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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.

Dr. Efimov develops new tools to advance cardiac surgery and therapy

Dr. Efimov in a labHe and his collaborators are pioneering a new class of medical instruments that use flexible electronics to improve patient outcomes in minimally invasive surgeries.

Journal of Biomedical Semantics article ranks Dr. Zhang among most influential bioprinting authors

Headshot of Dr. ZhangThe article ranks Dr. Zhang 7th worldwide and ranks GW 10th for producing bioprinting articles

Getting to Know Gabriela Herrera ‘20

Photo of Gabriela HerreraGabriela Herrera ‘20 graduated with a degree in civil engineering and an offer to serve as a field engineer and engineering assistant at Turner Construction in Washington, DC.

Getting to Know Glen Warren ‘20

Photo of Glen WarrenGlen Warren, who double majored in computer science and psychology, was a member of GW’s inaugural cohort of Posse Atlanta Scholars. He is now the first GW Posse Scholarship recipient to have graduated from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Professor Shittu Expands High Schoolers’ STEM Knowledge

For the second summer in a row, Professor Ekundayo Shittu of the EMSE department led a program for DC-area high school students, covering STEM topics, including spreadsheet and optimization modeling, programming in Python, and VBA (Excel’s programming language). 

Getting to Know Monica Kavathekar ‘20

Photo of Monica KavathekarMonica Kavathekar ‘20 has taken her expertise in computer science to New York City, where she now serves as a software engineer for Disney Plus.

Dr. Zara talks to GW Today about virtual learning at GW for Fall 2020

Dr. Zara GW All AccessLast year’s winner of GW’s Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching Excellence, Dr. Jason Zara is optimistic about virtual learning helping make students better engineers.

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.

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.

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.