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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 



Professor Manzari Shares Latest Achievements of Liquefaction Experiments and Analysis Projects

October 19, 2023

CEE Professor & Department Chair Majid Manzari was invited to deliver a keynote lecture at the International Conference on Seismic and Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering where he discussed some of LEAP’s major achievements.

Showcasing GW Engineering to Alumni & Families

October 5, 2023

Hundreds of GW alumni came home in September to participate in a slew of activities, like the "Best of GW" lecture series, that show off the best the university has to offer alongside current students, friends, and families of GW.

Visionary Leader Rumana Riffat Appointed as GW's Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

August 23, 2023

Rumana Riffat has held a series of progressively responsible administrative roles at the School of Engineering and Applied Science and has worked collaboratively with administration and faculty.