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We are a strong community of faculty and students who work together to generate advances in mechanical and aerospace engineering aimed at addressing a range of challenges in our world.



Prepare for your future: Our rigorous academic programs equip you to succeed in a wide variety of exciting and challenging occupations.


Micro to macro: Conduct research alongside our faculty on a range of topics from nanotechnologies to aircraft design.

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Get the best of both worlds:  Enjoy the personal attention of our small department and the wide range of opportunities available in Washington, DC.

Upcoming Events




Professor Lorena Barba Demonstrates Transformative Use of Jupyter AI in Engineering Education

June 25, 2024

MAE professor Lorena Barba showcased in her keynote speech at PyCon Columbia 2024 how Jupyter AI can be used to automatically generate course learning objectives for engineering courses.

Engineering Change in Yumbe, Uganda Through Community Learning Center

May 21, 2024

GW's Engineers Without Borders Chapter plans to travel to Yumbe, Uganda in December to build upon an existing library and implement a community learning center their team designed to meet community needs and boost school retention rates.

Young People Make History and It’s Our Job to Support Them

W. Scott Amey, M.S. ‘75, named as the 2024 GW Engineering graduation celebration speaker
May 14, 2024

The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science is excited to welcome W. Scott Amey, M.S. ‘75 as the 2024 GW Engineering graduation celebration speaker.