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Dr. Wei discusses his NASA-funded research to improve air traffic safety

In this GW Today profile, MAE professor Dr. Peng Wei discusses how artificial intelligence is changing the future of air transportation.

In case you missed it: the SEAS Celebration

Image of computer with codeThere still is time to watch the video of the SEAS graduation celebration and to download your personalized graduation slide. Visit the SEAS Celebration page.

GW team places 6th in worldwide AIAA Design-Build-Fly competition

Image of AIAA 2021 Design-Build-Fly Competition TeamThe 15-member team of SEAS students competed against a field of 92 teams worldwide in the annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' competition.

Getting to Know Katie Goldrick ‘21

Photo of Katie GoldrickKatie Goldrick ‘21, a senior studying biomedical engineering (BME), says that enrolling at SEAS was sparked by her desire to be part of a small community of students.

Getting to Know Richard Sear ‘21

Photo of Richard SearWhen Richard Sear ‘21 enrolled at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, he wasn’t sure what he wanted to study. “What drew me to GW was its brand new engineering building and its reputation for student involvement in both research and internships.”

Getting to Know Sarah Morin ‘21

Photo of Sarah MorinSarah Morin ‘21 was drawn to the School of Engineering and Applied Science after witnessing how committed faculty members were to students when she first visited campus.

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.”

Getting to Know Michael Degaga ‘21

Photo of Michael DegagaBiomedical engineering major Michael Degaga ‘21 was drawn to SEAS because of its tight knit academic community. “This has allowed me to develop close relationships with my professors, advisors, and students in my major,” the senior reflects.

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