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Upcoming Events 



Driving Innovation: TCO Awards $35,000 in Prizes

April 5, 2024

Top prizes went to chemical-free lithium extraction and opioid-induced respiratory depression treatment at the annual Technology Commercialization Office event.

Q&A with Professor Kim Roddis on Baltimore Bridge Collapse

March 28, 2024

GW Today spoke with Engineering Professor Emerita W. M. Kim Roddis, a registered professional engineer with experience in bridge design, about the factors that contributed to the collapse.

Developing a National Capability for Integrated Water Resource Management

March 22, 2024

For her expertise in hydrology and hydrometeorology modeling, CEE associate professor Leila Farhadi was nominated to attend the second Integrated Hydro-Terrestrial Modeling workshop held in Fall 2023.