SXSWi discussion on NASA prizes

Prof. Zoe Szajnfarber spoke at the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) Festival in Austin, TX on March 15...

Using social media to analyze behaviors toward vaccination

The NIH’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded Prof. David Broniatowski a prestigious R01 grant for his research “Supplementing Survey-Based Analyses of Group Vaccination Narratives and Behaviors Using Social Media...

Designing and evaluating oil spill response exercises

The U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Oil Spill Response Division has awarded Prof. Erica Gralla a one-year, $173,000 contract for her research project...

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CESUN 2016 Conference - Hosted at GW University

CESUN 2016 seeks to bring together researchers, from multiple domain and methodological backgrounds who share a common interest in tackling complex socio-technical systems problems.


New research methods using social media

Dr. David Broniatowski’s survey research on attitudes about vaccines has received a good deal of attention recently—from the Washington Post, New York Magazine, MensHealth, and The Conversation.

Impact SEAS Superheros

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s . . . Prof. Szajnfarber?

Prof. Zoe Szajnfarber is the subject of the most recent IMPACT SEAS Superheroes series, which features engineering faculty as superheroes. Find out how Prof. Szajnfarber—aka “The Force Multiplier”—helps save the world.