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Getting to Know Delaney Foster ‘20

Photo of Delaney FosterDelaney Foster ‘20 recently graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering and will begin working at Microsoft in Redmond, WA, next month.

Getting to Know Samantha Brick ‘20

Photo of Samantha BrickSamantha Brick’s engineering journey has already taken her from Washington, DC, to Washington state, and her career is just getting started! The recent civil and environmental engineering graduate will begin a full-time role at KPFF’s Seattle office in September and is ready to take on her new position.

Getting to Know Mercedes Suazo, '20

Photo of Mercedes SuazoMercedes Suazo ‘20 may have only just completed her undergraduate career, but she’s not saying goodbye to the classroom yet. The biomedical engineering major will pursue a master’s degree at Boston University starting this fall.

Getting to Know Patrick Cody, '20

Photo of Pat CodyWhen Patrick Cody, BS ‘20, was applying to colleges, he knew that he wanted to study at an urban university with a strong computer science program. Four years later, the CS major is preparing to move from Washington, DC, to Seattle, Washington, where he will work as a production engineer at Facebook.

Yerukhimovich Receives NSF Grant to Study Large Scale Secure Computation

Headshot of Arkady YerukhimovichDr. Arkady Yerukhimovich of the computer science department has received a four-year National Science Foundation grant for the project “New Approaches for Large Scale Secure Computation.” This collaborative project with George Mason University (GMU) and The United States Naval Academy (USNA) aims to enable large scale computations while preserving privacy.

Getting to Know Caitlin Carfano ‘20

Photo of Caitlin CarfanoThis week, we’ve spoken with Caitlin Carfano, BS ‘20, an electrical engineering major who has received many academic honors during her time at the university. “I was attracted to GW’s engineering program because of the close-knit community of SEAS,” she reflects. Carfano will soon begin a full-time role as an engineer at Lockheed Martin’s offices in the greater Philadelphia area.

Our continued commitment to excellence during COVID-19: A message from Dean John Lach

Dean Lach screen captureSEAS Dean John Lach recently recorded a message to update SEAS alumni on the school’s continuing commitments to our community, as well as the strengths we draw upon to meet those commitments and the many reasons for optimism amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

SEAS celebrates 2020 Commencement

Graduation PhotoIf you missed the live stream of the May 15 SEAS Graduation Celebration ceremonies, you can still watch them—and see photo albums and the faculty and staff congratulatory video—on the 2020 SEAS Virtual Graduation ceremonies page.

Getting to Know Steven Brunetto, '20

Photo of Steven BrunettoEven amidst a challenging global landscape, SEAS seniors are wrapping up their undergraduate careers and preparing to enter professional roles in just a few short weeks. One such graduate is Steven Brunetto ‘20, who will begin working as a systems engineer later this month at Raytheon Technologies, in Aurora, CO.

Dr. Kay and Team Receive Four-Year NIH Grant

Headshot of Matthew KayDr. Matthew Kay of the biomedical engineering department and Dr. David Mendelowitz of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) are the Multiple Principal Investigators on a newly awarded four-year, $2.33 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Their project will study how to control the cardiac parasympathetic neural system to protect the heart from damage.

What Engineers Can Learn From Owls' Stealthy Flight

Owl wings fluid flowProfessor Elias Balaras of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and other teams of researchers across the country are conducting research on owls’ quiet flights to learn how their wing attributes can be adapted to silence wind turbines and airplanes. His work was referenced in this recent

Drs. Mazzuchi and Millar developing green tech for US coal industry

Plugged in green EarthThe technology provides a route for low-cost and low-waste production of engineered coal to rebuild lost and depleted topsoil in agriculture and urban settings and to treat municipal wastewater.

Doctoral student Desti Provenzano and husband lead team to develop N95 respirators

Destie Provenzano and Dr. Yuan James Rao with respiratorsNBC4-Washington featured BME PhD student Destie Provenzano and her husband, Yuan James Rao (Radiology and Neurological Surgery), in the April 15 article “DC Couple Skips Honeymoon to Help Health Care Workers During Pandemic.”

Help develop a COVID-19 response website

Covid-19 infographic

SEAS and the GW Medical School are looking for students who want to rapidly develop a website to support physicians and other medical personnel to keep up-to-date with the latest literature, best practices, and guidelines as they work to combat the coronavirus.  To help, please see the project specs and details.

Dr. Louri to receive IEEE Computer Society’s Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award

Dr. Louri head-shotDr. Louri has made pioneering contributions to the solution of on-chip and off-chip communication problems for parallel computing and manycore architectures.