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Admitted Students: SEAS announces Flex-Start program

Starting Fall 2020, SEAS will offer select admitted master’s degree students the ability to start their MS degree program online through our Flex-Start program. The program is ideal for admitted students who may be impacted by travel restrictions or visa delays. Learn more

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Dr. LeBlanc wins NSF CAREER award

Saniya LeBlanc's award will support her goal of manufacturing devices that convert waste heat to usable energy.

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The view from above: SEAS Rocket Team preps for competition

Fresh from a First Place finish in last year’s SpacePort America Cup intercollegiate rocket competition, the SEAS Rocket Team is preparing for the 2020 competition. See some neat aerial footage in this video of the team’s rocket staging test.

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Allegra Farrar receives USRA Distinguished Undergraduate Award

The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) recently selected MAE senior Allegra Farrar as a USRA Distinguished Undergraduate and awarded her its John R. Sevier Memorial Scholarship Award.

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Faculty Opening:

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position as an associate or assistant professor.

Sea lions may inspire 'strokes' of genius

Strokes of genius

This National Science Foundation video captures the research that Dr. Megan Leftwich and her lab are doing with sea lions at the Smithsonian National Zoo, studying the flow of water around their flippers in order to improve propulsion for ships, underwater drones, and other submerged objects.

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GW Rocket Team excels at Spaceport America Cup

The GW Rocket Team took three awards in the competition, including the First Place prize in the Student Research and Development Solid Booster Competition.

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SEAS Baja Team excels at SAE Baja Competition

The SEAS Baja Team recently excelled in the Society of Automotive Engineers intercollegiate Baja competition, held April 10-13 in Cookeville, TN.

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GW’s Baja Team prepares for SAE Baja competition

Watch highlights of the GW Baja Team’s test drive of the vehicle it is taking to the SAE Baja competition in Tennessee.

Faculty Opening

Tenure-track faculty opening

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level, beginning as early as Fall 2019. View the full job description and apply.

Helena Salvi

MAE graduate Helena Salvi featured in GW Today

Ms. Salvi has contributed to several long-term, interdisciplinary research projects at GW, and has spent her summer wrapping up loose ends before transitioning her work to a new generation of student leaders. She plans to continue building bridges through engineering and biology in her post-graduate career.

Dr. Leng

Dr. Leng featured in GW Today article

Dr. Yongsheng Leng’s research team believes they have settled a long-debated fundamental science question: How do simple lubricants act under extreme conditions?

Dr. Solares

An Engineer’s Friend

We all need friends, and who among us wouldn’t appreciate a friend who does the hard, unglamorous, behind-the-scenes work that allows us to shine? Dr. Solares is that friend. He does the behind-the-scenes materials and measurement science research that other engineers can rely on to build the nano-scale devices that amaze the rest of the world.

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ASEE names Dr. Saniya LeBlanc to "20 High-Achieving Researchers and Educators Under 40” list

Dr. LeBlanc's varied experiences led her ultimately to academia.

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Dr. Keidar installed as A. James Clark Professor of Engineering

Dr. Michael Keidar was installed in the endowed professorship in a recent ceremony at the Science and Engineering Hall.