Features & Announcements

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Dr. Santos selected as a Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Joost Santos will use his Fulbright award to develop infrastructure and economic resilience models to enhance disaster risk management

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Intro to Engineering summer course for high schoolers; register by May 15

SEAS will offer a three-week, three credit Introduction to Engineering course, beginning June 7, for high school students. The course provides a hands-on project and experiment-based introduction to the various disciplines within engineering and applied science. Learn more and register.

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Dr. Gralla uses Minecraft to adapt lab project to online learning

Dr. Gralla introduces students to the fundamentals of systems engineering and manufacturing using Minecraft.

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Dr. Broniatowski receives NSF RAPID grant for COVID-19-related research

Dr. David Broniatowski will use Twitter data combined with agent-based modeling to construct a model of the coupled spread of disease and fear in the context of COVID-19. Learn more.

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Admitted Students: SEAS announces Flex-Start program

In Fall 2020, SEAS began to offer select admitted master’s degree students the ability to start their MS degree program online through our Flex-Start program. The program is ideal for admitted students who may be impacted by travel restrictions or visa delays.Learn more

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SEAS celebrates 2020 Commencement

If you missed the live stream of the May 15 SEAS Graduation Celebration ceremonies, you can still watch them—and see photo albums and the faculty and staff congratulatory video—on the 2020 SEAS Virtual Graduation ceremonies page.

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Community solar projects workshop

SEAS and GW Law recently co-hosted a workshop to discuss the market potential for the adoption of community solar projects.

2019 R&D Showcase EMSE winners

EMSE winners of SEAS Student R&D Showcase

The Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE) congratulates the EMSE student and faculty mentor winners of the 2019 SEAS Student R&D Showcase.

EEMI Capitol Study

EEMI research student report released at Capitol Hill event

The Capitol Hill event was attended by 165 people, including three members of Congress.

New spring 2019 course

EMSE 6035 - Marketing of Technology will provide students with a quantitative foundation for informing design decisions in an uncertain, competitive market.

Dr. Joost

An Ounce of Prevention

Dr. Santos studies disaster risk management, developing hybrid models from the fields of systems engineering and economics to learn how to predict the ripple effects of disasters across interdependent infrastructure and economic systems, studying problems such as production disruptions or allocation of emergency responders after disasters.

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EMSE senior Jillian Miles highlighted in GW Today video

Jillian Miles reflects on her favorite memories during her time at the George Washington University. Watch Jillian in this video.

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.

MS in Data Analytics

New graduate program: MS in data analytics

Learn more about our new master of science in data analytics program, designed for professionals who need the big data and data analytics skills that are increasingly in demand.


Environmental and Energy Management Institute offering 5 professional short courses this fall

This semester GW’s Environmental and Energy Management Institute will offer several on-campus, two-day professional short courses in renewable energy and sustainability.


Better Decision Making

Some models of decision making assume humans have perfect information, but Dr. Erica Gralla knows that is never the case when working with complex systems.


How Perception Drives Decisions

David Broniatowski’s research investigates decision making under risk, big data and health, systems architecture, and computational analysis of group decision-making.


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.