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SEAS inducts four to Hall of Fame, salutes former dean David Dolling

Photo of Hall of Fame 2019 Induction CeremonyAt the 2019 GW Engineering Hall of Fame, the School of Engineering and Applied Science inducted three alumni and former SEAS dean Dr. David Dolling. SEAS also paid tribute to Dr. Dolling for his decade of leadership that transformed the school.

Strokes of genius

Sea lions may inspire 'strokes' of geniusThis National Science Foundation video captures the research that Dr. Megan Leftwich and her lab are doing with sea lions at the Smithsonian National Zoo, studying the flow of water around their flippers in order to improve propulsion for ships, underwater drones, and other submerged objects.

The future of data processing

SEAS professorsDrs. Sorger and El-Ghazawi are jointly exploring photonic processing and developing an entirely novel set of concepts and systems capable of processing information at the speed of light.

GW Innovation Center partners with GU MakerHub on STEAM class in DC and Prince George’s County

Middle schoolers using a multimeterThe GW Innovation Center is using engineering and art to help promote community engagement and improve learning.

Dean Lach sees “tremendous opportunities” for SEAS

Dr. John LochDr. John Lach officially began his role as dean of SEAS on August 15, but he was hard at work for several weeks prior to that, meeting with leaders across GW and SEAS and assessing opportunities for the school.

Dr. Dehghanian wins Tier 1, Silver award in DOE competition

Dr. Payman DehghanianElectrical engineering professor Dr. Payman Dehghanian and his team are working to design next-generation sensors for the power grid.

Two SEAS faculty win Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Drs. Liang and sorger Head shotsDrs. Chunlei Liang and Volker Sorger were named recently as winners of this very prestigious award bestowed on scientists and engineers by the US government.

SEAS looks back at NASA’s Apollo program

Moon LandingSEAS alumni and faculty who played a role in NASA’s Apollo program reflect on their part in the historic achievement.

GW Rocket Team excels at Spaceport America Cup

Rocket team with their rocket in the desertThe GW Rocket Team took three awards in the competition, including the First Place prize in the Student Research and Development Solid Booster Competition.

Jane Goodall participates in GW Innovation Center virtual reality project

Jane Goodall viewing the image analysis results on a computer with two professors and two studentsDr. Goodall recently visited Dr. James Hahn’s Motion Capture and Analysis Laboratory, where researchers captured her likeness and movements as part of the “Virtual Jane” project. Read the GW Today article.

SEAS welcomes our incoming freshmen

Dean Riffat welcomes incoming SEAS freshmen Listen to this video message from SEAS Interim Dean Rumana Riffat, who extends a warm welcome to our Class of 2023 students and their parents and families.

SEAS 2019 graduation ceremonies

A student receives their doctoral hood from Dean Riffat and Dr. Plesniak

Videos of this year's SEAS Doctoral Hooding Celebration and SEAS Graduation Celebration capture the excitement of graduation at GW. Find your favorite graduate in these videos.

SEAS launches Center for Women in Engineering

Dr. Heller addresses audience at WIE openingSEAS has officially launched the SEAS Center for Women in Engineering, a landmark program that serves as a model to overcome the challenges facing women faculty, staff, students, and alumni in engineering.

SEAS research highlighted at eMerge Americas conference

Danmeng Shuai in his labFive SEAS research teams showcased cancer-fighting plasma tools, a data privacy app, wearable health sensors, and more, as they represented GW at the annual eMerge Americas conference, the premier technology event that links Latin America to the rest of the world. Read the GW Today article.

Vint Cerf addresses the future of the Internet at GW

Vint Cerf speaking at GWVint Cerf kicked off the Computer Science Department's Internet Distinguished Speaker Series at GW with a March 19 discussion of the future of the Internet. Read the GW Today article.