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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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Upcoming Events




Shaping Tomorrow’s Engineers: GW Engineering Hosts ASEE MAS Conference

April 22, 2024

The American Society for Engineering Education Middle Atlantic Section’s Spring 2024 Conference was held at GW, featuring a panel with MAE professor Lorena Barba and fellow GW professors.

Students Tackle Asteroid Detection Dilemma at 2024 Ethics in Engineering Case Competition

April 9, 2024

Undergraduate students Mikayla Havers and Tyler Wyka attempted to find solutions to a fictional case study involving two suppliers contracted to help determine whether a detected asteroid poses a concern.

Exploring the Frontiers of Plasma

April 8, 2024

Take a deep dive into the A. James Clark Professor of Engineering Michael Keidar's career journey studying the physics of plasma in the GW Research Magazine's feature article, "Plasma Promise"!