The Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering; Discussion with students and professors

An interdisciplinary, problem-solving department

 


"The biggest challenges of our day – climate change, public health, infrastructure, innovation, privacy and connectivity, even racism – have systems at their root. Our faculty, students, and alumni are on the front lines developing solutions."

Professor Szajnfarber

Department Chair


 

Explore our cutting-edge interdisciplinary educational and research programs

 

Prospective students

Prospective Students

Developing skills for impact: We are one of the oldest and largest programs of our kind in the United States, offering undergraduate and graduate programs that combine engineering, management, business analytics and technology. We give you the skills necessary to deploy technology for impact.

Research

Faculty and Research

The world is our lab: Faculty and students in the department work with partners throughout GW, across DC, and around the globe to conduct research that covers a wide array of sectors and topics. Meet our faculty and learn about our focus research areas.

 

 

 

Aleksey Tsukanov, Agriculture Minister Roman Leshchenko, SEAS Dean John Lach, Joe Cascio and Jonathan Deason, co-directors EEMI, and Mark Pollins, visiting scholar, EEMI

Ukraine seeks solutions to drought with EEMI experts

The day after Ukraine’s president met with President Biden, the country’s agriculture minister came to GW to meet with Environmental and Energy Management Institute experts to explore working together to mitigate the impact of climate change on the country’s agricultural sector.

Minecraft

Using online games to teach engineering fundamentals

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Professor Gralla to rethink how to introduce students in her Fundamentals of Systems Engineering course to the manufacturing supply chain’s inherent challenges, she turned to Minecraft, an online game known for building and exploring new worlds.

 

 

 

 

photo of Kogan Plaza filled with students and the text Onward GW

 

 


 

News

Ukraine’s agriculture minister meets with EEMI experts

Aleksey Tsukanov, Agriculture Minister Roman Leshchenko, SEAS Dean John Lach, Joe Cascio and Jonathan Deason, co-directors EEMI, and Mark Pollins, visiting scholar, EEMIThe Environmental and Energy Management Institute (EEMI) recently hosted Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Roman Leshchenko on campus to explore working together to mitigate the impact of climate change on Ukraine’s agricultural sector.

Why systems engineering is so relevant to modern society

Dr. Ekundayo ShittuListen as Dr. Ekundayo Shittu discusses the exciting contributions that systems engineering makes to society.

Dr. Helveston wins Sloan Foundation grant

Dr. John HelvestonThe Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded the grant for a study related to electric vehicle financial incentives for consumers.

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BME Day

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