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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 infrastructure to automated vehicles.

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Upcoming Events 



Young People Make History and It’s Our Job to Support Them

W. Scott Amey, M.S. ‘75, named as the 2024 GW Engineering graduation celebration speaker
May 14, 2024

The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science is excited to welcome W. Scott Amey, M.S. ‘75 as the 2024 GW Engineering graduation celebration speaker.

Ph.D. Student Kejia Hu Advances Cost-Effective Desalination Technologies in Acclaimed Study

May 10, 2024

For her research addressing challenges surrounding desalination, GW Engineering is excited to announce Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. candidate Kejia Hu has been selected as a 2024 C. Ellen Gonter Awardee!

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.