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Welcome to the Future: Celebrating and Connecting GW Engineers

February 21, 2024

For Engineers Week 2024, GW Engineering celebrated our school’s community of budding and impactful engineers through a slew of events focused on professional development and community from February 20th to March 2nd.

Unveiling THE-FORESTATION: GW Innovation Center and Kennedy Center's Latest Collaboration

February 20, 2024

The GW Innovation Center teamed up with the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts for a second year in a row to fabricate the art installation, THE-FORESTATION, for their REACH to Forest festival from February 20 to March 2.

Prolific Inventor Charles Garris Elected to NAI Fellows Class of 2023

February 20, 2024

To honor the significant contributions to both science and society MAE professor Charles Garris has made through his inventions, Garris was elected to the National Academy of Inventors’ 2023 Class of Fellows!

Bolstering Artificial Intelligence Workforce Development

February 20, 2024

On January 17, Dr. Costis Toregas provided his thoughts on the challenges facing the U.S. in creating an AI-ready workforce and recommended strategies for addressing them in the future to a House Subcommittee.

Colloquium Illuminates Opportunities and Challenges for Software Developers in 2024

February 19, 2024

GW's Departments of Computer Science and Physics collaborated to offer a joint colloquium on February 16 when they welcomed GW alum Adam Hughes to give a talk titled, “Why you should be excited to be a software engineer in 2024.”

Solving the Latest Challenges in Engineering Systems

February 16, 2024

GW Engineering was well represented at CESUN’s 9th International Symposium, including conference and society leadership by faculty members from the Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Department.

February's Local Hero: Jonathan Yoo

February 15, 2024

Each month we will highlight one of the members of the GW Engineering staff in our Local Hero editorial feature. Take the time to meet February's Local Hero, Jonathan Yoo!

Handbook of Multi-level Climate Actions Reviewed in Oikonomia

February 15, 2024

Oikonomia published a review of the book professor Jon Deason co-edited last year, noting the diverse contributions of each editor and providing an overview of the case studies presented in each chapter.

GW Engineering Leads D.C. Universities in Building Capacity for the Design of Neuromorphic Materials and Devices

February 15, 2024

Researchers from GW Engineering are leading a strong team of scientists from the Washington D.C.-Metro area to address challenges in emerging electronic and sensing devices with the help of a $1M DEPSCoR capacity-building grant.

Chinese Tech Startups Quietly Stop Testing Driverless Cars on Californian Roads

February 14, 2024

Business Insider reported on Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi’s withdrawal from California’s autonomous vehicle testing program, interviewing EMSE assistant professor John Helveston for his expertise on the matter.

Damage Free Structural System to Resist Large Magnitude Natural Hazards

February 13, 2024

Professor Silva is leading a collaborative research project funded by the National Science Foundation to develop an innovative construction concept that can result in systems performing damage free despite extreme hazards.