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

September 20, 2022

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

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

September 13, 2022

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

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

April 14, 2022

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

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

April 14, 2022

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

GW Transportation Program participates in $7m Department of Transportation grant

December 9, 2021

Working with a team led by Texas A&M University, the GW Transportation Program will study "Automated Vehicles for All."

Dr. Shuai’s study calls for urgent attention to public health concerns of emerging pathogen

December 8, 2021

The study finds that vesicle-cloaked norovirus clusters are persistent under environmental stresses and are resistant to ultraviolet disinfection.

Meet GW Monumental Alumnus, Sidney Dewberry

December 7, 2021

Mr. Dewberrry, B.S. ’51, is an engineering executive. Learn more about his Monumental Achievement.

Dr. Liu’s team advances to semi-finals of DOE Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize competition

November 9, 2021

Dr. Xitong Liu and his Ph.D. student Lingchen Kong are leading a GW team to participate in the US Department of Energy’s Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize

Dr. Li receives NSF grant to model crystal nucleation under realistic conditions

October 5, 2021

Dr. Tianshu Li and his collaborator at UC Davis have received a three-year, $639,105 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for the project “An integrated computational suite for large-scale modeling of crystal nucleation.”

Dr. Shuai receives NIH grant to study the disinfection paradigm for emerging pathogen

October 5, 2021

Dr. Danmeng Shuai has received a two-year, $489,586 R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Drs. Silva, Hamdar and Badie will use FHWA grant to develop guidelines to enhance bridge safety

October 4, 2021

Dr. Pedro Silva and project co-investigators, Dr. Samer Hamdar and Dr. Sameh Badie, have received a three-year, $299,195 grant from the Federal Highway Administration.

Dr. Farhadi receives NASA grant to study evapotranspiration and recharge fluxes

October 3, 2021

Dr. Leila Farhadi has received a one-year, $99,000 NASA grant for the project "Coupled Estimation of Evapotranspiration and Recharge from Remotely Sensed Land Surface Moisture and Temperature."