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Intro to Engineering summer course for high schoolers; register by May 15

Image of computer with codeSEAS will offer a three-week, three credit Introduction to Engineering course, beginning June 7, for high school students. The course provides a hands-on project and experiment-based introduction to the various disciplines within engineering and applied science. Learn more and register.

Getting to Know Gregory Drake ‘21

Photo of Gregory DrakeWhile he was enlisted in the Navy Gregory Drake--stationed in Washington, DC--became interested in the field of engineering. While searching for universities, Drake was drawn to SEAS’s curriculum as well as the school’s support of part-time and veteran students.

Getting to Know Donivyn Cruz ‘21

Photo of Donivyn CruzDonivyn Cruz ‘21, a biomedical engineering major, was attracted to the School of Engineering and Applied Science because “it’s a hub of innovation.”

SEAS to launch new Gateway to Computer Science programs

Image of computer with codeThe school will launch a graduate certificate and a Master’s degree in applied computer science this fall, both aimed at eliminating academic barriers for students interested in computer science.

CVP Speaker Series @ GW: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEM

Video ThumbnailCVP Speaker Series @ GW: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEM

Dr. Hamdar receives funding to develop AI systems to help people with health problems drive safely

Headshot of Samer HamdarDr. Hamdar's team will create high quality image and video datasets using driving simulators, and then train and test advanced AI systems to predict and detect driver fatigue, seizure, stroke, or cardiac arrest, all of which can contribute to traffic accidents.

SEAS alumnus Christopher Wiernicki elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering

Headshot of Christopher WiernickiMr. Wiernicki was elected for his innovative leadership in the design, engineering, and operation of ships and offshore structures.

US News ranks SEAS online graduate programs #14 nationally

Best Online Program BadgeWith our programs jumping 40 spots in four years, SEAS continues its climb up the rankings

2021 SEAS Graduation Information

Please visit our SEAS Graduation Information web page for regular updates on the GW 2021 Commencement and school celebrations.

SEAS students create apps to promote social awareness during COVID-19

Crowd Alert demo from group 7Freshmen students in Dr. Kartik Bulusu’s Introduction to Engineering for Undeclared Majors course created several mobile apps to raise awareness of pandemic-related issues.

Drs. Entcheva and Kay publish review of cardiac optogenetics field in Nature Reviews Cardiology

Heart imageTheir high-profile review article provides an in-depth discussion of groundbreaking technological achievements in the field over the past 10 years.

Dr. Louri receives IEEE Computer Society Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award

Watch the video produced by the IEEE Computer Society to honor Dr. Ahmed Louri “for pioneering contributions to the solution of on-chip and off-chip communication problems for parallel computing and manycore architectures.”

Dr. Keidar elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors announced on December 8 that it has elected SEAS professor Dr. Michael Keidar to the rank of NAI Fellow.

Christopher Wiernicki delivers 2020 Frank Howard Lecture

Christopher Wiernicki speaking on WebexSEAS alumnus Christopher Wiernicki, MS ’83, delivered the address “Navigating the New Normal,” which focused on the technology, talent, and leadership skills required to address our current environment and shape our post-pandemic future.

Biopharmaceutical company signs agreement to develop COVID-19 testing technology designed at SEAS

Zaghloul experiment graphicHoth Therapeutics has entered into a Sponsored Research Agreement with GW to develop an in-home testing device designed by Dr. Mona Zaghloul’s research team.