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Dr. Tianshu Li taking the lead at GW for a newly funded Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC)

GWU will partner with 9 other institutions to discover the fundamental scientific principles underlying the control of atomic ordering in semiconductor alloys.

Xitong Liu

Prof. Xitong Liu receives the Inaugural ACS ES&T Engineering Best Paper Award

Dr. Liu's paper "Cost Comparison of Capacitive Deionization and Reverse Osmosis for Brackish Water Desalination" is one of this year's recipients.

students posing with 1st place award

ASCE GW Student Chapter Participate at Mid-Atlantic West ASCE Student Symposium

The GW environmental team won first place in the Environmental Contest and the GW steel bridge team won second place in bridge aesthetics.



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