Find your future in civil and environmental engineering at GW, where our students have access to a broad engineering curriculum, exceptional facilities, and the unique opportunities that only Washington, DC offers.



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 



Creating a Healthier World Through Pioneering Environmental Engineering Research

August 21, 2023

Professor Danmeng Shuai’s pioneering research won him a Frontier Research Award from the Association of Chinese American Professors in Environmental Engineering and Science!

Bridging Innovation and Market: GW Engineering Faculty Receive Tech Maturation Awards

June 22, 2023

From a wearable ring that keeps patients on top of their cardiac health to a technology for extracting lithium hydroxide without destructive mining, GW inventors are at the forefront of their fields.

I-95 Bridge Collapse And Solutions, Explained By Professor Kim Roddis

June 14, 2023

The Washington Post interviewed Kim Roddis, a retired Professor of Civil Engineering at GW, to provide readers with a reason as to why the bridge collapsed and explain the proposed solutions.