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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Get the best of both worlds:  Enjoy the personal attention of our small department and the wide range of opportunities available in Washington, DC.


Upcoming Events 



Development of Electrospun Nanofibrous Air Filters for Controlling the Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

May 15, 2023

Professor Danmeng Shuai collaborated with Professor Yun Shen and developed electrospun nanofibrous membranes with a reduced fiber diameter and pore size to effectively capture coronavirus aerosols.

GW Engineering is a Stand Out in the 2023 Faculty Honors Ceremony

May 1, 2023

Through granting a variety of university-wide awards, the annual Faculty Honors Ceremony recognizes a diverse group of talented GW faculty and graduate assistants who have shown extraordinary dedication to teaching, research, and the university

GW Engineering Students Display Thought-Provoking Research at the 2023 R&D Showcase

April 28, 2023

More than 250 undergraduate, master, and Ph.D. students, postdoctoral scholars, and research scientists from the School of Engineering & Applied Science and other schools around GW congregated in the Science & Engineering Hall today for the R&D and Senior Design Showcase.