Features & Announcements

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.

Innovation Challenge

Innovate to help Puerto Rico

Join the SEAS Innovation Challenge and develop creative technological solutions to help meet needs in Puerto Rico. The entry deadline is January 8.

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SEAS receives $300k Clare Boothe Luce Program award

Female sophomore students in SEAS are eligible for one of the four research scholarships that will be awarded this year. Funding for each scholarship will total $37,250. Find out more and apply.

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U.S. Patent Innovations LLC awards Dr. Keidar $5.3M in funding for novel plasma cancer therapy

Dr. Michael Keidar has received $5.3 million in funding from U.S. Patent Innovations LLC for a five-year project titled “Plasma Medicine Initiative”.

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At the Crossroads of Science

Dr. Elias Balaras conducts research in multi-physics simulations in a variety of fluid mechanics problems.

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Dr. Plesniak Honored with ASME Fluids Engineering Achievement Award

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has selected Michael Plesniak to receive the 2017 ASME Fluids Engineering Award.