As Director of BCSE's Sustainable Design Program I seek to engage students, staff, and faculty in collaborative and innovative pursuits that treat the campus as a living, learning laboratory for sustainable design. I also serve as a key facilitator and advocate for sustainable practices, sustainability education, and ecologically sound campus planning at Bucknell.  My academic background includes a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Louisiana State University.  Through the course of my studies and professional life, I have cultivated a passion for blending art, science, and design in the pursuit of creative solutions to sustainability challenges.  Since spring of 2000 I have taught several courses as an adjunct professor in Bucknell's Environmental Studies Program including ENST 230, Introduction to Ecological Design and a foundation seminar, Exploring the American Landscape. Prior to joining Bucknell, I held professional positions as a research specialist in environmental biology for the Boyce Thompson Institute of Plant Research at Cornell University and as a Geographic Information Systems analyst for the non-profit environmental justice organization Movementech.

Related Courses

  • ENST 230:  Introduction to Ecological Design
  • FOUN 09#:  Exploring the American Landscape

Selected Publications

Fertile Ground for Campus Greening: Programming and Organizational Recommendations for the Ecological Sustainability of Bucknell University by Dina El-Mogazi (December 2005)

Alvarez, Leonardo and Dina El-Mogazi. 1998.  "The Language of Fractals, an Enhanced Design Vocabulary."  Proceedings of the Conference of Educators in Landscape Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington.

El-Mogazi, Dina. 1996.  New Dimensions in Landscape Design:  Fractal Geometry as a Tool for Understanding Planted Edges. MLA Thesis, University of Georgia.

El-Mogazi, Dina. 1995.  "Can High Art and Good Science Coexist in Contemporary Landscape Architecture?" Georgia Landscape,  Fall 1995: 6-10.

El-Mogazi, D., D.J. Lisk, L.H. Weinstein.  1988.  "A Review of the Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Fly Ash and Effects on Agricultural Ecosystems." The Science of the Total Environment, 74: 1-37.

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