Director of the Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences
George Carico
Director of West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at Marshall University
Justin Chapman
Research Assistant
Mark Lewis
IT Services Manager
Jack Smith, Ph.D.
Research Assistant
Kelli Snyder
Administrative Secretarty, Sr.
Jamie Wolfe
GIS Manager