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GW Engineering Leads D.C. Universities in Building Capacity for the Design of Neuromorphic Materials and Devices

February 14, 2024

Researchers from GW Engineering are leading a strong team of scientists from the Washington D.C.-Metro area to address challenges in emerging electronic and sensing devices with the help of a $1M DEPSCoR capacity-building grant.

Damage Free Structural System to Resist Large Magnitude Natural Hazards

February 13, 2024

Professor Silva is leading a collaborative research project funded by the National Science Foundation to develop an innovative construction concept that can result in systems performing damage free despite extreme hazards.

Professor Hamdar Supports D.C. in Evaluating Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

January 11, 2024

Through his continued research and new advisory roles, CEE Professor Samer Hamdar is supporting the D.C. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration in the evaluation and monitoring of connected and autonomous vehicles.