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Upcoming Events 



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.

Ph.D. Student Lingchen Kong Scores First Place at GSEA D.C. and 2023 New Venture Competition

April 25, 2023

Ph.D. student Lingchen Kong continues to make amazing progress on his start-up company, Ellexco! Read to learn how Kong has excelled in multiple competitions as he works towards his goal of making lithium extraction more cost-effective and environmentally friendly.

Ph.D. Student Lingchen Kong and Professor Xitong Liu Win Funding at the 2023 New Venture Competition

April 17, 2023

The pair took home two top honors totaling $20,000 at the 2023 New Venture Competition awards ceremony at Jack Morton Auditorium.